Governor Jerry Brown

California bill provides new protections for voters with disabilities

Friday, October 23, 2015
Right to Vote under Conservatorship
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law October 10, which aims to ensure voters with intellectual disabilities are not illegally disqualified from voting. Currently under state law, people under guardianship, known as conservatorships…

CA measure provides relief for business for ADA compliance costs

Monday, October 19, 2015
Accessibility Loan Program in California
California small businesses will soon have access to a new loan program to retrofit their buildings to come into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act architectural standards, under a new measure signed October 11 Governor…

Disability advocates denounce passage of CA assisted suicide measure

Monday, October 12, 2015
News from California
California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed into law the End of Life Option Act on October 5, making the state the fifth to legalize physician-assisted suicide and disappointing a wide coalition of disability rights advocates, who have…