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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Approved Housing Package Includes Legislation Authored and Co-Authored by Assemblymember Gloria

SACRAMENTO, CA – With the State of California in the midst of a persistent housing crisis due to the lack of affordable housing and sky high housing costs, the California State Legislature approved a series of bills today aimed at tackling the crisis head-on. The bills approved include legislation authored and co-authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego).

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Assemblymember Todd Gloria on the floor of the Assembly as the vote is taken for a comprehensive package of legislation to address California's housing crisis.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Gloria Bill to Safeguard Low-Income, Elderly, and Disabled During and After States of Emergency Clears Legislature

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would protect some of California’s most vulnerable residents both during and after a natural disaster received its final legislative approval today and was sent to Governor Brown. AB 607, known as the Community Resiliency and Disaster Preparedness Act of 2017, takes steps to ensure individuals and families who are recipients of public assistance can continue to receive their benefits during declared states of emergencies.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Landmark Legislation to Create Third Gender Marker on State Government Documents Passes State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California State Assembly voted to approve SB 179: the Gender Recognition Act by State Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) with a vote of 50-13. As principal co-author and the manager of the bill in the Assembly, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued this statement following its passage:

Thursday, September 7, 2017

AB 233 by Assemblymember Gloria Clears Legislature, Bill Would Preserve the Right to Wear Cultural Adornments at Graduation

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would protect students’ rights to wear items of cultural significance on Graduation Day – a practice previously prohibited by some school districts in California – received its final legislative approval today and was sent to Governor Brown.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

San Diego Legislator Calls End to DACA Program a “Cold Hearted” Decision, Vows to Continue Fight for Dreamers

SAN DIEGO, CA – Following today’s announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will end, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued this statement:   

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

(Sacramento).- The pressure is mounting on the White House and the President to protect the five year old immigration program know as DACA. The program allows undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors, to receive a two year period od deferred action from deportation and makes them eligible for a work permit.

Friday, September 1, 2017

The Public’s Right-to-Know Act to Become Law in 2018, Public to Receive More Insight into Special Interest Funding of Local Measures

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would increase transparency in local elections by shining light on the special interests financers of local ballot measures and referendums was signed by Governor Brown today and will become law in 2018. AB 187, also known as the Public’s Right-to-Know Act, is the first bill ever introduced by Assemblymember Gloria as a state legislator and is his first bill to be signed by the Governor.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

State Senate Approves AB 901, Elections for County of San Diego Offices Stand to Change with Governor’s Signature

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation authored by California State Assemblymembers Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) and Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would change the elections process for County of San Diego officials and ensure more voters are heard in county-level elections was approved by the California State Senate today by a vote of 23-14. With this approval, the bill will now be sent to the Governor.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – The divisive, hurtful rhetoric coming out of the White House and others is hurting our country and promoting violence. Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) is calling for unity to beat back the voices of intolerance. Join the fight against racism, watch and share this Assembly Access video.