Press Release

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.