Press Releases

Sunday, August 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020) – Legislation by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that requires food delivery companies, like DoorDash, Grub Hub, Postmates and Uber Eats, to have an agreement with restaurants before delivering their food passed the Legislature today with bipartisan support.

Friday, August 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, Aug. 28, 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 passed the State Senate today 39 to 0.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020) – Today, Californian State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) held a virtual event with survivors of police violence at protests to urge the state Senate to pass Assembly Bill 66, which would create the nation’s first standards for how and when law enforcement agencies can deploy so-called “less lethal” weapons, like rubber bullets and pepper spray. It would also ban the use of tear gas for crowd control.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020) – Legislation by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that requires food delivery companies, like DoorDash, Grub Hub, Postmates and Uber Eats, to establish an agreement with restaurants before delivering their food passed the Senate Judiciary Committee today 7 to 0.

Monday, August 10, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, Aug. 10, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) made the following statement today after a federal court granted a preliminary injunction request by Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and the City Attorneys of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco to compel rideshare companies Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees:

Friday, August 7, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, Aug. 8, 2020) – Building on California’s historic police use of force standards signed into law last year, the Senate Public Safety committee today on a 5 to 1 vote passed Assembly Bill 66 by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to set clear standards on the use of “less lethal” weapons by law enforcement officers.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020) – The Senate Housing Committee voted 8 to 0 today to pass Assembly Bill 2345 by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to boost the number of affordable units built in California by increasing the density bonus and the number of incentives available for a qualifying housing project.

“We must find ways to increase the number of affordable units being built in California,” Assemblywoman Gonzalez said. “AB 2345 will do that.”