Press Release

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

Monday, August 17, 2020

Gloria, Berman, Colleagues Urge Congressional Leaders to Stop Trump Administration’s Interference with U.S. Postal Service

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymembers Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) and Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park) are leading an effort in the California Legislature to urge Congressional leaders to stop President Donald Trump’s interference with the U.S. Postal Service. This comes amid reports of the Trump Administration holding up funding for the Postal Service in a seeming effort to impact the November election.

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Gloria Bill Would Unburden Domestic Violence Survivors Who Experienced Financial Abuse from Partners

SACRAMENTO, CA – A bill by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would protect domestic violence survivors who have experienced financial abuse is headed for consideration by the State Senate. Assembly Bill 2517 (AB 2517), which cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee today, would allow courts to find that specific debts were incurred as part of domestic violence.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Gloria: “EDD is Failing Californians and Enough is Enough"

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) joined 60 of his legislative colleagues to urge Governor Newsom to enact sweeping reform to the State’s Employment Development Department (EDD). This comes as millions of Californians still have yet to receive a single unemployment payment despite having no income for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.