Tom Ammiano

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

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California Clears Same-Sex Weddings For Prison Inmates

California prison officials have confirmed that inmates can get married to someone of the same sex under certain conditions.

09/03/2013

Supervisor David Campos (Guillaume Paumier, CC-BY)

San Francisco Supervisor Announces Candidacy For State Assembly

David Campos is looking to fill the spot that will be vacated by Tom Ammiano.

08/01/2013

City College of San Francisco. (CBS)

Political Heavyweights Push Effort To Regain Accreditation At City College Of San Francisco

Four members of the state legislature are pushing forward with efforts to help the school regain accreditation.

07/16/2013

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SF Lawmaker’s Bill To Regulate Pot Sales Fails In Assembly

The legislation from Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco would have monitored the production and sale of medical marijuana through the state’s alcohol enforcement department.

05/31/2013

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California Lawmakers Pass Series Of Gun Control Bills

The bills that passed between the Senate and the Assembly would expand the list of people who are prohibited from owning firearms, require permits and a fee when buying ammunition, and ban semi-automatic rifles with detachable ammunition magazines.

05/29/2013

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California Assembly OKs Accommodations For Transgender Students

Transgender students would have the right to use public school restrooms and participate on sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders under a bill approved Thursday in the California Assembly.

05/09/2013

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

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SF Assemblyman Introduces Bill To End Marijuana Rules ‘Chaos’

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano introduced a bill that would turn licensing and regulation of medicinal marijuana dispensaries over to the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

03/19/2013

San Francisco City College (CBS)

Assembly Looks To Stabilize Funding For Struggling CCSF

With City College of San Francisco facing reduced enrollment as it struggles to maintain its accreditation status, a state assemblyman has proposed legislation that could help stabilize the school’s funding.

02/28/2013

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