Press Release

Monday, May 21, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) and the California State Assembly marked the start of Ramadan by passing Assembly Concurrent Resolution 233. “Ramadan is a time for reflection and spiritual discipline for Muslims around the world when they express their devotion to faith, family and service to the less fortunate,” Assemblymember Reyes said as she presented ACR 233.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

(Sacramento)  - The California Latino Legislative Caucus recognized Latino trailblazers at its 17th Annual Latino Spirit Awards during an Assembly floor ceremony at the State Capitol. “It’s important to highlight those who have done so much for our community,” said Latino Caucus Vice-chair Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego). “We have a wide variety of honorees, all of whom have done amazing things.” Among this year’s LSA recipients are Cheech Marin, Kat Von D and Liz Hernandez.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

SACRAMENTO  – (Tuesday, April 24, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) won approval from a key Assembly committee Tuesday for her bill to help victims of sexual harassment seek justice by prohibiting California employers from requiring prospective hires to sign one-sided arbitration agreements.

AB 3080, which has been named a Women’s Caucus Priority Bill, passed the Assembly’s Judiciary Committee by a vote of 7-2..

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

SACRAMENTO  – (Tuesday, April 24, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) today won approval from a key Assembly committee for her bill eliminating the civil statute of limitations for victims of childhood sexual assault.

The Assembly Judiciary Committee approved Assembly Bill 3120 on a vote of 7-0. The bill now heads Assembly’s Appropriations Committee.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

 

SACRAMENTO  – (April 19, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) will ask the state Legislature to create a special committee tasked with making sure San Diego’s international airport is prepared to address its enormous traffic, transit and environmental challenges.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

(Sacramento)  – Forced arbitration and non-disclosure agreements usually benefit employers and can hurt employees. California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) authored Assembly Bill 3080 to prohibit employers from requiring prospective hires to sign one-sided arbitration agreements that often keep secret the details of an employer’s misbehavior. “Nobody should be forced to sign away their rights as a condition of taking a job,” Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher said. “Countless people don’t have the luxury of picking and choosing what job to take.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018