Press Release

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Bill by Gloria, Atkins Sets-Up Potential Redevelopment of NAVWAR Site in Midway District

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bill by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria and Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) that would set-up the potential redevelopment of the NAVWAR site in San Diego’s Midway District has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. Assembly Bill 2731 (AB 2731) would allow the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to streamline the environmental review process in order to build a transit hub and accompanying development on the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) Old Town campus site, should the Navy elect to partner with SANDAG on this important project.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Governor Newsom Signs Gloria Bill Unburdening DV Survivors Who Experience Financial Abuse from Partners

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) has successfully strengthened protections for survivors of domestic violence in the State of California. Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2517 (AB 2517), authored by Assemblymember Gloria, which will allow courts to find that specific debts were incurred as part of a domestic violence situation and therefore not the responsibility of the survivor.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Governor Signs Bill by Assemblymember Gloria Ending ICE’s Practice of Accessing Public Utility Data to Facilitate Deportations

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bill by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would end Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) practice of accessing gas and electric customer utility data to facilitate deportations has been signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom. Assembly Bill 2788 (AB 2788) will prevent electric and gas utilities from disclosing a customer’s electric or gas consumption data with immigrations authorities without a subpoena or judicial warrant starting January 1, 2021.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Gloria Recognizes Family Health Centers of San Diego for Their COVID-19 Response, Service to Low-Income Communities

SAN DIEGO, CA – For their longstanding efforts to provide affordable and high-quality health care to low-income and medically underserved communities throughout the region, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that he has named Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) as the 2020 Nonprofit of the Year for the 78th Assembly District. In announcing the award, Assemblymember Gloria lauded FHCSD for their COVID-19 response and the organization’s offering of free COVID-19 testing.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Gloria Pushes for State Audit to Evaluate EDD’s Response to COVID-19 and Delayed Processing of Unemployment Claims

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) is joining a bipartisan coalition of state lawmakers to call for a state audit of California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) and its response to COVID-19. Assemblymember Gloria has been an outspoken critic of EDD for its severely delayed response to provide unemployment benefits to Californians impacted by the pandemic.

Monday, August 31, 2020

Legislature Approves Gloria Bill to Prevent Sharing of Gas & Electric Customer Data for Immigration Actions

SACRAMENTO, CA – A bill by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would end ICE’s practice of accessing gas and electric customer utility data to facilitate deportations is now headed to Governor Newsom’s desk. Today, the Legislature officially approved Assembly Bill 2788 (AB 2788) which will prevent electric and gas utilities from disclosing a customer’s electric or gas consumption data with immigrations authorities without a subpoena or judicial warrant.

Monday, August 31, 2020

California Could End For-Profit Sale of Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits Under Bill by Assemblymember Gloria