Press Releases

Friday, November 3, 2017

SAN DIEGO  – (Friday, Nov. 3, 2017) –California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) announced today she will be authoring legislation in 2018 to prevent erratic scheduling practices that have become too common in part-time workplaces.

Predictable work schedules are needed in order to protect workers who are forced to balance their work and family responsibilities, she said.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO  – (Sunday, October 15, 2017) – Gov. Jerry Brown tonight signed a bill by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) requiring bartenders to receive training that will help reduce drunk-driving accidents and other alcohol-related problems. Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher authored the bill in the wake of a 2015 drunk-driving crash that killed two San Diego medical students.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO  – (Sunday, October 15, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher made the following statement following Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision to veto her Gender Pay Equity Act bill, which would have required large California companies to disclose salary data so the public could see which companies were paying women less than men for doing the exact same jobs.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO  – (Sunday, October 15, 2017) – Gov. Jerry Brown tonight signed a bill authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) to expand public access to the state’s beaches and coasts by establishing a program for low-cost accommodations along the coast.

Friday, October 13, 2017

SACRAMENTO  – (Friday, October 13, 2017) – Gov. Jerry Brown today signed a bill authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) requiring that schools test the drinking water for lead and notify parents if elevated traces of lead are detected.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO  – (Thursday, October 12, 2017) – Gov. Jerry Brown today signed two bills by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) that will help women in need – one that will provide assistance to hardworking mothers who have trouble affording diapers, a second that creates a Sexual Assault Survivors Bill of Rights. Gov. Brown joined Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher and other members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus for a ceremony today in which he signed several bills to support women, children and families.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO  – (Thursday, October 12, 2017) – Gov. Jerry Brown today signed a bill by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) that will protect California’s urban forests, a critical step in the state’s efforts to fight climate change.