Press Releases

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.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

(Sacramento) – Today California businesses, local governments, environmental advocates, and students joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the California State Capitol to call for the passage of a law by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) offering the most comprehensive framework in the nation to curb the single-use plastics and packaging waste crisis.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Most Californians (72%) say the coast has a “big problem” with litter from plastics and marine debris, according to new statewide survey by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) released in July.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, July 10, 2019) – California took another step toward ending the harmful practice of worker misclassification today as Assembly Bill 5 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) passed the Senate Committee on Standing Committee on Labor, Public Employment and Retirement on a 4 to 1 vote.

Friday, June 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, June 28, 2019) – The Jackie Robinson Family YMCA in San Diego is getting the boost it needs to give South Bay communities a full-sized pool and splash pad thanks to $5 million secured by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) in the 2019-2020 California State Budget.

Friday, June 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, June 28, 2019) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) has secured $5 million in the 2019 State Budget toward Cal Fire efforts to eradicate an invasive species of beetle that is rapidly spreading across California, decimating thousands of mature trees and causing millions of dollars of damage.

Friday, June 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – (Friday, June 28, 2019) – In a major win for working class parents in California, the 2019-2020 state budget signed by Gov.