Press Release

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today applauded Governor Gavin Newsom for signing into law Assembly Bill 1296. The legislation, sponsored by Attorney General Becerra and authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, will combat the illicit underground economy by permanently establishing the Tax Recovery in the Underground Economy program (TRUE) Task Force with multiagency investigative teams throughout California.   

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Governor Newsom Signing AB 5

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019) – Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to restore employment status for millions of workers who have been misclassified as contractors. Assembly Bill 5 provides clarity for businesses, workers and taxpayers in the wake of the Dynamex ruling by the California Supreme Court in 2018. 

Saturday, September 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019) – Assembly Bill 1296 authored by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), sponsored by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, to substantially strengthen the state’s efforts to combat the illegal underground economy that targets the most vulnerable members of our community passed the State Legislature tonight after a 75-0 concurrence vote in the Assembly. It now heads to the governor’s desk for a signature or veto.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019) – Survivors of childhood sexual assault would have more time to report an assault and pursue justice thanks to Assembly Bill 218, authored by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego). The measure passed the State Legislature today after a 62-0 concurrence vote in the Assembly.