Democratic Achievements in CA


Delivered a balanced budget for the first time in more than 10 years and ended the cuts to education funding.

Gave more than 1 million working Californians a raise by raising the minimum wage, starting July 2014.

Passed the California DREAM Act, expanding opportunity for all students across California and setting an example for the nation to follow.

Gov. Brown signed the Climate Change Pact together with the governors of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia to reduce greenhouse gases and promote clean energy.

Passed the School Success and Opportunity Act, ensuring transgender youth have the opportunity to fully participate and succeed in schools across the state.

Passed the Homeowners Bill of Rights, allowing more Californians to stay in their homes by keeping banks from foreclosing on families during loan modification.

Passed legislation granting drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants contributing to local communities.

Expanded access to safe family planning options for women in underserved rural areas.

Passed the Middle Class Scholarship, which slashed student fees at UC and CSU by up to 40% for families making under $100,000.

Implemented online voter registration, making it easier for Californians to register to vote.