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Senator Galgiani Welcomes State Champion Manteca High School “Buffalos” to State Capitol

April 26, 2016

Senator Galgiani Welcomes State Champion Manteca High School “Buffalos” to State Capitol

 

SACRAMENTO—Monday, State Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) welcomed the CIF Division III State Champion Manteca High boys’ basketball team to the California State Capitol. In March, the Manteca Buffalos defeated Southern California champions Ayala High School of Chino Hills to  win the school’s first ever CIF basketball title.

Tax Relief for Homeowners Who Modify Home Loans Passes Important Senate Committee

April 01, 2016

Tax Relief for Homeowners Who Modify Home Loans Passes Important Senate Committee

 STOCKTON—At a press conference held today, State Senator Galgiani publicly unveiled and discussed legislation she authored – Senate Bill 907- that provides homeowners who receive debt reduction on their home mortgage with an important state tax break. State income tax law generally defines cancelled debt as a form of income. Without additional legislation to exclude cancelled debt, many Californians are essentially taxed on “phantom income” they never received.

Tax Relief for Homeowners Who Modify Home Loans Passes Important Senate Committee

April 01, 2016

STOCKTON—At a press conference held today, State Senator Galgiani publicly unveiled and discussed legislation she authored – Senate Bill 907- that provides homeowners who receive debt reduction on their home mortgage with an important state tax break. State income tax law generally defines cancelled debt as a form of income. Without additional legislation to exclude cancelled debt, many Californians are essentially taxed on “phantom income” they never received.

Effort to Enhance Penalties for Date Rape Drug Possession Passes Senate Public Safety Committee

March 29, 2016

SACRAMENTO—Today, the Senate Public Safety Committee passed Senate Bill 1182 on a unanimous, bipartisan vote.  Senator Galgiani was joined by law enforcement groups and crime victims united.

SB 1182 will help rectify an unintended consequence of Proposition 47 by creating penalties for the possession of “date rape” drugs. The bill will restore the ability of district attorneys to pursue felony charges against individuals caught with the most common date rape drugs, including Rohypnol, GHB, and ketamine.

Senator Galgiani’s Legislation Eliminating Compassionate and Medical Parole For Cop Killers Passes Senate Floor

January 27, 2016

Passes Senate Floor

Sacramento--- Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) announced the passage of Senate Bill 6 from the Senate Floor with bipartisan support. The bill passed on a vote of 35-1 and now heads over to the Assembly.

SB 6 eliminates the ability of individuals convicted of the murder of a peace officer to be eligible for release from prison under compassionate or medical parole provisions. The bill was sponsored by the California Narcotics Officers’ Association and enjoyed a wide breadth of law enforcement support.

Senator Galgiani’s Legislation Eliminating Compassionate and Medical Parole For Cop Killers Clears Key Senate Committee

January 21, 2016

Senator Galgiani’s Legislation Eliminating Compassionate and Medical Parole For Cop Killers Clears Key Senate Committee

Sacramento--- Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) announced the passage of Senate Bill 6 from the Senate Appropriations Committee. SB 6 eliminates the ability of convicted cop killers to be eligible for release from prison under compassionate or medical parole provisions. The bill was sponsored by the California Narcotics Officers’ Association and enjoyed a wide breadth of law enforcement support.

Galgiani Legislation Supporting Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children Signed by Governor Brown

October 09, 2015

For Immediate Release:                                                                                        For More Information:

October 8, 2015                                                                                                Trent Hager 916-651-4005

 

Galgiani Legislation Supporting Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children Signed by Governor Brown

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