This Month at the Capitol


I’m excited to share some of the significant developments and initiatives that my office has been engaged in this month. Collaboration and engagement are vital to effectively serving the constituents of the 1st Assembly District‚ and I’m grateful to all who have participated in discussions on important legislative matters.

This month‚ my office had the privilege of meeting with several advocacy groups and organizations at the Capitol‚ including:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Karen Bohlke with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center
  • First 5 Executives and constituents from the 1st Assembly District
  • County Veterans Service Officers (CVSO) from Plumas and Nevada counties‚ who visited for their annual Capitol Advocacy Day. Our discussions centered around the invaluable role of CVSO’s in assisting veterans in our district.
  • Representatives from the Northern California Power Agency

Thank you to all who have come by my offices to discuss important legislative matters. Our collaboration is key to best serving the constituents of the 1st Assembly District.

As the legislative session progresses‚ I’m proud to highlight some of the bills that my staff and I have been working on:

  • Senate Bill 1074 – I’ve joined a bipartisan effort to introduce the “Sexually Violent Predator Accountability‚ Fairness‚ and Enforcement Act” (SAFE Act). SB 1074 aims to enhance transparency and prevent the secretive placement of Sexually Violent Predators in communities across the state‚ prioritizing public safety.
  • Assembly Bill 2222 – Recognizing the importance of literacy for academic and social-emotional development‚ I’ve collaborated on the “Early Literacy and Science of Reading” bill. This bipartisan effort aims to address California’s literacy crisis and ensure all students have access to quality reading instruction.
  • Senate Bill 1011 – Addressing the urgent issue of homelessness‚ SB 1011 seeks to compassionately manage encampments while prioritizing public safety and connecting individuals to vital services. This bill emphasizes the importance of both compassion and accountability in addressing homelessness in our communities.

I am dedicated to advancing legislation that reflects the needs and values of the constituents I represent. Your input and engagement are invaluable as we work together to create positive change in our district and throughout California.

Assemblywoman Megan Dahle

Landlord-tenant Policy UPdate from Attorney General
Update on Landlord-Tenant Policy from the Attorney General’s Office

As your representative‚ it’s important to me that you have access to updated information on important policies that impact you. The Attorney General’s office recently released new information on landlord-tenant issues‚ which I have included a brief summary of below. Whether you’re a tenant or a landlord‚ understanding your rights and responsibilities under California law is crucial.

For tenants‚ it’s essential to be aware of the protections afforded to you‚ including safeguards against certain rent increases and evictions. If you find yourself facing eviction notices‚ illegal rent hikes‚ or financial difficulties in paying rent‚ it’s imperative to act swiftly. Legal assistance is available‚ and you may qualify for free or low-cost legal aid. You can find resources and assistance through websites like

For landlords‚ staying informed about the rights and protections available to renters is equally important. With ongoing changes in legislation‚ such as the Tenant Protection Act (AB 1482)‚ it’s vital to be aware of state and local regulations to avoid legal violations.

To further support you in understanding these issues‚ I encourage you to explore additional resources provided by the Attorney General’s Office here.


Jake Mangas Resolution Photo
Congratulations to Former Redding Chamber of Commerce CEO‚ Jake Mangas

Congratulations are in order for Jake Mangas‚ who has recently transitioned from his role as CEO of the Redding Chamber of Commerce to the position of President and Chief Philanthropy Officer at Mercy Foundation. Throughout his tenure at the Chamber‚ Mr. Mangas exhibited exemplary leadership‚ driving initiatives that significantly impacted the local community and business landscape. It was an honor for our office to recognize his outstanding contributions. As he embarks on this new journey at Mercy Foundation‚ we extend our congratulations and best wishes for continued success in his endeavors.


Landline Service in Rural Areas

Thank you for bringing your concerns to my attention regarding the notice you received from AT&T regarding their application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to discontinue copper landline service in your area.

I want to assure you that my office is taking this matter seriously. We are closely monitoring the situation and staying informed about developments as they unfold. In fact‚ we have already met with AT&T representatives to discuss the implications of this application.

I understand the importance of reliable communication services‚ especially for those of us in rural California. My family and I personally experience the challenges of connectivity in the First District‚ and I am committed to advocating for solutions that meet the needs of our communities.

I urge you to actively participate in the CPUC’s decision-making process by submitting your comments on the importance of maintaining landlines directly to the CPUC. Your input can make a significant impact on their decision.

Additionally‚ I encourage you to consider attending one of the upcoming public hearings or virtual hearings hosted by the CPUC. These hearings provide an opportunity for customers like you to voice your concerns and share your experiences regarding AT&T’s application.

Details for the hearings are as follows:

Date: March 19‚ 2024
Time: 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Access: Remote access via webcast or phone.
Phone: 1-800-857-1917‚ passcode: 6032788#
(Live video broadcast with English or Spanish captions)

Your voices are being heard‚ and I want to assure you that we are committed to advocating for your needs. Thank you for your continued engagement and advocacy on this important issue.


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Assemblywoman Dahle is Honored to Serve
Alpine County‚ Amador County‚ El Dorado County‚ Lassen County‚ Modoc County‚ Nevada County‚ Placer County‚ Plumas County‚ Shasta County‚ Sierra County‚ & Siskiyou County.