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Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham announced Thursday that Orcutt Burgers is Small Business of the Year for the 35th Assembly District. The local burger chain employs more than 70 employees across its three locations and supports multiple organizations and schools on the Central Coast through fundraisers and donations. “Each location is a hub of activity ... Read More
June 21, 2019sfenaroli
I saw on local news earlier this week that Jordan Cunningham was one of the few Republicans to support an extension of the state's paid family leave program. On behalf of all working moms, I want to extend a big thank you to Mr. Cunningham for supporting this. Going back to ... Read More
June 20, 2019sfenaroli
By Matt Fountain San Jose’s Democratic Assemblyman Ash Kalra was looking for a state lawmaker across the aisle with criminal justice experience to support a criminal justice reform bill earlier this month when he reached out to Jordan Cunningham. Cunningham — a former prosecutor now working in defense — has gained a ... Read More
June 3, 2019sfenaroli
BY KAREN GARCIA On May 22, two people allegedly involved in a sex-trafficking case were sentenced to nearly a year in San Luis Obispo County Jail after pleading no contest in April to a felony kidnapping. Nikko Anaya, 20, and Brianna Morales, 24, were among four co-defendants—the other two were Fabio Silveira and ... Read More
May 30, 2019sfenaroli
By KAREN GARCIA   The State Assembly passed a bill today to prohibit smart speakers and manufacturers from collecting voice recordings without a user’s consent. Assembly Bill 1395, authored by Jordan Cunningham, states that any “actual recordings or transcriptions” retained by a manufacturer or third party would be against the law. “Private conversations in ... Read More
May 29, 2019sfenaroli
By Jordan Cunningham, Special to CALmatters The Cunningham household recently added a family member, a system of interconnected smart speakers that goes by the name “Alexa.” Alexa is pretty helpful around the house. She plays the news or classic rock when I make breakfast. She reminds my kids to fold their laundry.  She ... Read More
May 23, 2019sfenaroli
The California Police Chiefs Association has named Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham Legislator of the Year. Cunningham’s office made the announcement in a press release Wednesday. “The Police Chiefs Association is one of the most respected criminal justice advocacy organizations in the state,” said Cunningham. “I am honored to have their support, and look forward ... Read More
May 16, 2019sfenaroli
By Joseph J. Lazzarotti California keeps making privacy headlines for its trailblazing California Consumer Privacy Act(“CCPA”), set to take effect January 1, 2020, but there is another set of privacy bills making its way through the California state legislature, that, if passed, will provide consumers with further privacy protections. The “Your Data ... Read More
May 13, 2019sfenaroli
Anti-Eavesdropping Act, which would limit storing of recordings, passes first committee By LEVI SUMAGAYSAY A bill making its way through the California Legislature would prohibit makers of smart home speakers from saving or storing recordings without users’ explicit consent. The Anti-Eavesdropping Act, which cleared its first committee Wednesday, would also ban smart speaker ... Read More
May 2, 2019sfenaroli
THANKS, ASSEMBLYMAN CUNNINGHAM Although we don’t always agree with Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham’s policy preferences, we want to thank him for working to “close the loophole” in current laws that fail to hold police officers and other public officials accountable for sexual harassment and assault. As we have seen too often, those who ... Read More
March 28, 2019sfenaroli