Press Releases

An Expiration to Food Date Confusion

SACRAMENTO - In a move expected to dramatically reduce food waste, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin introduced legislation on Thursday to require packaged food sold in California be labeled with clear and consistent expiration dates.

New Legislation Removes Barriers to Success for California Community College Students

MOORPARK– Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) held a press conference this morning at Moorpark Community College to highlight the passage of AB 1705 and AB 1187, as well as $64 Million secured in the 2022-2023 State Budget for the California Community College Equitable Placement and Completion Grant Program.

New Legislation Gives Less than Honorably Discharged Veterans a Fighting Chance

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill (AB) 325 authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) was signed by Governor Newsom on Saturday, September 17th. AB 325 will create the Veteran’s Military Discharge Upgrade Grant Program to fund local service providers working with California veterans to assist them in filing discharge upgrade applications.

911 Emergencies in the 805

Drought, Fire, and More

THOUSAND OAKS – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) and the City of Thousand Oaks will be co-hosting an event highlighting some of the local emergencies and challenges with respect to water, wildfires, medical issues and landscape sustainability.

Assemblymember Irwin Appointed Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) has been appointed as Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. The Committee on Revenue and Taxation has jurisdiction over the income, property, sales and other taxes in the Golden State.

Senator Newman and Assemblymember Irwin Introduce Legislation to Ensure Safe and Accessible Battery Disposal

Sacramento, Calif. — In an effort to ensure access to safe battery disposal and reduce fire risk, Senator Josh Newman and Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin introduced SB 1215 and AB 2440 today. These two mirrored bills, also known as The Responsible Battery Recycling Act, create a statewide collection and recycling program for consumer batteries and battery-embedded products.