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Ramos urges legal protections for small businesses following COVID-19 health guidelines during the pandemic

HIGHLAND—Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-Highland) announced today he is seeking liability relief for small businesses in collaboration with a coalition of 22 bipartisan legislators, local small businesses and business organizations (local and statewide) to support assistance to small businesses.

Ramos said he and the coalition are urging Governor Gavin Newsom to take swift action to protect enterprises with 25 or fewer employees from being sued during the emergency if they follow state and local COVID-19 guidelines.

Bill to reduce rates of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, boost cooperation among law enforcement agencies for crimes on tribal lands moves forward

SACRAMENTO –A measure to improve public safety on tribal lands by increasing collaboration among law enforcement agencies and that would also help reduce the number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in California was unanimously approved today by the Assembly Public Safety Committee.

AB 3099 by Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-Highland) would create greater sharing of information and heightened cooperation between California’s Department of Justice (DOJ), tribal governments and local law enforcement, including tribal justice systems.