Press Releases

Saturday, September 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019) – Survivors of childhood sexual assault would have more time to report an assault and pursue justice thanks to Assembly Bill 218, authored by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego). The measure passed the State Legislature today after a 62-0 concurrence vote in the Assembly. 

Saturday, September 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019) – Assembly Bill 1296 authored by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), sponsored by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, to substantially strengthen the state’s efforts to combat the illegal underground economy that targets the most vulnerable members of our community passed the State Legislature tonight after a 75-0 concurrence vote in the Assembly. It now heads to the governor’s desk for a signature or veto.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Codifies landmark California Supreme Court decision to stop worker misclassification
 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019) – The California State Senate today voted 28-8 to pass Assembly Bill 681 authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to reduce voter confusion over the presidential primary process and simplify certain updates to a voter’s party preference and address to ensure access to the ballot.

Friday, August 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, Aug. 30, 2019) – California Governor Gavin Newsom signed state Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) legislation to require employers to provide workers two different notices reminding them to withdraw or use funds in their Flexible Savings Accounts (FSAs) before they expire.