Press Releases

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Requiring insurance companies to write and renew homeowner insurance policies for hardened homes and communities that meet statewide standard

Monday, February 17, 2020

Assembly Bills 2344 and 2345 Take Lessons Learned in San Diego to Statewide Level

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

AB 2149 Helps Restaurants Avoid Being Undercut by Delivery Apps

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020) – New legislation announced today by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) will protect restaurants from being undercut by food delivery platforms, such as DoorDash, Grub Hub, Postmates and Uber Eats, that make it impossible to build strong customer relationships. 

Thursday, February 6, 2020

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020) – California State Assemblymembers Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) are calling for a $20 million budget allocation to help small community non-profit arts groups comply with Assembly Bill 5, the state's landmark worker rights law to stop misclassification and wage theft of more than a million Californians.

Monday, February 3, 2020

AB 2043 Protects and Empowers Low-Wage Workers Abused on the Job

Thursday, January 23, 2020

AB 1987 Allows Restraining Order to Prohibit “Smart Tech” Control

Thursday, January 16, 2020

AB 1939 Clarifies In Law That Pedicabs Can Be Electric-Assist

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez today announced new legislation to boost San Ysidro’s pedicab industry. Assembly Bill 1939 clarifies in state law that operators are permitted to drive electric-assisted bicycles, which will allow operators to travel farther distances and to easily go up steep hills.