Press Releases

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019) –  California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D - San Diego) is again taking up the fight for survivors of childhood sexual assault with the re-introduction of legislation that would give victims more time to report an assault and create another tool in identifying sexual predators before they harm more children in the future.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019) – California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D – San Diego) today marched alongside federal workers at the Sacramento International Airport to protest the government shutdown. The rally, organized by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), highlighted the affect the shutdown is having on its members and their families across the country.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
SACRAMENTO – On behalf of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chairwoman of the Caucus, issued the following statement in response to today’s ruling by United States District Court Judge Jesse Furman vacating the Trump Administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
 
Monday, January 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – On behalf of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chairwoman of the Caucus, issued the following statement in support of the United Teachers Los Angeles’ (UTLA) decision to strike:

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Proposed budget expands paid family leave, early childhood education and free community college.
 
SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019) – California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D – San Diego) made the following statement following the release of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2019-2020 state budget: 
 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

AB 196 gives working class Californians financial security when they need to take leave.

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019) – New legislation introduced by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) on Thursday will empower lower and middle class workers to use the state’s Paid Family Leave program by guaranteeing 100 percent wage replacement.