Mike Gatto

California bill targets personal conversation-recording smart TVs

A California lawmaker is pushing a new bill that would warn consumers that their smart TVs could record their household conversations and transit the information to a third party without their knowledge.

State Assemblyman Mike Gatto said he was very surprised to read in a Samsung smart TV... read more

California to restart issuing yellow-on-black license plates

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) of California would issue new license plates that would be printed in historic black background and yellow lettering, Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced the latest move.

In 2012, Gatto's AB1658 measure created the California Legacy License Plate... read more

Assembly approves expanded & improved program for entertainment industry

California State Assembly approved the California Film & Television Job Retention & Promotion Act of 2014 by a unanimous vote of 71-0.

The new Act aims to retain film & television industry jobs by replacing the current measure that provides $100 million per year to the... read more

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