Press Releases

Monday, August 31, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2020) – Today, a bill authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to speed up the process for workers to claim unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, while making sure corporations pay their fair share of the UI contributions, passed the State Legislature. Assembly Bill 1066 now heads to the governor for possible signature or veto.

Monday, August 31, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, Aug. 31, 2020) – Business owners will not be able to evade their responsibility to pay their workers thanks to Assembly Bill 3075 by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), which passed the state Assembly today on a concurrence vote and is now on its way to the governor’s desk for consideration.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Sunday, Aug. 30, 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’s now on its way to the governor for consideration after passing the state Assembly today on a 63 to 0 vote.

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.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020) – California will be at the forefront of reducing pollution from non-recyclable single-use plastic packaging and products under legislation by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that passed the state Senate today on a 22 to 10 vote.

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.