Governor Signs Legislation Requiring the State To Purchase Cleaner Heavy-Duty Trucks And Buses

SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 739, authored by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park), which requires at least 15% of vehicles, with a gross vehicle weight of over 19,000 pounds that are newly purchased by state agencies, to be Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) beginning in 2025, and at least 30% of those vehicles to be ZEV beginning in 2030.

Assemblymember Chau Hosts Appointments Seminar to Encourage Greater Diversity In State Boards And Commissions

MONTEREY PARK – Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) recently convened a community seminar, at the Monterey Park Club House, in search of talented and qualified individuals to apply for important positions on state boards and commissions. Over one hundred attendees participated in the seminar, including several local area residents who presently hold, or previously held, appointments.

Truck and Bus Legislation to Watch in California

"As we work to improve public health, we must also remember that communities of color are disproportionately exposed to pollution through proximity to roadways, ports, warehouses, and other sources of emissions. Cleaning up state-owned trucks and buses. That’s what Assembly Bill 739 by Assemblymember Ed Chau would do."