Press Releases

Thursday, February 16, 2017

AB 900 Would Allow Sex Slaves and Sweatshop Workers to Recover Financially from the Nightmare of Slavery

SACRAMENTO —(Thursday, February 16, 2017) –California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D- San Diego) and State Controller Betty Yee announced today their effort to allow victims of human trafficking to be compensated by the state crime victims fund for the income they lost and for other damages that resulted while they were enslaved.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Elevated Lead Levels Discovered at San Ysidro Schools Warrant Regular Vigilance and Parental Notification

SACRAMENTO —(Wednesday, February 15, 2017) –California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) proposed regular testing for lead in the water systems at public schools and to shutter the unsafe water systems if high lead levels are discovered.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

AB 568, AB 569, & AB 570 Would Add Strong New Legal Protection for Women in the Workplace

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, February 14, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) introduced a trio of bills Tuesday to protect working women who become pregnant, a natural part of a woman’s life that has too often become a barrier to gender equality in the workplace.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

AB 568, AB 569, & AB 570 Would Add Strong New Legal Protection for Women in the Workplace

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, February 14, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) introduced a trio of bills Tuesday to protect working women who become pregnant, a natural part of a woman’s life that has too often become a barrier to gender equality in the workplace.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

AB 386 Would Provide Legal Aid to Deported Veterans Seeking Reentry to the Country They Served

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, February 9th, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) today introduced Assembly Bill 386 to provide legal representation to foreign-born U.S. military veterans who have been deported under federal immigration law.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – (Wednesday February 8, 2017) California State Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento), Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D – San Diego) and Adrin Nazarian (D- Sherman Oaks) today introduced a legislative package that builds upon California’s efforts to welcome and successfully integrate refugees from around the world. This legislative package will help refugees access educational and employment resources necessary to become integrated and productive members of the community.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Immigrant Tenant Protection Act of 2017 strengthens laws to be sure that immigrant tenants do not face intimidation and retaliation in their homes

SACRAMENTO— (Monday, February 6, 2017)—  California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) announced today she is joint-authoring legislation to protect rental housing tenants from being intimidated or retaliated against because of their immigration status.