Press Releases

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, May23, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and Secretary of State Alex Padilla were joined by Los Angeles County Clerk Dean Logan and California League of Women Voters President Helen Hutchison to urge approval of the Voting Modernization Bond Act of 2018, which was introduced last month by Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher. 

Monday, May 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, May 22, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) today won bipartisan approval of her legislation that requires school districts and community college districts to offer paid pregnancy leave to their female employees. Assembly Bill 568 passed on a bipartisan vote of 63-9.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, May 10, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) today won unanimous, bipartisan approval of her legislation that requires school districts and community college districts to offer paid pregnancy leave to their female employees. 

Monday, May 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, May 8th, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) today won approval for Assembly Bill 386 to provide legal representation to foreign-born U.S. military veterans who have been deported under federal immigration law. The legislation passed the Assembly with a unanimous, bipartisan vote. 

Monday, May 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, May 8, 2017) – California State Assemblywomen Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) released the following statements after the Assembly Revenue & Taxation Committee did not approve Assembly Bill 479, which they introduced to repeal sales tax on diapers, tampons and other feminine health products: 

Friday, May 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, May 05, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) today announced a bill to protect immigrants from irrelevant disclosures of their immigration status in open court. SB 785 requires that any questions about the immigration status of any witness, victim, or defendant first be deemed by a judge to be relevant to the subject of the litigation before.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, April 27, 2017) –California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) today won approval of her legislation to better prevent drunk driving by requiring restaurant and bar servers be trained on identifying when a customer has had too much alcohol to drink. Assembly Bill 1221 was approved by the Assembly Government Organization Committee with a bipartisan, unanimous vote of 19-0.