Press Releases

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Statewide Worker Caravan to Capitol Urges Governor Newsom to Sign AB 3216

Friday, September 4, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, September 4, 2020) – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed, to be effective immediately, Assembly Bill 2257 authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to build on historic labor protections signed into law last year and clarify employment rules in the state.

Monday, August 31, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2020) – Today, a bill authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to speed up the process for workers to claim unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, while making sure corporations pay their fair share of the UI contributions, passed the State Legislature. Assembly Bill 1066 now heads to the governor for possible signature or veto.

Monday, August 31, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, Aug. 31, 2020) – Business owners will not be able to evade their responsibility to pay their workers thanks to Assembly Bill 3075 by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), which passed the state Assembly today on a concurrence vote and is now on its way to the governor’s desk for consideration.

Monday, August 31, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, Aug. 31, 2020) – Today, the California Legislature voted to pass a bill by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that will increase the number of affordable housing units statewide. The bill, Assembly Bill 2345, is the most significant housing production proposal now headed to the governor's desk.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020) – California will be at the forefront of reducing pollution from non-recyclable single-use plastic packaging and products under legislation by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that passed the state Senate today on a 22 to 10 vote.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020) – High school seniors who were on track to graduate before their schooling was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic will be able to receive their graduating diploma under legislation by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that’s now on its way to the governor for consideration after passing the state Assembly today on a 63 to 0 vote.