CVU News

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 2:58pm
Last week CVU found a great home for some of our donated stuffed animals.Thank u @StandUpPlacer for all that you do! — Crime Victims United (@CrimeVictimsCa) June 1, 2015
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:32pm
Cooper Public Safety Bill Package Moves Forward SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 390, authored by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove), was approved on a 5-1 bipartisan today by the Assembly Public Safety Committee. The bill would fix an unintended consequence of Proposition 47 and would allow DNA... read more
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:30pm
Assembly Member Tom Lackey   Assembly Bill 46, authored by Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale), cleared the Assembly Public Safety Committee on a strong bipartisan vote Tuesday morning. The bill addresses a problem created by the passage of Proposition 47 last November which... read more
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:00pm
CVU Chair Harriet Salarno and AB920 author Assemblymember Mike Gipson.  A bill ensuring victims of crime receive adequate perpetrator parole information was passed after Crime Victims United of California's Chair Harriet Salarno and Assemblymember Mike Gipson testified in support of the... read more
Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:54pm
The County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office's preliminary assessment of Proposition 47 shows that the reclassification of Proposition 47 crimes to misdemeanors are excluding victims from engaging in the county's victim restitution collection system. Page five of the assessment published by... read more
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 1:22pm
      CVU, legislators and public safety leaders will be uniting as one to stand up for community safety and to let the media know that ongoing violence and criminal activity is unacceptable in California. Survivors and families of victims of crime are encouraged to show up in... read more
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 3:16pm
Crime should NOT pay in California! Which is why Crime Victims United (CVU) and The Law Office of Nina Salarno Ashford are supporting the family of murder victim Missy Avila ( The Michele "Missy" Avila Page) in announcing their lawsuit and groundbreaking legislation to prevent Missy's murderer... read more
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:14pm
Legislative Update CVU Priority Bill List For more information and a brief summary of CVUC's priority bills, click here: 2015 CVUC Bill List - Priority Bills 3-15 (2). For more information and brief summaries of all of the bills that CVUC will be monitoring, click here: 2015 CVUC Bill List - Full... read more
Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:05am
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