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Important Legislative Bills Need Your Action

The Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition has endorsed the RISE Act, SB 180 which repeals the three-year sentence enhancement for each prior drug conviction that is applied on top of the main sentence in a new conviction (with the exception of convictions involving a minor).  The RISE Act would help reduce overcrowding in the Contra Costa County jails which we feel is an important step toward redirecting taxpayers’ dollars to improve access to mental illness and substance abuse treatment.  Click here to see the letter sent to one Senator.
The Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition has endorsed the Healthy California ACT, SB 562 which will create the Healthy California program to provide comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage and a health care cost control system for the benefit of all residents of the state. Letter of support is available through this link.
Contact  your State Senator Steve Glazer at  http://sd07.senate.ca.gov/contact/email 
or call his office (916) 651-4007 or (925) 258-1176

If you live in Martinez or Pleasant Hill, Contact State Senator Bill Dodd at http://sd03.senate.ca.gov/contact 
or call his office (916) 651-4003

If you live in Richmond, El Cerrito, Hercules, Rodeo or San Pablo
Contact State Senator Nancy Skinner at http://sd09.senate.ca.gov/contact or call her office (916) 651-4009 or (510) 286-1333

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