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Asm. Evan Low issues statement on CA Department of Insurance’s legal opinion on transgender youth access to gender-affirming medical care

Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara on Wednesday directed California's Department of Insurance to issue a legal opinion clarifying that, under existing California law, health insurance companies may not deny coverage for male chest reconstruction surgery for female-to-male patients undergoing gender-affirming care for gender dysphoria based solely on a patient’s age.

Assemblymember Evan Low issues statements on Gov. Gavin Newsom's historic appointments to U.S. Senate, California Secretary of State

Assemblymember Evan Low, who serves as Chair of the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus, issued two statements Tuesday regarding Gov. Gavin Newsom's historic appointments of Secretary of State Alex Padilla to the U.S. Senate and Assemblymember Shirley Weber to succeed Padilla as the next Secretary of State.  Both statements can be found below: