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Senator Chang Responds to New Guidance for Theme Parks
October 21, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang ( R-Diamond Bar ) issued the following statement in response to the new guidelines for amusement and theme parks in California: “We should follow the science and help theme parks safely and responsibly re-open. These arbitrary guidelines have devastating...
Oct 15, 2020: California needs more taxpayer advocates
October 15, 2020
California Needs More Taxpayer Advocates The amount of tax and fee increases proposed each year is staggering. According to the California Tax Foundation, $273 billion in taxes and fees were proposed in 2018, another $20.4 billion in 2019, and almost $83 billion in 2020. Except for this year, 2020...
Oct 2: Town Halls on Small Businesses, General Election, and Local Issues
October 2, 2020
Dear Friend‚ With many businesses experiencing tremendous economic loss‚ it is imperative for Californians to receive up to date information on services and resources. That’s why I’m hosting a Small Business & Wildfire Assistance Town Hall with California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and...
Senator Chang Cracks Down on Price Gougers During Pandemic
September 30, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today legislation to combat price gouging, coauthored by Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) and sponsored by Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer and San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan, was signed into law. SB 1196 , tightens California law to assist law...
Senator Chang Enhances Protection for Domestic Violence Survivors
September 29, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today legislation to expand protections for survivors of domestic violence, coauthored by Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar), was signed into law. Senate Bill 1141 expands the definition of domestic violence in the law to include threatening force or intimidation, depravation...
Senator Chang Applauds Passage of Mental Health Bills
September 28, 2020
Sacramento, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) issued the following statement after the governor signed mental health bills SB 803, SB 855, AB 2112, and AB 2265 into law: “Mental health is public health. I’m proud to have supported these measures and applaud my colleagues and the governor...
Senate District 29 Supports Firefighters on Frontline of Massive El Dorado Fire
September 28, 2020
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ling Ling Chang ( R-Diamond Bar ) recently joined members of a widespread interagency effort from CAL FIRE, San Bernardino National Forest, San Bernardino County Fire, San Bernardino County Sheriffs, California Highway Patrol and additional agencies, to tour the wildfire-...
Sept 24: Update on my wildfire visit with first responders
September 24, 2020
Message from Ling Ling Chang We owe so much to our brave firefighters who have worked many long hours away from their families to keep us safe. It was an honor to join Cal Fire‚ U.S. Fire Service‚ California Highway Patrol‚ San Bernardino County Fire‚ San Bernardino County Sheriff’s‚ and other...
Korean Community Services Earns Nonprofit of the Year Award For Senate District 29
September 23, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) recognized Orange County-based Korean Community Services (KCS) as the 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year for Senate District 29 at a Buena Park City Council meeting with Buena Park Mayor Fred Smith and Councilmembers Elizabeth Swift, Art...
Senator Chang Responds to Appalling Failures of Employment Development Department
September 21, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Ling Ling Chang ( R-Diamond Bar ) issued the following statement in response to the governor’s Employment Development Department (EDD) Strike Team report: “We need an immediate Senate oversight hearing. In what world is refusing new applications and shutting down the EDD...
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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