Press Release

Thursday, January 28, 2021

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021) – Today, California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) issued the following statement after the State Assembly voted to extend protections that will ensure tenants do not lose their homes if they are struggling financially due to COVID-19:

Monday, January 25, 2021

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, Jan. 25, 2021) – Today, California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) introduced Assembly Bill 314 to extend the right for all employees of the Legislature to organize into a union if they choose in order to improve their wages, working conditions and bargain over other terms of their employment.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021) – Food delivery companies like DoorDash and Uber Eats have profited off of struggling restaurants by charging a variety of fees, commissions and costs for their services, cutting into already thin profit margins for these businesses. Today, California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) announced new legislation, Assembly Bill 286, to create a more fair food delivery marketplace for restaurants.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Fast Food Accountability and Standards (FAST) Recovery Act Comes in Response to Cooks’, Cashiers’ Demand for Increased Corporate Accountability Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021) – During the COVID-19 crisis, California students are missing out on crucial learning time that could have long-term effects on their educational progress. Assembly Bill 104 by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) will help disadvantaged K-12 students recover from nearly a year of lost instruction time with opportunities for grade recovery, supplemental instruction, and intervention programs designed to tackle students’ socio-emotional needs.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

SAN DIEGO – (Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021) – Today, California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) issued the following statement after rideshare drivers in the state filed a lawsuit to overturn Uber and Lyft’s 2020 ballot measure Prop. 22 on the grounds that it’s unconstitutional and limits the Legislature’s ability to enact laws that provide better conditions to working people in the state.

Friday, January 8, 2021

SAN DIEGO – (Friday, Jan. 8, 2021) – Today, California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) released the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom announced his proposed 2021-22 State Budget includes $4.6 billion to address students' lost learning time as a result of the pandemic: