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Friday, April 21, 2017
As excerpted from the Voice of San Diego:

Among the 130 housing bills before the state Legislature is one sponsored by the city of San Diego that would allow local housing authorities, like the San Diego Housing Commission, to build middle-income housing.

As legislators from all over California put forth potential housing solutions – 130 bills, to be precise – the city of San Diego is weighing in, sponsoring its own housing bill with the help of local Democratic Assemblyman Todd Gloria.

The measure, AB 1637, would allow local housing authorities, like the San Diego Housing Commission, to get involved in mixed-income housing that contains some subsidized and some market-rate units.

Friday, April 21, 2017
As excerpted from the Voice of San Diego:

San Diego’s Democratic Assemblyman Todd Gloria is stepping into the more than 100 housing bills being proposed in Sacramento with his own housing package. The package includes four bills written or co-written by Gloria, each trying to address a different aspect of the state’s housing and homelessness woes.

“This problem is so pervasive and it impacts so many sectors of our society,” Gloria said. “We need to address subsidized housing, supportive housing, market-rate production. One bill wouldn’t be enough.”

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Gloria Bill to Shed Light on Special Interest Financers of Local Ballot Measures & Referendums Moves to State Senate

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that his legislation to increase transparency in local elections by disclosing the financers of local ballot measures and referendums received bipartisan approval by the State Assembly with a vote of 57 to 13 and will now move on to the State Senate.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Gloria Announces Series of Legislation to Address Housing Issues, Next Steps for Select Committee on Housing Affordability

SACRAMENTO, CA – Just days after the State Legislature addressed one of the state’s most pressing problems in its broken transportation system, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) is now taking aim at California’s housing crisis with the introduction of several new bills that will help increase the supply of affordable housing and the formation of his Assembly Select Committee on Housing Affordability for the Middle and Working Class.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Gloria Votes to Support Responsible & Realistic Transportation Funding Plan, Now Looks to Ensure Dollars Spent Appropriately

SACRAMENTO, CA – After today’s successful passage of SB 1 – known as the California “Fix Our Roads” plan – which will provide $5.2 billion per year in transportation funding, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued the following statement:

Friday, March 31, 2017

Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) stops by Charter-Cox Communications Local Edition to discuss proposed electoral reforms for San Diego County, the housing affordability crisis in California, and his bill (AB 1151) to protect the endangered vaquita porpoise.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Following today’s announcement of the “Fix CA Roads” transportation funding proposal by state and legislative leaders, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued the following statement:

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

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymembers Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) and Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced dual legislation today that would reform County of San Diego elections. The two bills, AB 801 and AB 901, co-authored by Assemblymembers Weber and Gloria, would revamp the County of San Diego’s redistricting commission and allow races for County Board of Supervisor to be decided in the General Election as opposed to the Primary. 

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.