SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) and Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) today released the following statement on the California State Auditor’s report regarding the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and in-custody deaths:
San Diego, CA — Many residents have reached out to me regarding their position on Assembly Bill 1400 (Kalra), also known as CalCare, which would create a universal single-payer health coverage system in the State of California.
SACRAMENTO, CA— Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D., (D-La Mesa), is joined by Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) in introducing AB 1655, a bill that would recognize “Juneteenth,” or June 19th, as a paid state holiday.
SACRAMENTO, CA— Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D., (D-La Mesa) was joined by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) and the California Medical Association (CMA) in introducing AB 1636, a bill that ensures physicians and surgeons who have committed sexual misconduct with a patient or client are prohibited from acquiring or reinstating their license.
SAN DIEGO—Today, Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber (D-La Mesa) issued the following statement regarding doctors’ whose licenses have been reinstated following sexual misconduct against patients:
SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, Assemblymember Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) introduced HR 74, a resolution that speaks to the importance of curbing the dissemination of public health misinformation and the threat that it poses to our society. The California State Assembly successfully adopted this resolution today, declaring COVID-19 health misinformation as a public health crisis.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Akilah Weber issues the following statement on AB 914, which passed out of the Senate unanimously (39-0):
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) is joined by Assemblymembers Tasha Boerner-Horvath, Brian Maienschein, Christopher Ward, Lorena Gonzalez, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins, and Senator Ben Hueso as members of the San Diego Delegation in requesting the California State Auditor provide independently developed and verified information related to the death of inmates in the custody of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The request was approved by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee and the California State Auditor estimates a seven-month timeframe to complete the report.
SACRAMENTO— TOMORROW at 1:30 PM: Assemblymember Akilah Weber, MD (D-San Diego) will present an audit request to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) on behalf of the Democratic members of the San Diego delegation to investigate San Diego County Sheriff’s Department's inmate deaths over the last 15 years. The proposal is co-authored by Assemblymembers Tasha Boerner-Horvath, Brian Maienschein, Christopher Ward, Lorena Gonzalez, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins, and Senator Ben Hueso.