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November 10, 2016
Dear Friends: Great courage, boundless devotion and selfless sacrifice, these are the three main characteristics that come to mind when I think about our Veterans; those brave servicemen and women who have fought for our country in all corners of the world. As a member of a military family,...
October 25, 2016
As a member of the Veterans Affairs Committee and the Governor’s Military Council, Senator Janet Nguyen is relaying the sentiments of servicemembers and residents throughout California by condemning the Department of Defense’s (DoD) retrieval of bonuses paid to nearly 10,000 California National...
October 3, 2016
Senator Janet Nguyen and State Controller Betty Yee are pleased to announce the return of the Property Tax Postponement (PTP) program. The PTP, which was suspended due to budget cuts in 2009, provides California’s senior and disabled homeowners an important fallback taxpayer protection tool...
September 30, 2016
An advocate for Veterans, Senator Janet Nguyen is proud to announce that Governor Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill 1458, authored by Senator Pat Bates and coauthored by Senator Nguyen. This new law expands eligibility for the Disabled Veteran’s Property Tax Exemption (Disabled Veteran’s Exemption...
September 27, 2016
Senator Janet Nguyen is proud to announce that Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1012 (SB 1012) into law requiring State and all local governments to purchase United States and California flags from American manufacturers in the United States.
September 23, 2016
Next year, senior citizens will find that filing their taxes will become easier thanks to the passage of AB 1891, authored by Assemblymember Matt Dababneh and coauthored by Senator Janet Nguyen. This new law maintains that once an individual has turned 65 years old, and a school district has previously exempted them from a parcel tax, the district must continue to grant that exemption for as long as the senior is eligible.
September 20, 2016
As parents gathered for Back to School Night at DeMille Elementary in the City of Westminster, State Senator Janet Nguyen joined the festivities to present a $5,000 check on behalf of the Barona Tribe of Mission Indians. This education grant will support the school’s Vietnamese Language Dual...
September 13, 2016
Dear Friends: After a very intense end of session that took us well past 1:00 a.m., the 2015-2016 Legislative Session finally came to a close on Wednesday, August 31st. As we had expected, the last day of session brought an avalanche of bills and passionate debates; it also brought a few sad...
August 29, 2016
Below is this week’s highlight of bills of importance to the residents of the Thirty-Fourth District, as well as the positions that I took.
August 22, 2016
As the 2016 summer comes to an end, families are returning from vacation destinations, children are eagerly preparing to go back to school and the California State Legislature is ready to end a two-year session. During the first part of this session in 2015, the Legislature heard more than 2,300 bills and this year we are on track to do the same.

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