April 25, 2018

Senator Janet Nguyen co-authors bill to increase renter’s tax credit

With the goal of alleviating some of the financial burden imposed by rising rents, Senator Janet Nguyen has co-authored Senate Bill 1182 (SB 1182) with Senator Steven Glazer to increase the California renter’s tax credit. SB 1182 would specifically increase the renter’s tax credit for single filers from $60 to $120 and from $120 to $240 for joint filers. “Many …

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April 23, 2018

9th Annual Central County Health Expo continues to serve as health safety net for residents

For the 9th consecutive year, residents and volunteers gathered at Concorde College in Garden Grove for the Central County Health Expo. The 5-hour event hosted by Senator Janet Nguyen, the Central County Foundation, Illumination Foundation, Serve the People and Lestonnac Free Clinic served hundreds of residents who accessed free comprehensive vision, dental and medical services. In addition to receiving on-site …

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April 13, 2018

Senator Janet Nguyen co-authors resolution designating April 14 as Mendez v. Westminster School District Day

Senator Janet Nguyen was proud to honor the historic legacy of the Mendez family with Senate Concurrent Resolution 117 (SCR 117). SCR 117, co-authored by Senator Nguyen specifically establishes April 14, 2018 as Mendez v. Westminster School District Day and recognizes the contributions of Sylvia Mendez, who has dedicated her life to educate students about the national significance of her …

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March 26, 2018

Senator Janet Nguyen announces $5.5 million in modernization grants for schools in the 34th Senate District

As a member of the State Allocation Board (SAB), Senator Janet Nguyen is pleased to announce that the SAB has unanimously approved the release of over $5.5 million in modernization grants for four local schools. The four schools receiving funding are Oak Middle School and Weaver Elementary School in the Los Alamitos Unified School District, as well as Warner Middle …

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March 16, 2018

Senator Janet Nguyen honored as Legislator of the Year by the Vietnam Veterans of America

In recognition of her advocacy for Veterans, Senator Janet Nguyen was honored today by the Vietnam Veterans of America, California State Council (VVA-CSC) as their 2017 Legislator of the Year. According to the VVA-CSC, this special recognition is given to legislators who support California Veterans and their families. The award was presented to Senator Nguyen at the State Capitol during …

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February 23, 2018

Umberg jumps into state Senate race, gets attacked by Republicans

Former Assemblyman Tom Umberg has joined the Democratic field to challenge Republican state Sen. Janet Nguyen, bringing strong credentials — and immediately drawing a harsh attack from the California Republican Party. The attorney served in Sacramento’s lower chamber twice, from 1990 to 1994 and again from 2004 to 2006. He is a retired Army colonel and former federal prosecutor who …

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February 5, 2018

Association of the United States Army honors Senator Janet Nguyen

The Master Sergeant Leroy Arthur Petry Chapter of the Association of the United States Army has awarded Senator Janet Nguyen the 2017 Legislator of the Year Award. The award, which recognizes Senator Nguyen’s excellence in leadership and longstanding support for Veterans, was presented to Senator Nguyen at the State Capitol. “To be recognized by an association that represents Veterans who …

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January 5, 2018

Senator Janet Nguyen honored as a “Champion of Manufacturing” by California Manufacturers and Technology Association

In acknowledgement of her efforts to create a positive business environment for California’s manufacturing sector, the California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA) has recognized Senator Janet Nguyen as a “Champion of Manufacturing”; a designation given to legislators whose votes align with CMTA’s position on key manufacturing bills. According to the CMTA, “Champions of Manufacturing” are companies, partners, and individuals who …

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June 4, 2017

Single-payer health care is a failed promise

Senate Bill 562, the single-payer health care bill, and its steep price tag, is not the solution to our broken health care system. The Senate Appropriations Committee estimates SB562 would cost $400 billion annually to cover all health care costs for every Californian. That’s more than double California’s proposed budget of $180 billion. Supporters hope the federal government will cover …

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