SACRAMENTO – (Monday, June 28, 2021) – California is often seen as a leader in recycling, but a loophole in state law allows exported plastics to count as recycled even when they are shipped to another country to be burned or dumped in a landfill.
SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, June 22, 2021) – Restaurants and customers have been kept in the dark about the prices food delivery companies like UberEats, GrubHub and DoorDash are actually charging for their services.
SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, June 22, 2021) – Today, Assembly Bill 506 to require youth service organizations to implement child sexual abuse prevention measures and mandate regular volunteers to complete training on how to identify and report child abuse and neglect was unanimously approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee.
SACRAMENTO – (Monday, June 21, 2021) – California’s Paid Family Leave program remains out of reach for many working families who can’t afford to take time off of work after the birth of a child or caring for a seriously ill family member.
SACRAMENTO – (Monday, June 21, 2021) – Today, Assembly Bill 104 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to provide families with a flexible menu of options that help K-12 students recover from lost instruction time during COVID-19 unanimously passed the Assembly with bipartisan support.
SACRAMENTO – (Monday, June 14, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) released the following statement today after the Legislature passed its 2021-22 State Budget:
SACRAMENTO – (Friday, June 11, 2021) – A dozen California lawmakers are joining Assemblymembers Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) in calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to support the Legislature’s proposed investment of $50 million in the 2021-22 budget to help struggling nonprofit performing arts organizations reach an equitable economic recovery.
SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, June 10, 2021) – Today, Assembly Bill 104 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to help K-12 students who struggled with remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic passed the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bill can be taken up for a vote on the Senate floor as early as next week.
SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, June 1, 2021) – Today, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez’s Assembly Bill 74 to require the Employment Development Department (EDD) to provide a direct deposit option to recipients of Unemployment Insurance, Paid Family Leave, and Disability Insurance benefits was unanimously approved by the Assembly.
SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, June 1, 2021) – Police projectile weapons and chemical agents can cause serious harm to people if used improperly or indiscriminately into a crowd. Despite being considered as “non-lethal” or “less lethal” tools, California does not have clear, minimum statewide standards for the usage of these weapons.