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Emergency Audit of EDD Finally Approved
September 17, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) issued the following statement after the State Auditor approved an emergency audit of the Employment Development Department (EDD), the state agency responsible for providing unemployment insurance benefits to Californians: “Every day...
September 17, 2020: September Updates & COVID-19 Resources
September 17, 2020
California & COVID-19 Updates DMV & EDD As a reminder‚ if you need assistance with state agencies such as the DMV or EDD‚ please do not hesitate to email Senator.Chang@senate.ca.gov . We’re here to help. Financial Relief for Small Businesses The governor signed two bills I supported that...
Senator Ling Ling Chang Supports Financial Relief for California’s Small Businesses
September 11, 2020
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ling Ling Chang issued the following statement after Senate Bill 1447 and Assembly Bill 1577 were signed into law. Senator Chang voted to support both bills that will provide financial relief for small businesses including a tax break of $1000 for each employee a small business...
Sep 8: California - Bills on the Governor's Desk
September 8, 2020
Good Bills | Bad Bills
Aug 29: We Were Denied the Right to Vote on 30+ Bills
August 29, 2020
Dear Friend, Since the beginning of this pandemic, I have promoted and practiced safe, careful measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Yesterday, despite my cautious actions, my fellow caucus members and I were denied the right to vote on over 30 bills. We were not even given the option to...
Senator Chang Issues Statement on Being Denied Representation Due to Politics
August 27, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) released the following statement after learning that all Republican Senators were barred from voting today: “Since the beginning of this pandemic I have promoted and practiced safe, careful measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Today,...
About AB 2644
August 25, 2020
I’m proud to join my colleagues in supporting AB 2644. This bill just passed the Senate and will make changes to better protect Californians during emergencies such as COVID-19. With over half of the COVID-19 deaths in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF), we need SNFs to have dedicated, full-time...
Aug 21: Latest on California & COVID-19
August 21, 2020
California & COVID-19 Updates DMV & EDD Assistance Our office has helped resolve 2,700+ cases, a majority of them related to the DMV and EDD. If you need assistance with the DMV on issues such as vehicle registration, rescheduling, and verifying extensions, please email me . For the EDD, we...
The state continues to fumble with technology, to the detriment of Californians
August 21, 2020
We are the cradle of world-changing technology, but our government has relied on worthless technology and paid billions of dollars repeatedly for failed fixes. It’s proof that something is wrong with our state government—something that must change now.
August: Teleconference with OC Sheriff Don Barnes and OC District Attorney Todd Spitzer
August 19, 2020
Dear Friend, I’m hosting my 7th COVID-19 Teleconference Town Hall on Wednesday, August 12 at 3:00PM and invite you to participate in our discussion. Our guest speakers include Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer and Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes. Please RSVP here to receive a call-in...
10 Highlights from 2019
December 30, 2019
A Message from Ling Ling Chang Dear Friends, As 2019 comes to a close, I’d like to wish you Happy Holidays and take pause to reflect on how far we’ve come this year. Because of your support and my amazing team, we have made quite the impact in the district. Sincerely, Senator Ling Ling Chang 29th...
California Senator Joins Bumble CEO to Combat Online Indecent Exposure
November 21, 2019
(SACRAMENTO) – State Senator Ling Ling Chang (R – Diamond Bar) announced today she will be working with one of the world's most popular social networking apps, Bumble, and its founder and CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, to combat indecent exposure online. In January, Senator Chang will introduce...
Senator Chang Earns Perfect Score by Leading Taxpayer Protection Advocacy Group
November 19, 2019
Senator Chang announced today she received a perfect voting record from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association, one of California's most respected taxpayer advocacy groups. Only seven of the forty elected Senators received a perfect score for their tax related votes. Senator Chang has long fought...
Senator Chang Responds to New Labor Law
September 20, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) issued the following statement after the governor signed Assembly Bill 5, which will significantly limit the ability of Californians to work as independent contractors: “With AB 5, independent contractors will continue to be punished...
September 2019 Update
September 20, 2019
In This Issue: A Message from Senator Chang | Upcoming Events
Senator Ling Ling Chang Responds to Senate Vote on ACA 14
September 13, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang ( R-Diamond Bar ) issued the following statement in response to the Senate vote on ACA 14, which would amend the state constitution to enact the University of California Equal Employment Opportunity Standards Act: “This proposal is simple. It ensures anyone...
Legislation to Provide Resources to Unbanked and Underbanked Californians Sent to Governor's Desk
September 12, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA -- Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) announced her legislation to provide grants to nonprofit organizations that offer financial education and financial empowerment services to at-risk populations in California was approved by the Legislature. Senate Bill 455 is jointly...
California Veterans Will No Longer Need to Pay Adoption Fees at Animal Shelters
September 6, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA – Following strong bipartisan support, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 245 , authored by Senator Ling Ling Chang ( R-Diamond Bar ), which calls on animal shelters throughout the state to waive pet adoption fees for military veterans. California is home to two million military...
Governor Signs Bill to Require Screening of All Sexually Violent Predators Before Release
September 6, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law Senate Bill 141 coauthored by Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) and authored by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that will require all inmates convicted of a sexually violent offense to be administered a comprehensive risk...
September 2019 Newsletter
September 6, 2019
In This Issue: Upcoming Events
Senator Ling Ling Chang Honors Fat Freddy's as 2018 Small Business of the Month
December 19, 2018
Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) recognized Fat Freddy’s as the 2018 November Small Business of the Month for 29th Senate District. The recognition ceremony held at Fat Freddy’s included Senator Chang, Crystal Sayphraraj from the Brea Chamber of Commerce, and the honorees, owner Harold Duenas and his son, Ernesto Duenas.
Senator Chang Earns "2018 Champion of Manufacturing"
December 3, 2018
For the 2018 legislative session, Senator Chang earned the title of “2018 Champion of Manufacturing” from the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA). Senator Chang received this honor for her work to promote and protect California’s manufacturing sector during the 2018 legislative session.
Suburban Water Systems Teams With Senator Ling Ling Chang
November 20, 2018
COVINA, CALIFORNIA --Nov 21, 2018 -- Suburban Water Systems partnered with Senator Ling Ling Chang (R- Diamond Bar) to distribute 100 turkeys to San Gabriel Valley (Southern California) non-profits as part of their 28th annual "Operation Gobble" program. Coordinated by the California Water...
Senator Ling Ling Chang Honors SAT Professionals as 2018 Small Business of the Month
November 9, 2018
From left to right: Debbie Chan and Hedy Liu (SAT Professionals staff), Daniel Lee (Owner), Senator Ling Ling Chang, Walnut Valley School Board Member Tony Torng, Liling Torng. Diamond Bar, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) recently named SAT Professionals as the 2018 October Small...
Senator Ling Ling Chang Honors "SubsnGrub" as 2018 Small Business of the Month
October 19, 2018
From left to right: Cypress City Council Member Paulo Morales, Mandi Ortiz (SubsnGrub), Donette Ortiz (SubsnGrub), Senator Ling Ling Chang, and Cypress Mayor Pro Tem Stacy Berry. Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) recently named SubsnGrub as the 2018 September Small Business of the Month for...
Senator Chang Secures Funding for Victims of Human Trafficking
August 30, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ling Ling Chang ( R-Diamond Bar ) made the following statement in response to the Legislature’s approval of $10 million in resources and grants for victims of human trafficking: “This is a huge step in the right direction and an immense sense of relief for victims and service...
Senator Ling Ling Chang Takes Oath of Office in Fullerton
August 18, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Ling Ling Chang ( R-Diamond Bar ) participated in a community swearing-in ceremony before friends, family, community leaders, and elected officials on the campus of California State University, Fullerton. Senator Bob Huff (Ret.) administered the oath of office. Senator...
Senator Chang Seeks Funding for Human Trafficking Victims
August 13, 2018
SACRAMENTO - In her first bill introduced in the California State Senate, Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) has proposed to reinstate funding for human trafficking victims in California. California hosts the highest rate of human trafficking in the United States and the demand for victim...
Senator Chang Calls on Caltrans to Remove Gas Tax Signs
July 30, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) recently delivered a letter to the California Department of Transportation requesting the department remove taxpayer-funded signs that advertise and promote the recently enacted gas tax. Chang’s letter further calls for a review of funding of the...
Ling Ling Chang Takes Oath to Become the 29th Senate District's Next Senator
June 25, 2018
Today, Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) was sworn in as the State Senator representing California’s 29th Senate District. Following a mid-term recall election fueled by objections over the new gas tax, Chang was the top choice by voters to represent the tri-county district.
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