Press Release

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Gloria and City Leaders Unveil AB 2372, the CASA Housing Act, to Permit Compact, More Affordable Housing Units near Public Transit

SAN DIEGO, CA – Continuing his commitment to combat California’s housing crisis, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced his introduction of new state legislation today to spur the production of affordable workforce and low-income housing within transit priority areas. AB 2372, known as California’s Sustainable and Affordable (CASA) Housing Act, is sponsored by the City of San Diego and was proposed by San Diego City Councilmember Georgette Gómez as part of her 2017 Housing Action Plan.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Gloria Introduces Legislation to Give Foster Youth Access to Healthcare Consistent with Gender Identity

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) and a coalition of supporters including Equality California, Lambda Legal, American Civil Liberties Union, Los Angeles LGBT Center, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights announced today the introduction of AB 2119 – statewide legislation that would establish the right of foster youth in California to access gender affirming healthcare and behavioral health services.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Gloria Signs Letter to Assembly Budget Chair Calling for Billion Dollar Investment in State’s Housing and Homelessness Crisis

SACRAMENTO, CA – As the Legislature continues its budget development process, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) is urging Assembly Budget Chair California State Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) to allocate one billion of the State’s $6.1 billion budget surplus toward addressing California’s housing and homelessness crisis.

Monday, February 12, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) stepped in as Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore and led the floor session on Feb. 1, 2018. “It’s a tremendous honor, there is a lot to do in the Legislature this year and I’m grateful to have this opportunity to serve in an interim capacity,” the Assemblymember said of taking on the role of presiding over the day’s meetings and facilitating legislative discussions. Hear more from Gloria in this Assembly Access video.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Gloria Proposes Common Sense Regulations for Concealed Carry Applicants including Minimum Training Standards & Live-Fire Proficiency

SAN DIEGO, CA – In an effort to strengthen California’s gun safety regulations, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today the introduction of AB 2103 -- statewide legislation co-authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher (D-San Diego) that would bolster requirements for the issuance of concealed carry weapons (CCW) permits. AB 2103, co-sponsored by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action, would finally set a minimum training time standard in state law and require applicants to perform live-fire exercises on a firing range before a CCW permit can be issued by a local jurisdiction.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Gloria Co-Authors Joint Legislative Resolution Opposing Federal Government’s Efforts to Perform Oil & Gas Drilling off California’s Coasts

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California State Assembly adopted a joint resolution co-authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) strongly opposing the Trump Administration’s proposal  to perform offshore oil and gas drilling and demanding U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke remove California’s offshore waters from the proposed leasing plan.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) speaking on the floor on the Assembly in support of AJR 29, a joint resolution he co-authored expressing the Legislature's strong opposition to the Trump Administration's proposed oil and gas drill off California's coastline.