Press Releases

May 02, 2016

 Five Fallen Officers Honored during California’s Peace Officers’

Memorial Day –May 2nd 2016

Senator Galgiani’s SCR 132 honors those who gave their lives to protect others

SACRAMENTO—Law enforcement officers from throughout California converge at the State Capitol today to honor

officers who made “the ultimate sacrifice” in the line of duty.  Senator Cathleen Galgiani served as the legislative

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.

April 08, 2016

Student Loan Forgiveness Incentive Offered

for On-Time College Graduation

 

                                    Students Could Get $2,500 for Finishing on Time Under New Legislation

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.

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.

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.

February 18, 2016

Senator Galgiani Reintroduces Date Rape Drug Legislation, Vows to Continue Fight Against Proposition 47’s Negative Public Safety Impacts

 

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.

January 25, 2016

Senator Galgiani Introduces Legislation to Extend Tax Relief on Mortgage Debt

SACRAMENTO—Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) has introduced a bill that would extend tax relief on forgiveness of mortgage debt for some homeowners.

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.

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