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  • One Million Californians Join Hands for Community Colleges (independent.com)
    Apr 22, 2011
    In addition to receiving strong support from local policy makers like Mayor Helene Schneider, Assemblymember Das Williams, City Councilmember Grant House, and Supervisor Salud Carbajal, Hands Across California has been endorsed by a number of ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Nava Lobbies For Redrawn 35th District to Include Only SB County (independent.com)
    Apr 21, 2011
    Commenting afterward, current 35th District representative Das Williams said Ventura and Santa Barbara have long shared a common goal of protecting the coast from oil development; by splitting the two, he said, “Our voice will be significantly diluted. ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Hands Across California in Santa Barbara (independent.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams, Supervisor Salud Carbajal, Mayor Helene Schneider and School Board Members Monique Limon & Kate Parker (and many more!) will stand with Santa Barbara City College students. Members of the public can find their place in line ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Santa Barbara residents to join Hands Across California campaign at SBCC (thedailysound.com)
    Apr 15, 2011
    “SBCC helped me so much when I was 17,” said State Assemblymember Das Williams, who will be in town to participate. “It gave me a world-class education, prepared me for UC Berkeley and for serving the public. I hope that it [Hands Across California] ...
    The Daily Sound
  • Editorial: Library proposal needs rethinking (vcstar.com)
    Apr 15, 2011
    Freshman state Assembly member Das Williams said this week he's willing to reconsider his legislation on public libraries. The Star encourages him to do just that. His proposal, Assembly Bill 438, would set a new requirement — a vote of the people in ...
    Ventura County Star
  • SY FFA welcomes Assemblyman (syvnews.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    Advisor Kathy Bibby of the Santa Ynez Future Farmers of America chapter explains grafting to Assemblyman Das Williams during his visit Friday to Santa Ynez Valley Union High School. //Julian J. Ramos/Staff The keys to California's economic future are ...
    Santa Ynez Valley News
  • Students tour colleges, national park (thecamarilloacorn.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    The busy four-day trip included hiking at Yosemite National Park and a tour of the state Capitol in Sacramento. State Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) met and spoke with the students during their visit to Sacramento.
    Camarillo Acorn
  • Pedro Nava joined by Brooks Firestone in redistricting effort (examiner.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    Current 35th District Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) wants to remain neutral. His republican opponent in the last election, former Santa Barbara County Supervisor Mike Stoker, is urging supporters to attend and ask the commission to ...
    Examiner.com
  • DA Dudley Sponsors New Rape-By-Impersonation Bill (independent.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    That Aachigian is carrying the bill rather than Das Williams, Santa Barbara's representative in the State Assembly, has raised questions. Dudley and Williams issued communiques stressing that Williams supports the bill and enjoys good working relations ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Santa Barbara Assemblyman Das Williams fights for libraries (thedailysound.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    “We need to step off privatization,” said Williams. “[These economic times] are so desperate that communities are willing to sell away the future.” Assemblymember Williams will speak at 10:30 am on Friday, April 8 at the Solvang Library at 1745 Mission ...
    The Daily Sound
  • The Summerland Seepage Mystery (independent.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    Explaining that he has already been in talks with Assemblymember Das Williams about potential legislation on the subject, Carbajal said defiantly, “We are trying to do this administratively first, but nothing prevents us from going to the legislators ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Lindberg honored as Woman of the Year (vcstar.com)
    Mar 30, 2011
    Carol Lindberg of Ventura was thrilled last month when she was honored by Assemblyman Das Williams as Woman of the Year. "They seated the 80 of us around the desk of the assembly — all the men and women — and called us up one at a time ...
    Ventura County Star
  • Former Santa Barbara City Councilman and anti-gang activist Babatunde Folayemi ... (thedailysound.com)
    Mar 16, 2011
    In 2003, Folayemi was ousted from the council, the same year Das Williams, Helene Schneider and Brian Barnwell were elected. Folayemi has remained involved as an activist since. In 2008, he brokered a peace treaty between rival Eastside and Westside ...
    The Daily Sound
  • County lawmakers report $15000 in gifts (vcstar.com)
    Mar 4, 2011
    SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Das Williams got free haircuts. Sens. Tony Strickland and Sharon Runner pocketed free passes to Disneyland. Assemblyman Cameron Smyth enjoyed tickets to an NBA game. Sen. Fran Pavley received an expenses-paid trip ...
    Ventura County Star
  • Das Williams Looks to Ban Trucks on Highway 154 (independent.com)
    Mar 3, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams introduced legislation this week to restrict large trucks from using Highway 154 as a route for travel. The bill comes after talks with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments on how to ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Bill Would Restrict Trucks on Hwy. 154 (edhat.com)
    Mar 1, 2011
    At the request of the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments, Assemblymember Das Williams has introduced Assembly Bill No. 537 to restrict trucks on Highway 154. Last year a fatal accident occurred on Highway 154 involving a gravel truck that ...
    Santa Barbara Edhat
  • Williams Introduces Assembly Bill to Restrict Trucks on Highway 154 (noozhawk.com)
    Mar 1, 2011
    (Lara Cooper / Noozhawk file photo) By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk Staff Writer | @magnoli | Published on 03.01.2011 Assemblyman Das Williams has introduced legislation to restrict trucks on Highway 154, six months after the driver of a gravel-hauling rig ...
    Noozhawk
  • END APPROACHING FOR PUBLIC UNIONS? (santaynezvalleyjournal.com)
    Feb 24, 2011
    “Unions have taken large concessions, including downgrading of pensions, very recently,” said California Assembly member Das Williams. “If we have already won the concessions, what is the problem he is trying to solve? He is showing up to throw water ...
    Santa Ynez Valley Journal
  • UCSB history professor challenges Santa Barbara conservative's plan to end ... (thedailysound.com)
    Feb 12, 2011
    California Assembly member Das Williams didn't go quite as far as Lichenstein, but did call Ebenstein's proposal “misguided, divisive, and precisely the wrong solution.” Williams acknowledges there are long-term issues surrounding the pensions, ...
    The Daily Sound
  • Reps Lobby for Fiscal Review (dailynexus.com)
    Feb 9, 2011
    Several Goleta city representatives traveled to Sacramento on Monday to discuss Governor Jerry Brown's budget proposal with Assemblymember Das Williams and State Senator Tony Strickland. Governor Brown's budget adjustments will cut ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Reaction to Brown's Plan (independent.com)
    Feb 3, 2011
    State Assemblymember Das Williams praised Brown's proposal, saying it offered a way to move forward without destroying the state's public education system. ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • County Officials Eye 154 Safety (independent.com)
    Jan 22, 2011
    The likely sponsor, of course, is new Assemblymember Das Williams, who has been in touch with county officials and lobbyists and had a representative at the meeting Thursday. The board is looking at a similar piece of legislation out of La Canada ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Everybody Dance Now! Launches 'Breakdance Project Santa Barbara' (independent.com)
    Jan 15, 2011
    An opening ceremony will be held from 2-3pm, at which Superintendent Brian Sarvis and Assembly Member Das Williams have been invited as honorary guest ...
    Santa Barbara Independent

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  • Labor group asks Das Williams to explain Walmart contribution (vcstar.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    The Tri-Counties Central Labor Council, the umbrella group for labor unions on the Central Coast, has demanded a meeting with Assemblyman Das Williams ... In 2009-2010, it gave $325,000 to the California Republican Party, $50,000 to former ...
    vcstar.com
  • Money flows to support Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative (sacbee.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    Mitchell of Los Angeles, Roger Hernández of West Covina, Bob Wieckowski of Fremont, Richard Gordon of Menlo Park, Susan Bonilla of Concord, Das Williams of Santa ... and Mary Hayashi of Castro Valley. Assemblyman Steven Bradford, D-Gardena ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Dozens of lawmakers donate to Gov. Brown's tax initiative (blogs.sacbee.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    "This is an important priority for California to protect our schools and local public ... Susan Bonilla of Concord, Das Williams of Santa Barbara, Mike Gatto of Los Angeles, Nora Campos of San Jose, and Felipe Fuentes of Sylmar. Contributions of $5,000 ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Table-saw bill would save fingers, but critics say it would create monopoly (vcstar.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    The Table Saw Safety Act would make California the first state in the nation to ... according to the author of the bill, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara. To purchase a SawStop table saw directly from the company's website would cost ...
    vcstar.com
  • Table-saw bill would save fingers, but critics say it would create monopoly (vcstar.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    The Table Saw Safety Act would make California the first state in the nation to ... according to the author of the bill, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara. To purchase a SawStop table saw directly from the company's website would cost ...
    vcstar.com
  • Table-saw bill would save fingers, but critics say it would create monopoly (vcstar.com)
    Jul 28, 2012
    The Table Saw Safety Act would make California the first state in the nation to ... according to the author of the bill, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara. To purchase a SawStop table saw directly from the company's website would cost ...
    vcstar.com
  • Opinions on fracking mix like oil, water (santamariatimes.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    Those opinions were voiced Wednesday as the California Department of Conservation division ... representatives of the Environmental Defense Center, 35th District Assemblyman Das Williams and others called for DOGGR to place a moratorium on the process ...
    Santa Maria Times
  • Opinions on ‘fracking’ mix like oil, water (lompocrecord.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    Those opinions were voiced Wednesday as the California Department of Conservation division ... representatives of the Environmental Defense Center, 35th District Assemblyman Das Williams and others called for DOGGR to place a moratorium on the process ...
    Lompoc Record
  • Brown Signs Bill to Benefit Ventura Port District for Dredging Projects (noozhawk.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a piece of legislation authored by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that streamlines dredging services in the Ventura Harbor in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. Assembly Bill 482 clears way for ...
    Noozhawk
  • Governor signs two dozen bills (inlandnewstoday.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    AB 482 by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara ... AB 2301 by Committee on Insurance – California Insurance Guarantee Association: definitions. AB 2308 by Assemblymember Norma Torres (D-Pomona) – Land use: housing element: regional housing ...
    Inland Newstoday
  • Assemblyman Das Williams Weighs in on California's Trust Act (keyt.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Illegal immigrants arrested for minor offenses will no longer have to fear deportation if a bill passed by the State Senate becomes law. The approved bill comes about a week after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the "show me your papers" provision of Arizona ...
    KEYT
  • Table-saw safety bill approved by California Senate panel (articles.latimes.com)
    Jul 5, 2012
    The measure, approved 3 to 2 in the Senate Judiciary Committee, would make California the first state in the nation ... The bill — AB 2218 by Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) — heads for the Senate floor for a vote likely to come in August.
    Los Angeles Times
  • Table-saw safety bill approved by California Senate panel [Los Angeles Times]
    Jul 4, 2012
    The measure, approved 3 to 2 in the Senate Judiciary Committee, would make California the first state in the ... The bill -- AB 2218 by Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) -- heads for the Senate floor for a vote likely to come in August.
    Businessweek
  • Table-saw safety bill approved by California Senate panel (latimes.com)
    Jul 4, 2012
    The measure, approved 3 to 2 in the Senate Judiciary Committee, would make California the first state in the ... The bill — AB 2218 by Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) — heads for the Senate floor for a vote likely to come in ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • California's table-saw safety bill is facing a fight (latimes.com)
    Jul 4, 2012
    But Gass also is a patent attorney who stands to gain from tough new safety standards proposed in California. He's pushing legislation ... Judiciary Committee and the bill's author, Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara).
    Los Angeles Times
  • California's table-saw safety bill is facing a fight (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    But Gass also is a patent attorney who stands to gain from tough new safety standards proposed in California. He's pushing legislation ... Judiciary Committee and the bill's author, Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara).
    msnbc.com
  • California's table-saw safety bill is facing a fight (articles.latimes.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    But Gass also is a patent attorney who stands to gain from tough new safety standards proposed in California. He's pushing legislation ... Judiciary Committee and the bill's author, Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara). Supporters of the bill ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Williams shelves transit bill that angered local officials in county (vcstar.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Das Williams has shelved a bill that sought to force local government officials in Ventura County to spend all money they receive from a state tax designed to fund local transit services for its intended purpose.
    vcstar.com
  • Biodiesel Industries of Ventura Receives $1.8 Million Research Grant (noozhawk.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, announced Monday that Biodiesel Industries of Ventura LLC received $1,829,544 from the California Energy Commission to demonstrate several renewable energy sources that will be used to power a biodiesel ...
    Noozhawk
  • US city imposes Rs 280 tax on pole dancing (mid-day.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    So we feel that it is important in an age of constrained budgets to fund these vital services for women that arrive out of violent situations,” said Democratic Assemblyman Das Williams ... kits go unprocessed in California police departments ...
    Mid Day.com
  • Houston passes $5 strip club tax to fund rape case investigations (scpr.org)
    Jun 28, 2012
    So we feel that it is important in an age of constrained budgets to fund these vital services for women that arrive out of violent situations," said Democratic Assemblyman Das Williams ... kits go unprocessed in California police departments ...
    89.3 KPCC
  • Williams Recognizes SBCC Student as District’s Veteran of Year (noozhawk.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, honored Teija Kinnunen, 23, as Veteran of the Year for the 35th District on Wednesday at the California Veterans Recognition Luncheon. Kinnunen, a student studying criminal justice at Santa Barbara City ...
    Noozhawk
  • Das Williams receives top award from ER doctors (thedailysound.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams received high honors from the American ... the patients they serve daily,” said Elena Lopez-Gusman, Executive Director of California ACEP. Williams authored a bill last year that re-authorized Santa Barbara County to levy an ...
    The Daily Sound
  • Emergency Room Physicians Honor Assemblyman Williams (noozhawk.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, was honored this past weekend by the California chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians with the Senator Ken Maddy Political Leadership Award. The state group is a nonprofit association ...
    Noozhawk
  • Senator pulls bill on tribal annexations (santamariatimes.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    A bill in the California Legislature meant to silence state agencies ... Solvang Mayor Jim Richardson, and Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, whose 35th District includes the Santa Ynez Valley. On Tuesday, Williams said he was satisfied with ...
    Santa Maria Times
  • Assemblyman Das Williams hasn't a clue on austerity (sacbee.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    Re "Shoeshine and birthday bash at $1,000-a-head fundraiser" (The Buzz, June 19): Is it because I don't live in Santa Barbara or L.A. that I found Assemblyman Das Williams' statement a bit over the top? He said, "in this age of austerity we need ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Senator pulls bill on tribal annexations (syvnews.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    A bill in the California Legislature meant to silence state agencies ... Solvang Mayor Jim Richardson, and Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, whose 35th District includes the Santa Ynez Valley. On Tuesday, Williams said he was satisfied with ...
    Santa Ynez Valley News
  • International Surfing Day Is Official In California: Celebrate At These Surfing Spots (PHOTOS, VIDEO) (huffingtonget.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    California has just become the gnarliest state in ... surfing lifestyle and the effort to keep oceans clean and beautiful. Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) introduced the resolution to the State Assembly. In a statement celebrating ...
    Huffington Post
  • Resolution to Commemorate International Surfing Day (independent.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    Recognizing a childhood passion and an allure of California’s coastline, Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) introduced House Resolution No. 30 to commemorate the 8th annual International Surfing Day on June 20. Founded by the ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Surfers, lawmakers mark International Surfing Day (santacruzsentinel.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    "We are extremely excited that Assemblymember Das Williams introduced House Resolution 30, and that the Assembly supports this resolution commemorating International Surfing Day and celebrating California's surfing heritage." For information ...
    Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Puny waves on tap for first International Surfing Day (latimesblogs.latimes.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    Assemblyman and lifelong surfer Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) introduced the symbolic measure on Monday as "a way to celebrate California’s surfing heritage and raise awareness about the need to protect our oceans, waves and beaches ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Wednesday officially recognized as International Surfing Day (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    If you're looking for an excuse to hit the beach tomorrow, the State Assembly is officially recognizing June 20th as International Surfing Day in California. Santa Barbara Assemblyman Das Williams, who is an avid surfer himself, introduced the resolution.
    msnbc.com
  • Wednesday officially recognized as International Surfing Day (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    If you're looking for an excuse to hit the beach tomorrow, the State Assembly is officially recognizing June 20th as International Surfing Day in California. Santa Barbara Assemblyman Das Williams, who is an avid surfer himself, introduced the resolution.
    msnbc.com
  • June 20th marks International Surfing Day -- time to paddle out (surfline.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    a resolution that recognizes International Surfing Day as a way to celebrate California's surfing heritage and raise awareness about the need to protect our oceans, waves and beaches. Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) who's an avid surfer ...
    Surfline
  • GO SURFING! (surfline.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    a resolution that recognizes International Surfing Day as a way to "celebrate California's surfing heritage and raise awareness about the need to protect our oceans, waves and beaches." Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara), an avid ...
    Surfline
  • The Buzz: Shoeshine for $1,000; Joe Biden for $500 (sacbee.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams is at your service ... Vice President Joe Biden, in California for two days this week, is scheduled to attend a fundraiser at the Sutter Club in downtown Sacramento today. Tickets for the event, to raise money for ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • AM Alert: Get a shoe-shine for $1,000; see Joe Biden for $500 (sacbee.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    Vice President Joe Biden will hit California today to keynote the 40th Annual ... a shoe-shine event to raise money for Assemblyman Das Williams. But then, he's working for the money - he says he'll shine some himself.
    Sacramento Bee
  • State Assembly panel to take up tribal bill (syvnews.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    “I’m against it,” said Assemblyman Das Williams, a Democrat from Santa Barbara whose 35th District includes the Santa Ynez Valley. The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California State Association of ...
    Santa Ynez Valley News
  • Need a shoe shine? Assemblyman Das Williams will do it (blogs.sacbee.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    In need of a shoe shine? Assemblyman Das Williams is at your service. The Santa Barbara Democrat is inviting his donors to get their footwear polished and fixed at Russo's Shoe Repair across from the state Capitol tomorrow. "They're just one of those ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • International Surfing Day gets boost from Spy & state (surfersvillage.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    "We are extremely excited that Assemblymember Das Williams introduced House Resolution 30, and that the Assembly supports this resolution commemorating International Surfing Day and celebrating California's surfing heritage."
    Surfers Village
  • Only in California: International Surfing Day is now official (latimesblogs.latimes.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    Assemblyman and lifelong surfer Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) introduced the symbolic measure Monday as "a way to celebrate California’s surfing heritage and raise awareness about the need to protect our oceans, waves and beaches," according ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Lawmakers send on-time budget to Brown, but some details still unresolved (vcstar.com)
    Jun 16, 2012
    All of the additional spending would be on K-12 education. Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, said the cuts in human services programs included in the budget are very real — and, for him, hit very close to home. "We just voted to lay ...
    vcstar.com
  • State Budget In Governor's Hands Now (keyt.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    KEY News just spoke with 35th District State Assemblyman Das Williams about what's in the proposed spending ... dollars and it would be devastating to education in the State of California. It would be equivalent to wiping out 15 days from the school ...
    KEYT
  • Downtown Santa Barbara Parking Lots No Longer in Danger from State (noozhawk.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    After a scare that the City of Santa Barbara would lose a good portion of its downtown parking lots to the state, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, said Thursday that the state is no longer considering forcing the city to sell those assets.
    Noozhawk
  • Assemblyman opposes tribal annexation bill (santamariatimes.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams has declared his opposition to a bill in the ... In the June 12 letter, POLO board member Kathy Cleary said “If passed, SB 162 will be ruinous for California and a substantial burden on the taxpayer and private property owners.”
    Santa Maria Times
  • Assemblyman opposes tribal annexation bill (santamariatimes.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams has declared his opposition to a bill in the ... In the June 12 letter, POLO board member Kathy Cleary said “If passed, SB 162 will be ruinous for California and a substantial burden on the taxpayer and private property owners.”
    Santa Maria Times
  • Williams’ Bills to Benefit Ventura County Pass Senate Transportation Committee (noozhawk.com)
    Jun 12, 2012
    One bill would extend bike racks on Gold Coast Transit buses; the other would streamline contracting for Ventura Port District dredging services A pair of bills authored by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that will have a direct ...
    Noozhawk
  • Williams Honors Lesson Planet as 2012 Small Business of Year (noozhawk.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara ... narrowing that vastness of the Internet specifically through a teacher’s lens.” Each year, California legislators select a small-business owner from his or her district to honor for their ...
    Noozhawk
  • Elections Result in Victory for Farr, Williams, Gray, Carbajal (dailynexus.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    The results of the California’s June 5 primary elections revealed ... s victors were incumbent 3rd District Supervisor Doreen Farr, 37th District Assemblyman Das Williams, 4th District Supervisor Joni Gray and 1st District Supervisor Salud ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Bill To Raise Funds For Colleges Through Property Leases and Sales (dailynexus.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    State Assemblymember Das Williams, who represents California’s 35th District, has proposed a new bill that could provide additional funding for public higher education through revenue generated by state-owned properties. AB 2442. which ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Bill To Raise Funds For Colleges Through Property Leases and Sales (dailynexus.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    State Assemblymember Das Williams, who represents California’s 35th District, has proposed a new bill that could provide additional funding for public higher education through revenue generated by state-owned properties. AB 2442. which ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Craig Huey's Return: A Post-Primary Look At The California Assembly Elections (dailykos.com)
    Jun 7, 2012
    This is a relatively quick diary looking at the (current) results of the June Primary election in California, and what they tell ... and Democratic incumbent Das Williams got nearly 56%. 14. AD-43 (Glendale): Only two candidates, and Democratic ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Jackson vs. Stoker showdown set in 19th Senate District (vcstar.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    We'll be talking about issues that can move California forward ... In the 37th Assembly District, incumbent Democrat Das Williams led with 55.9 percent, with Republican Rob Walter at 44.1 percent.
    vcstar.com
  • It will be Jackson vs. Stoker in 19th Senate District (vcstar.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    We'll be talking about issues that can move California forward ... In the 37th Assembly District, incumbent Das Williams led with 56.1 percent in early returns, with Republican Rob Walter at 43.9 percent with 85 percent of the precincts ...
    vcstar.com
  • Incumbents Williams, Achadjian Leading Easily in Assembly Races (noozhawk.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Incumbent Das ... in 2010, Williams was a Santa Barbara City Councilman, worked as a legislative aide to former Assemblywoman Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara — who is running for the state Senate — and a teacher. Up north, Assemblyman ...
    Noozhawk
  • Senate Bill 162 causes uproar locally (syvnews.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    A bill moving through the California Legislature has set off alarms in the Santa ... “My office has already communicated with both our Assembly and Senate representatives, Das Williams and Tony Strickland, and have asked them to strongly oppose this ...
    Santa Ynez Valley News
  • Senate bill causes uproar (santamariatimes.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    A bill moving through the California Legislature has set off alarms in the Santa ... “My office has already communicated with both our Assembly and Senate representatives, Das Williams and Tony Strickland, and have asked them to strongly oppose this ...
    Santa Maria Times
  • Senate bill causes uproar (santamariatimes.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    A bill moving through the California Legislature has set off alarms in the Santa ... “My office has already communicated with both our Assembly and Senate representatives, Das Williams and Tony Strickland, and have asked them to strongly oppose this ...
    Santa Maria Times
  • Nexus Weighs in on Candidates for Local Office (dailynexus.com)
    May 30, 2012
    Democrat Das Williams and Republican Rob Walter are competing for the position of assemblymember representing California’s 37th district, the recently redrawn region encompassing the southernmost half of Santa Barbara County and areas of ...
    Daily Nexus
  • The GOP's Golden Nightmare? A Guide to the 2012 State Senate Races in California (dailykos.com)
    May 30, 2012
    The California Republican Party really ... Stoker ran for the Assembly against Das Williams in 2010, losing 55%-45%. Stoker's name recognition should give him a chance in this Democratic leaning district, but so far his fundraiser has been ...
    DAILY KOS
  • SANTA BARBARA’S BIG PARKING PROBLEM: State may force city to sell all of its downtown parking lots, killing free 75-minute parking (thedailysound.com)
    May 29, 2012
    The state at the time estimated that the shutdown of the RDAs would result in an immediate $1.7 billion and up to $400 million annually after that to help California balance ... In a letter to Assemblyman Das Williams, Schneider said “I cannot express ...
    The Daily Sound
  • SANTA BARBARA BLOG WATCH: The ‘center-left moderate Indy’ pegs the politicos (thedailysound.com)
    May 29, 2012
    surf writer Malcolm Gault-Williams, keeps a regular blog on his Isla Vista-kid-turned-state-assemblyman. He calls it “Das’s Father’s UnOfficial Website in Tribute to California’s 35th District Assembly Member,” where he gets every press release ...
    The Daily Sound
  • Incumbents Drawing Big Money as June Primary Nears (noozhawk.com)
    May 28, 2012
    In the 37th Assembly District, which is similar to the 35th District occupied by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, the freshman legislator is taking on Republican Robin Walter. Williams raised about $92,000 since March and has spent ...
    Noozhawk
  • New bill may tax strip clubs to pay for rape services (vcreporter.com)
    May 24, 2012
    Calling it a sexually oriented business tax, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara/Ventura ... and there is definitely a need to fund these vital services.” According to the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA), California’s ...
    Ventura County Reporter
  • Ventura jobs summit addresses businesses, sustainability (vcstar.com)
    May 22, 2012
    That was the message at the Green Jobs Summit on Saturday in Ventura. The summit at City Hall was hosted by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara; the city of Ventura; the Ventura County Community College District; and the Ventura Chamber of Commerce.
    vcstar.com
  • California Teachers Association Honors Assemblyman Williams (noozhawk.com)
    May 22, 2012
    Over the weekend, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, was honored by the California Teachers Association with a Gold Award for being an Outstanding Public Official in his leadership and support of teachers and education. Williams ...
    Noozhawk
  • Maryland company submitted lowest bid to run Simi library (vcstar.com)
    May 21, 2012
    Simi Valley was motivated to leave the county system before a state law written by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, took effect Jan. 1. The law requires cities to show cost savings before contracting with a private company and bans ...
    vcstar.com
  • Proposed tax on strip clubs would fund sexual assault centers (vcstar.com)
    May 20, 2012
    Now that it's been upheld by that state's highest court in a decision the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review, Assemblyman Das Williams wants California to climb on board. Joined by representatives of rape and sexual assault centers across the ...
    vcstar.com
  • Small field in two primary races means all candidates will advance (vcstar.com)
    May 19, 2012
    Pavley, who was the founding mayor of Agoura Hills and later was appointed to a position as a local government representative on the California Coastal Commission ... incumbent Democrat Das Williams of Santa Barbara is facing Republican Rob ...
    vcstar.com
  • Velo Vogue: Santa Barbara's Bicycle Fashion Show (edhat.com)
    May 18, 2012
    Two of our featured models were our very own Assemblyman Das Williams and 2012 Spirit of Fiesta winner Sabrina Ibarra. This year, calling out the runway was previous "America's Next Top Model" contestant, Brittney ShaRaun, a professional model ...
    Santa Barbara Edhat
  • California Lawmakers Mulling $10 Strip Club 'Pole Tax' (newswire.xbiz.com)
    May 15, 2012
    SACRAMENTO — Another strip club tax is being considered by California's Legislature ... James Joyce, a spokesman for state Assemblyman Das Williams of Oxnard, who sponsored the bill, told XBIZ that there is a dire need to remedy inadequate services ...
    XBiz
  • Strip Club Tax of $10 a Head Being Considered by California Legislature (blogs.laweekly.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams of Oxnard plans to tax you like a gangster taxes ... Once a hot dancer gets all freaky on your lap the state of California is going to reach in your pocket? Williams' office states that the cash is needed to
    Los Angeles Weekly
  • New regulations proposed for restaurant playgrounds, reporting stolen guns, table saws (mantecabulletin.com)
    May 15, 2012
    SACRAMENTO (AP) — Fast-food restaurants in California could ... Santa Barbara Democrat Das Williams, said manufacturers already know how to make the automatic shut-off features but do not routinely offer them. Assemblyman Bill Berryhill, a Republican ...
    Manteca Bulletin
  • Simi council wants county to run library for another year (vcstar.com)
    May 14, 2012
    Simi Valley was motivated to leave the county system before a state law written by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, took effect Jan. 1. The city said the law makes it more difficult for municipalities to leave a county library system ...
    vcstar.com
  • Bill would require auto shut-off in table saws (mercurynews.com)
    May 14, 2012
    Lawmakers are hoping to reduce injuries caused by table saws by requiring new saws sold in California ... Das Williams, said manufacturers already know how to make the automatic shut-off features but do not routinely offer them. Assemblyman ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • A war between Democrats in west county Senate district (vcstar.com)
    May 11, 2012
    It's time to re-energize California. This is a great opportunity to do ... t made peace in the wake of 2010's hard-edge primary battle between now-Assemblyman Das Williams and environmental advocate Susan Jordan, the wife of former Assemblyman ...
    vcstar.com
  • Simi council to weigh letting county run library for another year (vcstar.com)
    May 11, 2012
    Simi Valley was motivated to leave the county system ahead of a new state law, Assembly Bill 438, authored by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that took effect Jan. 1. The city said the law makes it more difficult for cities to leave a ...
    vcstar.com
  • Simi council to weigh letting county run library for another year (vcstar.com)
    May 11, 2012
    Simi Valley was motivated to leave the county system ahead of a new state law, Assembly Bill 438, authored by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that took effect Jan. 1. The city said the law makes it more difficult for cities to leave ...
    vcstar.com
  • "People must fight for each other"--paralysis cure bill hanging in the balance (dailykos.com)
    May 11, 2012
    It was one o’clock in the morning, in Sacramento, just a couple blocks away from California’s glorious Capitol Building ... V. Manuel Perez, Das Williams, Jerry Hill, Mike Gatto, Mike Davis, Steven Bradford—and many more, letters and ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Youth-Run Nonprofit Holds Groundbreaking Breakdance Workshop (independent.com)
    May 9, 2012
    Grant House, Santa Barbara Mayor Pro Tem, cut the ribbon and Assemblyman Das Williams came to show his support. Babatunde Folayemi, former Santa Barbara City councilman gave the keynote address saying, “This is what we work for. This is the future.”
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • I Left My Assembly Seat in San Francisco: A Guide to the 2012 Elections to the CA Assembly (Part 1) (dailykos.com)
    May 9, 2012
    The area has a large Democratic registration advantage but has not been shy about voting for both parties: most of the district had a Democratic Assemblymember ... appear decent. California's 37th Assembly District: Das Williams (Democrat ...
    DAILY KOS
  • California should wait for feds to act on table saw safey (sacbee.com)
    May 3, 2012
    Re "Bill has one goal -- to halt saw injuries" (Another View, May 2): Assemblyman Das Williams has a noble goal of reducing table saw injuries, but it is ill-timed. At a national level, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is addressing the ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • EENG to Premiere ‘Investing in Our Youth’ Gala & Auction (noozhawk.com)
    May 3, 2012
    As part of the night’s events, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara ... Now, hundreds of passionate college students all over California teach more than 2,300 elementary school students each year. EENG links teams of college student ...
    Noozhawk
  • Assembly members use mass mailings to tout tax change-scholarship bill (sacbee.com)
    May 2, 2012
    California Employers Against Higher Taxes ... Holly Mitchell, Los Angeles; and Das Williams, Santa Barbara. Of the 10, Dickinson mailed the most fliers, 112,207, while Block sent the fewest, 20,272, records show. Robin Swanson, spokeswoman ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Velo Vogue Bicycle Fashion Show to Kick Off CycleMAYnia (noozhawk.com)
    May 2, 2012
    A variety of community members are modeling, including women and men, and couples and families with 30 models in total and our own Assemblyman Das Williams. Join us after the show for the Bike Moves ride starting at 7 p.m. leaving from Casa de la Guerra.
    Noozhawk
  • Zaragoza: A save for public-private partnership (vcstar.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    April 21, more than 100 volunteers joined me and Southern California Gas Co. representative Michele ... state parks officials, Assemblyman Das Williams, Oxnard City Councilman Bryan MacDonald and other Oxnard city officials to start the ...
    vcstar.com
  • Walters: A history of legislation favoring one company (vcstar.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    introduced by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, and approved last week by the Assembly's Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee. It would require any table saw sold in California after Jan. 1, 2015, to use "active ...
    vcstar.com
  • Gov. Brown Faces Pressure to Appoint New Regents (dailynexus.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    However, State Assemblymember Das Williams said the budget climate makes it imperative ... for not just students now but more so for the future of the state of California. The reason the governor is taking a while [to appoint new regents ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Dan Walters: Close look at California bills reveals true beneficiaries (sacbee.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    introduced by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, and approved last week by the Assembly's Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee. It would require any table saw sold in California after Jan. 1, 2015, to use "active ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Dan Walters: Close look at California bills reveals true beneficiaries (sanluisobispo.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    introduced by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, and approved last week by the Assembly's Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee. It would require any table saw sold in California after Jan. 1, 2015, to use "active ...
    San Luis Obispo Tribune
  • Dan Walters: Close look at California bills reveals true beneficiaries (modbee.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    introduced by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, and approved last week by the Assembly's Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee. It would require any table saw sold in California after Jan. 1, 2015, to use "active ...
    Modesto Bee
  • Bill requiring peripheral canal cost-benefit analysis clears committee (indybay.org)
    Apr 23, 2012
    ... of Commerce and southern California water agencies opposed the bill. Assembly Members Jared Huffman (D), Bill Berryhill (R), Bob Blumenfield (D), Nora Campos (D), Paul Fong (D), Beth Gaines (R), Das Williams (D), Roger Hernández (D), Ben ...
    Bay Area Indymedia
  • 2012 Daily Nexus Candidate and Fee Endorsements (dailynexus.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    He also strives to continue a close professional relationship with State Assemblymember Das Williams. Houssain looks at his desired position with a rare combination of passion and down-to-earth rationality in almost all respects; as the EVPSA ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Agriculture association won't file ethics complaint against assemblyman (vcstar.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    The Ventura County Agricultural Association said it will not file an ethics complaint against Assemblyman Das Williams and that it plans to shift venues instead. Rob Roy, president of the Camarillo-based trade organization for growers ...
    vcstar.com
  • Williams to Host Interactive Town Hall Meeting About State Budget (noozhawk.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara ... nonprofit organization Next 10 to discuss the state budget and have attendees take part in the California Budget Challenge. During the challenge, individuals will have an opportunity to cast their ...
    Noozhawk
  • Two Democrats, one Republican and one hot race for state Senate (vcreporter.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    Brown’s plan as part of a strategy to fix California, but was emphatic that ... the Central Coast would be represented by a Senate and Assembly member who supported PXP,” said Nava, alluding to Das Williams, who supported the new drilling plan during ...
    Ventura County Reporter
  • Das Williams Sounds Alarm on Toxic Trade to Asia (independent.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara ... AJR 35 further urges the Governor of California to inform the Governors of Oregon and Washington of the significant health risks if large coal-export terminals and rail car coal transport ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Santa Barbara Human Rights Activist Honored For Body of Work (independent.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Riskin, was among women from throughout the state honored by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus during a special floor ceremony in which she was escorted by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara). Annually, the California ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Santa Barbara human rights activist honored as Woman of the Year (msnbc.msn.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Annually, the California Legislative Women's Caucus encourages each assemblymember to select one women who lives in his or her district or has made a significant impact on the district. Assemblymember Das Williams of Santa Barbara selected ...
    msnbc.com
  • Santa Barbara human rights activist honored as Woman of the Year (msnbc.msn.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Annually, the California Legislative Women's Caucus encourages each assemblymember to select one women who lives in his or her district or has made a significant impact on the district. Assemblymember Das Williams of Santa Barbara selected ...
    msnbc.com
  • Santa Barbara Activist Victoria Riskin Honored as California Woman of Year (noozhawk.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    Riskin was among women from throughout the state honored by the California Legislative ... by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara. Annually, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus encourages each Assembly member to select one women ...
    Noozhawk
  • Politicians Plan Amid Protests (dailynexus.com)
    Mar 8, 2012
    While state lawmakers met to finalize their portion of next years’ University of California budget ... Gavin Newsom and Assembly Speaker John Perez. State Assemblymember Das Williams attended the rally to support Gov. Jerry Brown’s November ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Assemblymember Williams takes stands on women’s healthcare (examiner.com)
    Mar 7, 2012
    In a message today to supporters, incumbent 35th State Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara ... "We commend Assemblymember Williams for authoring this urgent legislation to save California's rape crisis centers and programs that help victims ...
    Examiner
  • Student Protests End in Almost 70 Arrests (dailynexus.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Over 100 California Highway Patrol officers dressed in full ... 68 more protesters after the crowd refused to vacate the building. State Assemblymember Das Williams, who attended the protest and met with UCSB student representatives, said ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Assemblymember Introduces Legislation to Fund Vital Services (independent.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    Assemblymember Das Williams said. “We commend Assemblymember Williams for authoring this urgent legislation to save California’s rape crisis centers and programs that help victims of sexual assault. The need to establish a new and ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Williams Introduces Pro-Environment Bills (independent.com)
    Feb 29, 2012
    “These are key policies aimed to help make sure California stays at the forefront of green job growth and the movement to reduce our nation’s dependence on unsustainable energy practices,” Assemblymember Das Williams said.
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Proposed Legislation to Ban School Sales of Sports Drinks (independent.com)
    Feb 27, 2012
    Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) introduced a bill last week that would ban the sale of sugary sports drinks from middle and high school campuses throughout California. AB 1746 would amend existing education code that already bans ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • Bill Introduced to Ban Sports Drinks (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    A California Assembly member has introduced a bill that would ban the sale of sports drinks such as Gatorade in schools. Assembly Member Das Williams (D – Santa Barbara) said in a statement that AB 1746 would help fight childhood obesity ...
    msnbc.com
  • Bill Introduced to Ban Sports Drinks (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    A California Assembly member has introduced a bill that would ban the sale of sports drinks such as Gatorade in schools. Assembly Member Das Williams (D – Santa Barbara) said in a statement that AB 1746 would help fight childhood obesity ...
    msnbc.com
  • Bill Introduced to Ban Sale of Sports Drinks at Schools (nbcsandiego.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    A California Assembly member has introduced a bill that would ban the sale of sports drinks such as Gatorade in schools. Assembly Member Das Williams (D – Santa Barbara) said in a statement that AB 1746 would help fight childhood obesity ...
    NBC San Diego
  • Calif. bill seeks to ban sports drinks from schools (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Assemblymember Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara ... Williams said.  "One in three California students is overweight or obese. We know that sugar-sweetened beverages, including sports drinks, are a major contributor to the problem," said Dr ...
    msnbc.com
  • Calif. bill seeks to ban sports drinks from schools (ksbw.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Assemblymember Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara ... Williams said.  "One in three California students is overweight or obese. We know that sugar-sweetened beverages, including sports drinks, are a major contributor to the problem," said Dr. James T.
    KSBW.com
  • Banning Gatorade? CA Assembly May Ban From School Campuses (kmph.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    California State Assembly member Das Williams says that's not the case. In fact, sports drinks are just as bad for children as other sugary drinks. That's why Assembly member Williams has authored Assembly Bill 1746. AB 1746 would ban the sale of sports ...
    KMPH.com
  • Williams Introduces Assembly Bill to Ban Sale of Sports Drinks in Schools (noozhawk.com)
    Feb 20, 2012
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara ... executive director of the California Center for Public Health Advocacy. “Assemblymember Williams’ bill will close a loophole that has allowed the beverage industry to continue using California ...
    Noozhawk
  • New Prop 209 Lawsuit May Impact UC’s Diversity (dailynexus.com)
    Feb 17, 2012
    UC Office of the President Media Relations Director Steve Montiel said the UC system should not be implicated by the court case, as the responsibility lies in the hands of the California ... State Assemblymember Das Williams said the UC should ...
    Daily Nexus
  • CHP, county supervisors to announce hazmat ban on Hwy. 154 (lompocrecord.com)
    Jan 27, 2012
    A ban on transporting hazardous materials such as fuel, gasoline and propane over Highway 154 and the San Marcos Pass, will be the subject of a press conference held by the California ... and in response Assemblymember Das Williams introduced Assembly ...
    Lompoc Record
  • CHP, county supervisors to announce hazmat ban on Hwy. 154 (santamariatimes.com)
    Jan 27, 2012
    A ban on transporting hazardous materials such as fuel, gasoline and propane over Highway 154 and the San Marcos Pass, will be the subject of a press conference held by the California ... and in response Assemblymember Das Williams introduced Assembly ...
    Santa Maria Times
  • Regents Move Meeting To Rally at Capitol (dailynexus.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    “UC is the best investment in California’s economic future that our state ... Crane’s failure to receive approval by the state legislature. State Assemblymember Das Williams said the legislature has meanwhile struggled with partisan ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Cash for College” Scholarship Opportunities (independent.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    Assemblymember Das Williams reminds students interested in attending ... in January and February will be able to qualify to win a scholarship, courtesy of California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and Educational Credit Management Corporation ...
    Santa Barbara Independent
  • More Proof Dems Manipulated Redistricting (foxandhoundsdaily.com)
    Dec 22, 2011
    Commissioner Gabino Aguirre managed to obtain a Senate district for his friend, Democratic Assemblyman Das Williams, in Santa Barbara and ... the then Ventura Assembly member. These are the kind of people Howle thought were “impartial,” the primary ...
    Fox and Hounds Daily (blog)
  • The California National Organization for Women endorses Hannah-Beth Jackson (thedailysound.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    The new endorsement adds to Jackson’s long list of supporters including Assemblymember Das Williams, the California Nurses Association and Planned Parenthood.The organization previously recognized Jackson by awarding her “Legislator of the Year” in 2000.
    The Daily Sound
  • AM Alert: California controller John Chiang leads seminar on small businesses (fresnobee.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Chiang is also leading a seminar for nonprofits this morning in San Jose along with Democratic Assembly members Nora Campos of San Jose ... RECESS: Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, is helping clean up litter and graffiti in Isla ...
    Fresno Bee
  • AM Alert: California controller John Chiang leads seminar on small businesses (fresnobee.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Chiang is also leading a seminar for nonprofits this morning in San Jose along with Democratic Assembly members Nora Campos of San Jose ... RECESS: Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, is helping clean up litter and graffiti in Isla ...
    Fresno Bee
  • Pay as you Earn Plan’ Seeks to Help Graduates (dailynexus.com)
    Oct 30, 2011
    California Assemblymember Das Williams said the plan serves more than just the economy, providing individual graduates with sound financial foundations — a trend that could develop much faster with decreased tuition rates. “[The plan] gives ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Pay as you Earn Plan’ Seeks to Help Graduates (dailynexus.com)
    Oct 30, 2011
    California Assemblymember Das Williams said the plan serves more than just the economy, providing individual graduates with sound financial foundations — a trend that could develop much faster with decreased tuition rates. “[The plan] gives ...
    Daily Nexus
  • Williams Upholds Student Interests (dailynexus.com)
    Oct 27, 2011
    State Assembly member Das Williams signed a pledge to vote against future cuts to the University of California’s state funding last week after students protested his vote in support of the $650 million decrease in UC funding last June.
    Daily Nexus
  • Governor signs Williams bill (thedailysound.com)
    Oct 6, 2011
    With outbreaks in recent years of H1N1 and listeria, California is taking steps to keep its health officials informed on the latest contagious diseases. A new law authored by Assemblymember Das Williams and signed by Gov, Jerry Brown has slashed ...
    The Daily Sound
  • 2011 Santa Barbara City Council Q&A with Dale Francisco (noozhawk.com)
    Oct 6, 2011
    California’s 10 largest public employee pension ... level — a difficult prospect given that most legislators, including our own Assembly member, Das Williams, are elected with union campaign contributions and spend most of their time finding ...
    Noozhawk
  • 2011 Santa Barbara City Council Q&A with Dale Francisco (noozhawk.com)
    Oct 5, 2011
    California’s 10 largest public employee pension ... level — a difficult prospect given that most legislators, including our own Assembly member, Das Williams, are elected with union campaign contributions and spend most of their time finding ...
    Noozhawk
  • Dozens of bills get Governor’s signature, three vetoed (inlandnewstoday.com)
    Sep 21, 2011
    AB 623 by Assemblymember Das G. Williams (D-Santa Barbara ... SB 619 by Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) – California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009: exemptions. · SB 647 by Committee on Judiciary – Civil law: omnibus bill.
    Inland Newstoday
  • Brown Vetoes Yee Helmet Bill, Simitian Bill on Cell Phone Penalties; "Not Every Human Problem Deserves a Law" (blogs.kqed.org)
    Sep 7, 2011
    The new law, AB 412 by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara), allows Santa Barbara ... helping us all get a better take on the person holding California's most powerful pen. Here's a legislative update from the Governor's office listing ...
    KQED
  • Guest View: Privatize libraries in their interest (sgvtribune.com)
    Aug 30, 2011
    This bill, by Assemblymember Das Williams of Santa Barbara ... new technology and additional hours! At a time when the California Legislature has slashed critical programs and services in an effort to balance its own budget and is considering ...
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune
  • Balance sheet can't capture value of libraries (presstelegram.com)
    Aug 28, 2011
    Here in Southern California, our communities are polyglot ... One legislator's answer makes a lot of sense. AB 438, introduced by Assemblymember Das Williams, establishes clear standards to protect taxpayers and the public when libraries ...
    Long Beach Press-Telegram
  • Balance sheet can't capture value of libraries (presstelegram.com)
    Aug 28, 2011
    Here in Southern California, our communities are polyglot ... One legislator's answer makes a lot of sense. AB 438, introduced by Assemblymember Das Williams, establishes clear standards to protect taxpayers and the public when libraries ...
    Long Beach Press-Telegram
  • Fair Cali Assembly map-alternative plan: everything but LA+OC (dailykos.com)
    Aug 24, 2011
    Jeff Gorell (R) 52%, Julia Brownley (D) 27%, Das Williams (D) 21%, Wesley Chesbro (D ... it will easily elect a Republican assemblymember in Shannon Grove. The current map draws the Hispanic communities of Bakersfield out of the district ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Francisco Takes California Lawmakers to Task Over Redevelopment Funds (noozhawk.com)
    Aug 17, 2011
    Santa Barbara City Councilman Dale Francisco slammed Sacramento legislators on Tuesday for holding California ... that Williams supported such projects during his time on the City Council. Joyce countered that if every Assembly member voted ...
    Noozhawk
  • Francisco Takes California Lawmakers to Task Over Redevelopment Funds (noozhawk.com)
    Aug 15, 2011
    Santa Barbara City Councilman Dale Francisco slammed Sacramento legislators on Tuesday for holding California ... that Williams supported such projects during his time on the City Council. Joyce countered that if every Assembly member voted ...
    Noozhawk
  • Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update.....Vetoes AB 96 and AB 455 (thepinetree.net)
    Jul 25, 2011
    AB 943 by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – Public contracts: California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission: local contracts: alternative procedures. • AB 966 by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) – Public cemetery ...
    Pine Tree
  • Brown signs Dream Act, other bills (inlandnewstoday.com)
    Jul 25, 2011
    AB 943 by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – Public contracts: California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission: local contracts: alternative procedures. AB 966 by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) – Public cemetery ...
    Inland Newstoday
  • Teaching gay history: Santa Barbara residents debate controversial bill (thedailysound.com)
    Jul 7, 2011
    The proposed bill that would mandate the teaching of gay history for the first time in any U.S. state has sparked controversy across California ... phone calls were not returned. Das Williams, 35th District Assembly member, voted for the bill both in ...
    The Daily Sound
  • Revisiting the death penalty (vcreporter.com)
    Jul 7, 2011
    (Surprisingly, Hancock isn’t pushing the bill through for the rights of prisoners, but as a cost saving mechanism: California spent $184 million ... Jerry Brown website: governor.ca.gov; Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Ventura, Santa Barbara) at ...
    Ventura County Reporter
  • Governor Brown signs assortment of bills (inlandnewstoday.com)
    Jul 1, 2011
    AB 363 by Assemblymember Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) – California State Lottery ... AB 985 by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – Elections: official canvass: manual tally. · AB 1263 by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara ...
    Inland Newstoday

Blogs

  • The Santa Barbara Independent Santa Barbara Officials on State ... (independent.com)
    May 19, 2011
    Democratic Assemblymember Das Williams supports the governor's proposed May Revise in part because Brown has pledged to allocate even more to K-12 education. Even with the additional revenues, the state still confronts a $9 billion ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories: News
  • Freshmen Assembly Members right down party lines on State of State ... (thesbnn.com)
    May 17, 2011
    SANTA BARBARA – 4:30 a.m. - Reaction to the governor's State of the State address was immediate, and to no surprise, quite different, from two freshmen Assembly Members representing the Central Coast. Democrat Das Williams concedes ...
    Santa Barbara News Network
  • Thank You! | Gull Wings Children's Museum (gullwings.org)
    May 16, 2011
    Thanks are also due to James Joyce III, who attended our event as a representative of Assemblymember Das Williams, and participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony by adding his remarks and presenting the museum with a certificate of ...
    Gull Wings Children's Museum
  • CaliforniaCityNews.org: Labor Disregards Local Control: AB 438's ... (californiacitynews.typepad.com)
    May 16, 2011
    The bill was authored by Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) and would mandate that cities incur the costs of holding elections to authorize the contracting out of library services to an outside party. AB 438 is being pushed by the ... Ventura City Manager Rick Cole commented to CityNews that “Assemblymember Williams has framed an important concern: Are contract-run libraries truly public? But how libraries are run has always been decided at the local, not the state level. ...
    CaliforniaCityNews.org
  • Bilingual report: Das Williams announces district office staff ... (amigos805.com)
    May 13, 2011
    First-term State Assembly Member Das Williams announced this week that he has hired the following District Office staff: Williams hired former SEIU ...
    Amigos805.com
  • Assembly bill to double school zone speeding fees | The Ticket 2012 (ticketpolitics.wordpress.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Whether there's a moral imperative to drive slower near fenced-off school isn't clear, but Assemblyman Das Williams thinks differently. Williams, the author and sponsor of AB 539, proposed an amendment to the vehicle code to allow local ...
    The Ticket 2012
  • DAS WILLIAMS....He's DASsome!: Das Williams...taking it to the streets (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    May 9, 2011
    You're invited to Sidewalk Office Hours with Assemblymember Das Williams. Feel free to drop by. Bring your questions, ideas and solutions regarding state legislative issues that affect our communities. Santa Barbara Downtown Farmer's ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • Trikke Tech Named Small Business of the Year (trikkeworldmagazine.com)
    May 6, 2011
    California State Assembly Member Das Williams announced his selection of Trikke Tech, Inc. as the 2011 Small Business of the Year in his district 35, which includes most of Santa Barbara County and part of Ventura County. ...
    trikkeworld Home
  • Important Reprieve for California Bears - Wayne Pacelle: A Humane ... (hsus.typepad.com)
    May 6, 2011
    Twenty state leaders joined Assemblymember Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, to sign a letter to the Commission opposing the quota increase, concluding, “These new regulations are in no way justified or fiscally prudent. ...
    Wayne Pacelle: A Humane Nation
  • People to People » Launch of CLEAN California Campaign (globalexchange.org)
    May 6, 2011
    “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel prices,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. Along with Global Exchange, the CLEAN California ...
    People to People
  • Williams pesticide regulation bill passes committee | Amigos805.com (amigos805.com)
    May 3, 2011
    Assembly Bill 1176, which would implement enforceable timelines under the Toxic Air Contaminant Act with respect to pesticides, passed the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee on April 26, Assemblymember Das ...
    Amigos805.com
  • ACTION ALERT: Make phone calls TODAY against AB 13!!!! (curbprisonspending.org)
    May 3, 2011
    Linda Halderman, Rep-29, (916) 319-2029, Assemblymember.Halderman@asm.ca.gov. Donald P. Wagner, Rep-70, (916) 319-2070, Assemblymember.Wagner@assembly.ca.gov. Das Williams, Dem-35, (916) 319-2035, Assemblymember.Williams@assembly.ca.gov ...
    Untitled
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials | The Associated ... (washingtonexaminer.com)
    Apr 28, 2011
    Riverside County supervisors this month voted to oppose AB 438, by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara. Williams' bill would require voter approval to use a private contractor to operate a county or city library. ...
    Examiner News RSS
  • ABC7.com Green Content - Business and nonprofit groups launch ... (greenrightnow.com)
    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
    greenrightnow.com
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    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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  • Business and nonprofit groups launch CLEAN California campaign to ... (greenrightnow.com)
    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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  • Business and nonprofit groups launch CLEAN California campaign to ... (greenrightnow.com)
    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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    Apr 27, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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  • Campaign launches to unleash clean local energy in California ... (rael.berkeley.edu)
    Apr 26, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
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  • Campaign Launches to Unleash Clean Local Energy in California ... (electricenergyonline.com)
    Apr 26, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
    Electric Energy Online: Renewable Energy
  • Campaign Launches to Unleash Clean Local Energy in California ... (electricenergyonline.com)
    Apr 26, 2011
    “It's time to put hardworking Californians back to work,” said Assemblymember Das Williams. “I applaud the CLEAN California Partners for their leadership on creating clean energy jobs and protecting families from rising fossil fuel ...
    Electric Energy Online: Renewable Energy
  • DAS WILLIAMS: Santa Ynez VUHS Agricultural Program (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Apr 25, 2011
    The Santa Ynez Valley Union High School FFA chapter received a special hour-long visit April 8 from Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, who got an overview of the agricultural program and a tour of the school's welding shop, ...
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  • Summerland Beach's Oil Seepage Mystery | Coastal Care (coastalcare.org)
    Apr 23, 2011
    Explaining that he has already been in talks with Assembly member Das Williams about potential legislation on the subject, Carbajal said defiantly, “We are trying to do this administratively first, but nothing prevents us from going to ...
    Coastal Care
  • The Santa Barbara Independent One Million Californians Join Hands ... (independent.com)
    Apr 22, 2011
    In addition to receiving strong support from local policy makers like Mayor Helene Schneider, Assemblymember Das Williams, City Councilmember Grant House, and Supervisor Salud Carbajal, Hands Across California has been endorsed by a ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • Das Williams to speak on April 20 in Santa Paula | Amigos805.com (amigos805.com)
    Apr 19, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams, D-35th, will speak on his Save Public Libraries bill at a no-host dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 20 at Vince's Coffee Shop,...
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  • DAS WILLIAMS: Hands Across California (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Apr 15, 2011
    DAS WILLIAMS. Das's Father's UnOfficial Website in Tribute to California's 35th District Assembly Member. Friday, April 15, 2011 ... Das Political News on Facebook. Das Williams on Facebook. Subscribe via RSS. Posts ...
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  • DAS WILLIAMS....He's DASsome!: Das visits Santa Ynez Valley Union ... (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    The Santa Ynez Valley Union High School FFA chapter received a special hour-long visit April 8 from Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, who got an overview of the agricultural program and a tour of the school's welding shop, ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • Drawing the lines: Local groups, leaders head to SLO for new ... (thesbnn.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, who currently represents the 35th told the Star, he intends to stay completely out of the discussion. The Citizens Redistricting Commission was created when voters passed Proposition 11 in 2008 ...
    Santa Barbara News Network
  • An Inspiring Day at the Capitol (div28.calrta.org)
    Apr 12, 2011
    Assemblyman Das Williams reserved a room for me in the historic Citizen Hotel, 3 blocks from the Capitol. Two years ago, it was converted from a 1926, 14-story office building to a hotel. Beautifully carved wood, law books, ...
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  • The Santa Barbara Independent DA Dudley Sponsors New Rape-By ... (independent.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    The bill, carried by San Luis Obispo Assemblymember Katcho Achigian, would make it rape for a man to have sex with a woman by “impersonating” another man, even if the victim and her true partner are not married. ... That Aachigian is carrying the bill rather than Das Williams, Santa Barbara's representative in the State Assembly, has raised questions. Dudley and Williams issued communiques stressing that Williams supports the bill and enjoys good working relations with ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • The Santa Barbara Independent SBCC Luria Library to Host Award ... (independent.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    Special guests include representatives from the offices of Congresswoman Lois Capps and Assembly Member Das Williams and librarians from the Santa Barbara Public Library, UCSB, and Westmont College. Also attending the ceremony will be ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • The Santa Barbara Independent Hands Across California to Raise ... (independent.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams, Supervisor Salud Carbajal, Mayor Helene Schneider and School boardmember Monique Limon (and many more!) will stand with students at Santa Barbara City College. To find your place in line visit: ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • Black Bear Protection (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Apr 9, 2011
    SACRAMENTO — Nearly 20 state legislators have joined Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) in opposing a proposal before the California Fish and Game Commission to increase the annual quota of black bears allowed to be killed ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • April 7, 2011 – Daily Brief | SCVTalk.com (scvtalk.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    Money quote from Assemblyman Das Williams: “I'm worried about this practice spreading, with the same amount of public notice as the approval of a chimney would get.” Makes you wonder if he was streaming SCVTV a few months ago. ...
    SCVTalk.com
  • The Santa Barbara Independent The Summerland Seepage Mystery (independent.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    Explaining that he has already been in talks with Assemblymember Das Williams about potential legislation on the subject, Carbajal said defiantly, “We are trying to do this administratively first, but nothing prevents us from going to ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • Experts, Legislators Find Significant Flaws in Proposed State Bear ... (yubanet.com)
    Apr 6, 2011
    At the same time, Assemblymember Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, sent a letter signed by 20 California state legislators to the Commission urging them to reject CDFG's proposal, stating in part, "[a]t a time when our state government is ...
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  • Williams takes part in Dolores Huerta Foundation fundraiser ... (amigos805.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams, (D-CA 35th District), took part in a fundraiser for the Dolores Huerta Foundation held March 15 in Sacramento. *** ...
    Amigos805.com
  • DAS WILLIAMS: St. Paddy's Day 2011 (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Apr 5, 2011
    DAS WILLIAMS. The UnOfficial Website of California's 35th District Assembly Member. Tuesday, April 05, 2011. St. Paddy's Day 2011 ... Das Political News on Facebook. Das Williams on Facebook. Subscribe via RSS. Posts ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • Williams Leads Legislators in Effort to Protect Black Bears ... (noozhawk.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    Nearly 20 state legislators have joined Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, in opposing a proposal before the California Fish and Game Commission to increase the annual quota of black bears allowed to be killed annually by nearly ...
    Noozhawk.com - Latest News
  • The Santa Barbara Independent High Gas Prices Because of Too ... (independent.com)
    Apr 2, 2011
    Office of Assemblymember Das Williams. - - -. From: John Barron. Dear Messrs Elliott and Armstrong, and Mayor Schneider,. Maybe I'm being a little self-centered in having purchased a VW turbo diesel last summer when this fuel was about ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • Carol Lindberg Honored as one of California's Women of the Year ... (div28.calrta.org)
    Mar 31, 2011
    Carol, a member since her retirement in 1993, was among women from throughout the state honored by the California Legislative Women's Caucus during a special floor ceremony in which she was escorted by Assemblyman Das Williams. ...
    CalRTA
  • Aid to Japan (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Mar 30, 2011
    SACRAMENTO, CA - [On Friday, March 25, 2010], Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, Assemblyman Das Williams and other members of the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus joined Santa Barbara-based Direct Relief International ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • Das Williams reports on more funds for small business loans (amigos805.com)
    Mar 29, 2011
    The State Treasurer's office is expanding its loans to small businesses through the California Capital Access Program (CalCAP), Assemblymember Das Williams, 35th district, reported Tuesday, March 29. CalCAP encourages Banks, Credit ...
    Amigos805.com
  • CAUSE reports library services bill gains supporters | Amigos805.com (amigos805.com)
    Mar 29, 2011
    The Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) is a sponsor for a bill introduced by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) tha...
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  • JACL, API Legislators Urge Donations to Relief/Recovery Fund ... (rafu.com)
    Mar 28, 2011
    “I am pleased to be a part this very important announcement describing the statewide efforts to help the people of Japan,” said Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara). “It is also great to see that this is something that is being ...
    Rafu Shimpo
  • The Santa Barbara Independent Central Coast is a Center for Aid to ... (independent.com)
    Mar 25, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams stands with other members of the API Legislative Caucus and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, to announce relief and recovery efforts for disaster stricken Japan. ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • Carol Lindberg Honored (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Mar 24, 2011
    Lindberg, 74, was among women from throughout the state honored by the California Legislative Women's Caucus during a special floor ceremony in which she was escorted by Assemblyman Das Williams. Annually, the California Legislative ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • Assemblymember Williams Encourages Students to Apply for Cal Grants (collegegrantaid.blogspot.com)
    Mar 22, 2011
    (Sacramento) -- Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) wants California students to reach their highest potential. That's why he's encouraging students to apply NOW for a Cal Grant to help them pay for college. ...
    College Grant Aid
  • Assemblymember Williams Encourages Students to Apply for Cal ... (governmentgrantsforschool.net)
    Mar 22, 2011
    (Sacramento) -- Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) wants California students to reach their highest potential. That's why he's encouraging students.
    Government Grants For School
  • Assemblymember Williams Encourages Students to Apply for Cal Grants (studentaidhelp.wordpress.com)
    Mar 22, 2011
    (Sacramento) — Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) wants California students to reach their highest potential. That's why he's encouraging students to apply NOW for a Cal Grant to help them pay for college. ...
    studentaidhelp
  • Assemblymember Williams Encourages Students to Apply for Cal Grants (articles18.typepad.com)
    Mar 22, 2011
    (Sacramento) -- Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) wants California students to reach their highest potential. That's why he's encouraging students to apply NOW for a Cal Grant to help them pay for college. ...
    Kenny Maxwell's blog
  • Free VITA tax services set for March 18 at Oxnard College ... (amigos805.com)
    Mar 16, 2011
    Free tax preparation services for taxpayers with annual incomes of $49000 or less will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 18 at Oxnard College, 4000 So. Rose Ave., Room CSSC-101, Oxnard, Assemblymember Das Williams, 35th District, ...
    Amigos805.com
  • The Santa Barbara Independent Man Charged in Fatal 154 Truck Accident (independent.com)
    Mar 9, 2011
    Most recently, Assemblymember Das Williams introduced legislation last week that would ban trucks with three or more axles, or trucks with a combined gross weight of 9000 pounds or more. Additionally, the CHP has increased enforcement ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • The Santa Barbara Independent Springtime at Antioch (independent.com)
    Mar 8, 2011
    The inauguration proceedings, which took place on February 26 at the Natural History Museum, saw guests like Mayor Helene Schneider and Assemblymember Das Williams take the stage to praise Leffert. “[This is] the springtime for Antioch ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • Das Williams Looks to Ban Trucks on Highway 154 (news.santabarbara.net)
    Mar 7, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams introduced legislation this week to restrict large trucks from using Highway 154 as a route for travel. The Santa Barbara Independent stories: News.
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  • Assemblyman Das Williams letter to Blue Ribbon Commission : a4nr.org (a4nr.org)
    Mar 5, 2011
    Letter from Assemblyman Das Williams (Santa Barbara) to the Blue Ribbon Commission on radioactive waste. 022811 BRC ltr Williams · Share on Facebook. Filed under California News, Legislature, News, What's New · Tagged with ...
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  • The Santa Barbara Independent Channelkeeper Student Art Show ... (independent.com)
    Mar 4, 2011
    Winners, to be announced at the Kim Kieler Gallery at 3 pm on Sunday by Assemblymember Das Williams, will receive generous prizes donated by show sponsor Trillium Enterprises, Inc. Participating schools included Dos Pueblos, ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • The Santa Barbara Independent Das Williams Looks to Ban Trucks on ... (independent.com)
    Mar 3, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams introduced legislation this week to restrict large trucks from using Highway 154 as a route for travel. The bill comes after talks with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments on how to improve ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • AB 537: Semi Truck Ban on Highway 154 (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Mar 2, 2011
    Das Williams, 35th District state Assemblyman, has introduced state legislation that would ban large trucks from traveling on Highway 154. AB 537 would not affect service deliveries to the Santa Ynez Valley. “Highway 154 is a narrow, ...
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  • Hwy 154 truck restrictions proposed in Sacramento Santa Barbara ... (thesbnn.com)
    Mar 2, 2011
    Assembly Member Das Williams recently introduced AB 537. (Highway 154 in Santa Barbara, file). The bill stems from last year's fatal accident on State Street involving a gravel truck and a family of three. ...
    Santa Barbara News Network
  • Assemblymember Williams: Celebrating Earth Day 2011 (ireallybelieve.com)
    Mar 1, 2011
    (Sacramento) — Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) is urging all Californians to celebrate Earth Day this April by taking action. As you'll see in this Public Service Announcement, Assemblymember Williams believes we all can ...
    I Really Believe This
  • DAS WILLIAMS: Das Introduces AB 504 (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Feb 25, 2011
    SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Das Williams recently introduced a piece of district-specific legislation that would allow Santa Barbara schools to continue receiving voter-approved parcel revenues once a move to unify the elementary and ...
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  • Bipartisan bills target gangs, parolee tracking Santa Barbara News ... (thesbnn.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    (Assembly Member Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) at podium and Assembly Member Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) third from right, flanked by area law enforcement officials at the Ventura County Hall of Justice, Feb. 24, 2011/PHOTO-James Joyce) ...
    Santa Barbara News Network
  • Das Williams Introduces Bill To Protect Local School District Funding (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams recently introduced a piece of district-specific legislation that would allow Santa Barbara schools to continue receiving voter-approved parcel revenues once a move to unify the elementary and secondary ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • DAS WILLIAMS: SB County District Office Open House (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Feb 13, 2011
    DAS WILLIAMS. Das's Father's UnOfficial Website in Tribute to California's 35th District Assembly Member. Sunday, February 13, 2011 ... Das Political News on Facebook. Das Williams on Facebook. Subscribe via RSS. Posts ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • Das Williams appointed to the state Coastal Conservancy Board (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    Feb 11, 2011
    Speaker of the Assembly John A Perez recently appointed Assemblymember Das Williams to the California Coastal Conservancy Board. Mr. Williams will occupy one of six, non-voting seats held by statewide lawmakers; 3 from each the Assembly ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • Das Appointed to the California Coastal Conservancy (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Feb 11, 2011
    Assemblymember Das Williams appointed to state Coastal Conservancy Board SACRAMENTO - Speaker of the Assembly John A Perez recently appointed Assemblymember Das Williams to the California Coastal Conservancy Board. ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • DAS WILLIAMS: Clean Energy Jobs Initiative (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Feb 4, 2011
    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, joined Assembly Speaker John Perez and Senate Pro tem Darrell Steinberg on Thursday to announce the Clean Energy Jobs Initiative, a plan to jump-start California's clean energy business sector ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • The Santa Barbara Independent Reaction to Brown's Plan (independent.com)
    Feb 3, 2011
    State Assemblymember Das Williams praised Brown's proposal, saying it offered a way to move forward without destroying the state's public education system. “The plan he has is the right plan,” Williams said. ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • Craig Smith's Blog: Looking Good Das! (craigsmithsblog.blogspot.com)
    Jan 28, 2011
    The opening night of the 2011 Santa Barbara Film Fest didn't have much in the way of Hollywood star power on the red carpet. But it did have local politicians including newlywed Assembly member Das Williams and his bride Jonnie. ...
    Craig Smith's Blog
  • DAS WILLIAMS: Open House ! (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Jan 28, 2011
    DAS WILLIAMS. Das's Father's UnOfficial Website in Tribute to California's 35th District Assembly Member. Friday, January 28, 2011. Open House ! ... Das Political News on Facebook. Das Williams on Facebook. Subscribe via RSS. Posts ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • The Santa Barbara Independent Goleta Mobile Homeowners Win Again (independent.com)
    Jan 27, 2011
    Giles said that the city is also grateful to hear that Assemblymember Das Williams is planning to introduce legislation to make sense out of the state laws regarding condo conversion of mobile home parks. “We hope that it's successfully ...
    The Santa Barbara Independent stories
  • The Official Page Of Westmont College | Twitter Page | Facebook ... (theofficialpageof.com)
    Jan 14, 2011
    Special guests include representatives from the offices of Congresswoman Lois Capps and Assembly Member Das Williams and librarians from the Santa Barbara Public Library, UCSB, and Westmont College. Also attending the ceremony will be . ...
    The Official Page Of
  • DAS WILLIAMS: Supporters & Volunteers, 2009-10 (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Dec 30, 2010
    DAS WILLIAMS. Das's Father's UnOfficial Website in Tribute to California's 35th District Assembly Member. Thursday, December 30, 2010 .... Das on Facebook. Das Williams on Facebook. SB & Ventura County News Headlines ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • DAS WILLIAMS: About AB34 (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Dec 19, 2010
    In his first day representing the 35th State Assembly District, Assemblymember Das Williams introduced new legislation. The bill would upgrade the California Integrated Waste Management Act (1989). According to Williams' staff, ...
    DAS WILLIAMS
  • Das Williams' Official Assemblymember Webpage is up (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    Dec 17, 2010
    and running....with information on the district, news that affects the district and how to contact his offices. Capitol Office: State Capitol PO Box 942849. Sacramento, CA 94249-0035. Tel: (916) 319-2035. Fax: (916) 319-2135 ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • Das's Committee Assignments (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Dec 16, 2010
    Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez has appointed Freshman Assemblymember Das Williams to the Education Committee, Health Committee, Assembly Rules Committee and the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. “I am honored by these appointments,” ...
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  • Assemblymember Das Williams Announces Committee Assignments (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    Dec 15, 2010
    Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez has appointed Freshman Assemblymember Das Williams to the Education Committee, Health Committee, Assembly Rules Committee and the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. “I am honored by these appointments,” ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • Das Sworn In (wolfspyder.blogspot.com)
    Dec 10, 2010
    ... 2010, Das was sworn in as Assembly Member for the 35th District of California. There are 85 districts, representing approximately 50 counties. To read about more, please go to: The 106th Assembly Assembly Member Das Williams Website.
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  • Das Williams - Newly Elected State Assemblymember (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    Nov 3, 2010
    Congrats, Das. Honesty, integrity and old fashioned hard work paid off. Williams, a Democrat, beat Republican opponent Mike Stoker and claimed the seat by racking up 33088 votes, or 52.4 percent of the vote, according to final election ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • das williams - my candidate (xnerg.blogspot.com)
    Nov 3, 2010
    and now my new state assemblymember! who says hard work, honesty and integrity don't pay off! it's hard work fighting off chamber of commerce backed gop opponents...but we did it!
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  • Supporters - October 2010 (endorsements.daswilliams.org)
    Oct 12, 2010
    Please join the long list of working families, educators, environmentalists, labor leaders, public safety leaders, healthcare professionals, local business owners, community leaders and media outlets supporting Das Williams by adding your name here: I Support Das ... Dolores Huerta, Co-Founder, United Farm Workers; Jack O'Connell, Superintendent of Public Instruction; Assemblymember Anthony Portantino; Cruz M. Bustamante, Former Lieutenant Governor of California ...
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  • Supporters and Volunteers - Fall 2010 (endorsements.daswilliams.org)
    Sep 29, 2010
    Please join the long list of working families, educators, environmentalists, labor leaders, public safety leaders, healthcare professionals, local business owners and community leaders supporting Das Williams by adding your name here: ...
    Das Williams Endorsements
  • If Das Succeeds, Who Succeeds Him? (santabarbaraview.com)
    Sep 1, 2010
    After the loud and contentious primary campaign, the race for the 35th State Assembly seat currently held by Pedro Nava has gone very quiet as candidates Das Williams and Mike Stoker gear up for the get-Labor Day campaign for the ...
    Santa Barbara View
  • Environmentalist Linda Krop supports Das Williams (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    Jun 4, 2010
    To pretend that Das Williams is pro-oil is the same as saying that congresswoman Lois Capps, former assembly member Hannah-Beth Jackson, Santa Barbara County Supervisors Salud Carbajal, Janet Wolf and Doreen Farr, and Santa Barbara ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's dassome!
  • Environmentalists support Das Williams...and so do I! (cookiesinheaven.blogspot.com)
    May 29, 2010
    Das Williams has been a solid partner and champion for the environmental community in this state,” said David Allgood, Southern California Director of CLCV. “Our members were pleased to recognize Das' record of working to protect the ...
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  • Environmentalists support Das Williams (daswilliams4sb.blogspot.com)
    May 29, 2010
    Das Williams has been a solid partner and champion for the environmental community in this state,” said David Allgood, Southern California Director of CLCV. “Our members were pleased to recognize Das' record of working to protect the ...
    DAS WILLIAMS....He's DASsome!
  • Das Officially Declaring (vote.daswilliams.org)
    Jul 4, 2009
    Santa Barbara City Council Member Das Williams is... making it official by declaring next week he is running for State Assembly to replace Assembly Member Pedro Nava who is prevented from term limits from running again. ...
    DAS WILLIAMS - Democrat for State Assembly