Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Senate Public Safety Committee Approves SB 239 Authored by Senator Scott Wiener and Assemblymember Todd Gloria

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation authored by California State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that will modernize laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV cleared its first major hurdle today when it was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee.

SB 239 would amend California’s HIV criminalization laws, enacted in the 1980’s and 1990’s during a time of fear and ignorance about HIV and its transmission, to make them consistent with laws involving other serious communicable diseases.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

San Diego Legislators Author Legislation to Reform San Diego County Redistricting Commission, Move to November Run-off Elections

Monday, March 6, 2017

Gloria Recognizes First Female San Diego City Attorney, Praises Her for Exemplary Leadership and Advocacy for All Communities

SACRAMENTO, CA – At a ceremony held in the California State Capitol today, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) named San Diego City Attorney Mara W. Elliott as the 2017 Woman of the Year for the 78th Assembly District.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Gloria bill, AB 1151, to Make It Illegal to Possess or Sell Seafood Caught in Gillnets, a Fishing Method Destructive to World’s Smallest Porpoise

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today the introduction of his new bill that would help save the last 30 vaquita porpoises in the world. The bill, AB 1151, would make it illegal to possess or sell fish or fish products from the northern Gulf of California caught with any kind of gillnet.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

San Diego Legislator to Lead Assembly’s Future Efforts for Studying & Developing Policy on Housing Affordability

Monday, February 27, 2017

(San Diego) – In the wake of the storms and flooding that have ravaged parts of California, Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) was on KUSI-TV’s Good Morning San Diego program to discuss disaster assistance and his legislation (AB 607) that protects people during a state of emergency. AB 607 will make it easier for people to maintain their eligibility for assistance during a declared disaster. “We shouldn’t have people going hungry and without assistance just because of a disaster,” Assemblymember Gloria said. Watch the entire interview in this Assembly Assets video.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Gloria Denounces President’s Heartless Actions, Reaffirms California’s Inclusivity

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), a member of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, issued the following statement today condemning the rescission of transgender student protections by the federal government.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Gloria Authors Bill to Safeguard Families, Disabled, and Seniors from Hunger & Hardship during States of Emergency

SACRAMENTO, CA – Following yesterday’s official declaration of a state of emergency from the federal government stemming from weeks of heavy rains and the Oroville Dam’s emergency spillway failure, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) introduced AB 607 today that would preserve and protect low-income families and people who are elderly or disabled against increased hunger and hardship during declared states of emergencies.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

(Calif.) In yet another expression of California independence from national norms, high school seniors will be given formal freedom of expression in their dress during graduation ceremonies, under a new bill pending in the Assembly.

Author of AB 233–Assemblyman Todd Gloria, D-San Diego–said his bill is just small step toward exposing students to the type of diversity they will see later in life, while at the same time allowing their peers to express pride in their cultural ties.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

(San Diego) – Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) was interviewed by Jim Patton on the CW6 News (XETV) morning program to discuss proposed legislation to modernize HIV laws (SB 239 authored by State Senator Scott Wiener and co-authored  by Gloria) and what students should be allowed to wear at their high school graduations (AB 233, authored by Gloria), as well as his take on the ongoing battle between Donald Trump’s immigration/refugees executive order on the courts.  Watch the entire interview in this Assembly Assets video.