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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

California lawmakers set aside up to $1.1 billion Monday for health care needs, homelessness services and school cleaning to help the state deal with crushing costs being brought on by the coronavirus crisis.

Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, said he would carry a bill giving schools more flexibility on how they make up the instructional time lost while they are closed.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Assembly Bill 3120 Will Ensure Students Do Not Fall behind in their Education

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) announced he would forward legislation to give school districts, county offices of education and charter schools more flexibility to make up missed instructional days. This bill is in response to the school closures across the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will apply to current and future school years.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Schools Must Remain Fully Funded in light of COVID-19 Pandemic

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement in support of the Governor’s executive order regarding school closures and funding:  

Friday, March 13, 2020

Chair of Assembly Education Committee Supports School Closures to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement in support of school closures: 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

AB 2088 Aims to Prevent Voter Confusion

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) has been joined by Assemblymember Jay Obernolte (R – Hesperia) on Assembly Bill 2088 to halt the use of the number 13 (Proposition 13) on future ballot measures.