Assemblyman Tom Ammiano

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Assemblyman Ammiano To Propose Ellis Act Revisions For SF

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano is bringing legislation to Sacramento which could change the Ellis Act—the provisional law that has been used as a method for tenant evictions in San Francisco.

11/22/2013

Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

San Francisco Supervisor Chiu Seeking State Assembly Seat

San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu announced Thursday his candidacy for a state Assembly seat.

09/13/2013

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts’ Proposal Excludes Gay Adults, Bay Area Lawmakers Offended

A proposal by the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay scouts, but to continue to exclude gay adults from serving as leaders has offended two gay legislators from San Francisco.

04/19/2013

Harvey Milk

Supervisor Drums Up Support For Renaming SFO After Harvey Milk

A San Francisco supervisor has been trying to drum up support for a ballot measure that would rename San Francisco International Airport after gay rights icon Harvey Milk.

02/22/2013

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Bill Moves To Limit Federal Fingerprint Program In California

A key policy committee recently approved legislation that would limit the state’s participation in a federal fingerprinting program that calls for local jails to help immigration officials deport arrestees who are in the United States illegally.

06/25/2012

Members of the California Domestic Worker Coalition are holding a protest in San Francisco. The group is also pushing for passage of Assembly Bill 889 by Democrats Tom Ammiano (center) and V. Manuel Pérez, which would regulate the wages, hours, and working conditions of domestic workers.

Domestic Workers Rally In San Francisco Following Movie Release

In connection with the release of the movie, The Help, domestic workers rallied in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/10/2011

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

California Assemblyman Pushes For Changes In Pot Prosecution

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced legislation that would decrease penalties for people convicted of illegally growing marijuana, in certain cases.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/23/2011

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