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Mike Gatto

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  • Op-Ed: How a bill becomes a job

    When it comes to honoring the men and women who serve in America’s military, actions speak louder than words. California lawmakers now have a chance to express true appreciation by passing the state ban on single-use plastic bags, SB 270, and...
  • Gatto responds to warning letter

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) responded this week to the fact that he was one of 37 state politicians who received warning letters from a state ethics agency for accepting improper campaign contributions. An investigation by the Fair Political...
  • On the Town: Jazz legend Sandoval performs at the Alex; Pirch fundraiser benefits Glendale Healthy Kids, Founders Guild Valentine's Day Celebration

    On the Town: Jazz legend Sandoval performs at the Alex; Pirch fundraiser benefits Glendale Healthy Kids, Founders Guild Valentine's Day Celebration
    It was standing room only for the Arturo Sandoval Benefit Concert, "Save the Music," at the Alex Theatre. Besides being a 10-time Grammy Award winner, Arturo Sandoval is known internationally as a premier jazz trumpeter and Dizzy Gillespie protégé. Last...
  • Bill would boost reports of child abuse in schools

    On the heels of criminal cases involving California teachers and district employees who failed to report alleged child abuse on campus, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has proposed a law that would require public schools to adopt uniform procedures...
  • DMV to issue classic license plates

    The Department of Motor Vehicles will soon begin issuing nostalgic black license plates with yellow lettering as part of a piece of legislation that was signed into law in 2012. The department will also soon begin sending yellow license plates with black...
  • Proposed child abuse reporting law heads to State Senate

    A proposed law aiming to train school employees to better identify signs of child abuse or neglect was approved by the California State Assembly last week and now heads to the State Senate. The California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act, introduced...
  • '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...
  • Volunteers help spruce up American Legion Post

    Volunteers help spruce up American Legion Post
    With the help of about 30 volunteers, American Legion Post 288’s building in La Crescenta got a face-lift this past week. Since the 1920s, the organization has been a local hub for veterans and community organizations. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-...
  • 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%...