Press Releases

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Study Finds California Ranks Second Worst in Nation for Student-Athlete Safety

Friday, August 4, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Last week, Wells Fargo Bank made the decision to refund approximately $80 million to nearly 570,000 customers for financial harm as a result of the bank’s Collateral Protection Insurance (CPI) policies. These actions caught the attention of many, including Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D – Woodland Hills) who serves as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Banking and Finance.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D – Woodland Hills) joined Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leaders for the signings of Assembly Bill (AB) 398 and AB 617, bipartisan bills to extend California’s cap-and-trade program, to ensure the state moves forward in meeting its greenhouse gas reduction goals, and reduce air pollution in California neighborhoods.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D – Woodland Hills) joined Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leaders at a ceremony today to sign Assembly Bill (AB) 398, a bipartisan bill to strengthen and extend California's cap-and-trade program, ensuring the state moves forward in meeting its greenhouse gas reduction goals. The bill signing ceremony took place on Treasure Island, located in San Francisco Bay.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Matt Dababneh made the following statement criticizing the proposal to re-open Aliso Canyon:

“I was disappointed to hear that state regulators plan to reopen the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility before they ascertain what exactly caused the over four month leak to take place in 2015.  This disaster disrupted thousands of lives, cost local small businesses millions of dollars, and caused serious health issues for many Valley residents.  I oppose this decision. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Judiciary Committee today granted unanimous approval to Assembly Bill (AB) 611 by Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D–Woodland Hills), a bill that will increase protections for seniors and dependent adults from financial abuse and fraud.

AB 611 solves a common problem within financial institutions where bank officers and employees are presented with situations that require them to honor a power of attorney despite the fact that a financial elder abuse report has been filed on the holder of the power of attorney.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Bill will promote the sale of shelter and rescue animals in pet stores.