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Mike Gatto

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  • Gatto applauds proposed source to rainy day fund

    State Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) reacted positively to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to establish a new annual source for the state’s rainy day fund. Brown’s plan, which requires voter approval, entails an automatic 1.5%...
  • 'X-Prize' bill heads to state Senate

    Anyone with a good idea about how to streamline state government could receive $25,000 as part of a bill approved by the state Assembly on Friday. AB 2138, also known as the “X-Prize” bill and introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
  • Glendale, La Crescenta hold Memorial Day services

    Glendale, La Crescenta hold Memorial Day services
    For the first time since it was dedicated last July, the refurbished war memorial in Two Strike Park, which features 42 names on local fallen military personnel, was the site for a Memorial Day service in La Crescenta on Monday. During the service, the...
  • Assembly approves bill that expands tax credits

    A bill aimed at expanding tax credits to help keep movie productions in California was approved unanimously by the state Assembly on Wednesday. The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014, introduced by Assemblyman Mike...
  • Bill, requiring colleges to report certain violent crimes, approved

    A bill that would require college campuses in California to report certain violent crimes to local law enforcement, unless the victim requests anonymity, was approved with a 74-0 vote on Wednesday. The legislation, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto...
  • Gatto's social media bill headed to a vote

    A state bill that sets social media-monitoring standards for schools is now heading to the full State Assembly for a vote. Introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), AB 1442 passed with a 7-0 vote by the Assembly Education Committee. It...
  • Cyclist struck in hit-and-run looks to 'Finish the Ride'

    Cyclist struck in hit-and-run looks to 'Finish the Ride'
    A cyclist whose right leg was partially amputated after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver near Griffith Park last year isn't letting the events of that tragic day stop him from prevailing in his new life's mission. Damian Kevitt was left wounded,...
  • City, politicians discuss Doran crossing

    Glendale city officials are working behind-the-scenes to get state, local and federal politicians to back a proposal to close one of the most dangerous railroad crossings in the San Fernando Road corridor and build two bridges over the Los Angeles River...
  • First 'wiki' bill to pass focuses on pets

    The first-ever crowd-sourced bill was approved this week by the state Assembly with a 72-0 vote. The process to put together “wiki bill” AB1520 was thought up by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and came to fruition by opening it up...
  • Report finds benefit to film tax credits

    Report finds benefit to film tax credits
    Assemblymen Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) responded this week to a report about the state’s filming industry that suggests new tax incentives might help keep movie and television studios shooting in California. The...
  • Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition

    Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition
    As ‎nearly 1,200 people packed the Alex Theatre on Thursday at the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, attendees were abuzz about a historic statement made by the Turkish Prime Minister the day prior. PHOTOS: Armenian Genocide...
  • Political Landscape: 'Women of the Year' selections announced; Violent crime report bill receives supporting vote

    Two local lawmakers recently announced their picks for “Women of the Year” and they all come from a variety of professional and community-advocacy backgrounds. During a luncheon on Tuesday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) honored Alexandra...