MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!
Speak up on July 7th & 8th
1. If you live in their districts, call and send email messages to committee members and tell them you oppose these bills. (They claim no constituents are concerned about these bills.) See the talking points on the two bills and our flyer about the digital divide here. A list of members and their phone numbers is below.
2. Call in to the two committee hearings - see below.
Wednesday, JULY 7th
2) Please plan to call in to the committee hearing on July 7 at 1:30 pm. Get call-in information from committee website.
SB 556 is item 3 on the agenda. Info to call in and say "oppose" will be posted on or by July 7 at committee link above. Remember, only limited time is allowed by the chair for callers to register "support or opposition." We need lots of people to call in. Please be respectful of all those waiting and only say your name, organization or city and "oppose" so we can get lots of opposers registered.
Thursday, JULY 8th
AB 537 (Quirk - shorten approval times so local governments can't meet them and then let construction begin) is assigned to Senate Governance and Finance Committee. The committee will meet upon adjournment of Senate Session. It could be as early as 11am, listen to the Senate session. When it adjourns, call in to 1 -888-808-6929 and use Access Code 7362833. (Check the committee link if to see if there are any changes.)
This is a 5 member committee if we can get 3 members to vote No or to "not vote" we can kill this bill.
MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY C&C COMMITTEE
Miguel Santiago (Chair)
East L.A. and South East L.A. (916) 319-2053
Jim Patterson (Vice Chair)
Clovis, Fresno (916) 319-2023
Oceanside, Encinaitas, San Clemente (916) 319-2076
Culver City , West L.A. (916) 319-2054
Corona, Norco, Riverside (916) 319-2060
Mission Viejo, San Clemente, Rancho Santa Margarita (916) 319-2073
El Centro, Brawley, Coachella (916) 319-2056
Pasadena, Claremont, La Verne (916) 319-2041
Los Gatos, Cupertino (916) 319-2028
Fullerton, Buena Park (916) 319-2065
Pomona, Chino (916) 319-2052
Santa Clarita, Simi Valley (916) 319-2052
Lemon Grove, La Mesa (916) 319-2079
Members of the Senate Governance and Finance Committee
(Multiple offices and phone numbers)
Senator Scott D. Wiener (916)-651-4011