Press Releases

Monday, March 18, 2019

(Monterey park) – assemblymember Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park) unveiled his 2019 legislative bill package, which focuses on the important work he will be doing in the areas of privacy and consumer protection, economic development and education, health, and public safety.

Privacy and Consumer Protection

Assembly Bill (AB) 976 would establish the Artificial Intelligence in State Government Services Commission to gather input on how artificial intelligence and data science could be used to improve state services.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Sacramento – Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) honored Barbara Messina as the 2019 “Woman of the Year” for the 49th District during a legislative ceremony held at the Assembly Chambers. The ceremony recognizes women who have made outstanding contributions to California, as part of Women’s History Month.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Sacramento – State legislators, key academics, industry experts, government liaisons, and consumer representatives convened on Wednesday for an informational hearing of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Members of the committee heard from numerous stakeholders on ways to refine the law – ranging from suggestions on how to further clarify and address perceived workability issues from a business standpoint, to suggestions on how to strengthen the law from a consumer and privacy protections standpoint.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ed Chau (D – Monterey Park) released the following statement upon announcement of the Governor’s 2019-20 State budget proposal: