Press Release

Friday, June 15, 2018

Gloria’s Advocacy and Leadership Secures Investments in Homelessness, Healthcare, and Community Resources in State’s 2018-2019 Budget

SACRAMENTO, CA – With the California State Legislature’s approval of the fiscal year 2018-2019 state budget, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) helped secure millions in state funding for the San Diego region to aid local homelessness efforts, support healthcare innovation in the region, and redevelop the Maritime Museum site.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Gloria Bill to Protect Students’ Rights to Cultural Expression During School Graduation Ceremonies Heading to Final Vote in State Senate

SACRAMENTO, CA – As California public schools proceed with summer graduation ceremonies, some students are being restrained by academic administrators from recognizing their cultural or religious heritage as they walk across the stage and receive their diploma. State legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would eliminate the ability of public schools to prohibit students from wearing items of cultural or religious significance during graduation ceremonies has received its final committee approval and is now headed to the full State Senate for consideration.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Monday, June 4, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), a member of the California LGBT Legislative Caucus, issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s ruling today in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission:

Friday, June 1, 2018

Assemblymember Gloria’s Commitment to Public Safety Legislation, AB 3131, Promotes Transparency and Urges Police, Government, and Public to Work Together

SACRAMENTO, CA – Public safety legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to demilitarize law enforcement, build better police and community relations, and promote government transparency passed the State Assembly today and will head to the State Senate.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Assemblymember Gloria Seeks to Promote Transparency and Urge Police, Government, and Public to Work Together with AB 3131

SACRAMENTO, CA – Public safety legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to demilitarize law enforcement, build better police and community relations, and promote government transparency will be considered by the full Assembly this week. AB 3131 would require law enforcement to receive approval from their local governing bodies during a public hearing prior to obtaining military-grade equipment for policing. This reverses the Trump Administration’s rescission of an Obama-era executive order that sought to control local law enforcement’s acquisition of surplus military equipment under the U.S. Department of Defense’s 1033 program.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

(Sacramento)   – Legislation authored by Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to strengthen California’s gun laws passed the Assembly and now heads to the Senate. Assembly Bill 2103 would bolster regulations for concealed carry weapons permits by establishing minimum training standards. “AB 2103 would establish minimum common-sense standards for individuals wishing to legally carry a loaded concealed weapon,” Assemblymember Gloria said on the Assembly floor. Hear his full remarks in this Assembly Access   video.