Press Release

Friday, September 15, 2017

Gloria Issues Statement Following Assembly’s Passage of the California Values Act, Bill Now Heads to Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California State Assembly voted to approve the California Values Act SB 54 -- legislation that would limit the involvement of state and local law enforcement in federal immigration enforcement. As a supporter of this legislation, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued this statement following its passage:

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.

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).

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.