Press Releases

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

AB 2646 Puts One of Last Regulatory Puzzle Pieces in Place to Create Jobs, Protect the Environment in Longstanding South Bay Effort

SACRAMENTO  – (Tuesday, August 7, 2018) – A bill by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) allowing the Chula Vista Bayfront project to make a critical step forward was passed by the State Senate and sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his consideration yesterday.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

SACRAMENTO  – (Tuesday, April 24, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) won approval from a key Assembly committee Tuesday for her bill to help victims of sexual harassment seek justice by prohibiting California employers from requiring prospective hires to sign one-sided arbitration agreements.

AB 3080, which has been named a Women’s Caucus Priority Bill, passed the Assembly’s Judiciary Committee by a vote of 7-2..

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

SACRAMENTO  – (Tuesday, April 24, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) today won approval from a key Assembly committee for her bill eliminating the civil statute of limitations for victims of childhood sexual assault.

The Assembly Judiciary Committee approved Assembly Bill 3120 on a vote of 7-0. The bill now heads Assembly’s Appropriations Committee.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

 

SACRAMENTO  – (April 19, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) will ask the state Legislature to create a special committee tasked with making sure San Diego’s international airport is prepared to address its enormous traffic, transit and environmental challenges.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO  – (April 18, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) has asked the Assembly Speaker’s Office to issue subpoenas that would enable victims of workplace abuse to speak openly about their cases without violating the terms of their arbitration settlements.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO  – (Wednesday, April 11, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) won approval a key Assembly committee today for her bill enabling California workers to earn a minimum of five sick days per year. The bill, AB 2841, expands on her landmark 2014 legislation that made California the first state to guarantee paid sick leave for all private-sector employees across every industry.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO  – (Tuesday, April 10, 2018) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) won approval from a key Assembly committee today for her bill to crack down on illegal poaching by commercial fishing operations in protecting marine areas, an important step in preserving the delicate coastal ecosystem in these spots.