Press Release

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

SACRAMENTO -- (Wed., March 6, 2019) -- Legislation authored by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D - San Diego) to empower workers and prevent employers from forcing individuals to waive their rights to worker protections passed Wednesday out of the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment.  

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

SACRAMENTO -- (Wed. March 6, 2019) -- Two bills authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D - San Diego) to better protect working women from sexual harassment on the job were approved by the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment on Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

SACRAMENTO -- (March 4, 2019) -- Assemblywoman Gonzalez urged support of the #WomensHistoryMonth Resolution #HR15: "Latinas in particular in California are the lowest paid workers in the nation. We earn on average 44 cents on the dollar of our white male counterparts – that puts us at the bottom," Lorena Gonzalez said.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Woman of the Year

Monday, March 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO -- (Monday, March 4, 2019) -- California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D - San Diego) released the following statement today in recognizing local leader Nora E. Vargas as the 80th Assembly District’s Woman of the Year:

Friday, February 22, 2019

SAN DIEGO – (Friday, Feb. 22, 2019) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) today at the Port of San Diego unveiled legislation to substantially strengthen the state’s efforts to combat the illegal underground economy in California that targets the most vulnerable members of our community. Assembly Bill 1296 will expand California’s unique, multi-agency task force of law enforcement professionals known as the Tax Recovery and Underground Economy (TRUE) Team that currently operates out of Sacramento and Los Angeles.

Friday, February 22, 2019

SAN DIEGO – (Friday, Feb. 22, 2019)  – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) today at the Port of San Diego unveiled legislation to substantially strengthen the state’s efforts to combat the illegal underground economy in California that targets the most vulnerable members of our community.