Press Release

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Assemblymember Gloria Looks to Terminate California’s Involvement with For-Profit, Private Prisons

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced that he is joint authoring legislation, AB 32, to end the practice of for-profit, private prisons in California. If passed, the State of California would be prohibited from contracting with private, for-profit prison companies starting January 2020.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued the following statement reacting to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s initial budget proposal:

"I am encouraged by the responsible and prudent budget introduced today by Governor Newsom. This budget addresses multiple crises happening right now in California and San Diego like housing affordability, homelessness and emergency housing for migrants.

Friday, December 28, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA – Just days away from New Year’s Eve, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit, and representatives from the League of California Cities and LifeSafer announced the implementation of SB 1046 – a new state law effective January 1, 2019 that requires DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device into their vehicle(s). The device measures the driver’s alcohol intake and, if over the limit, can prevent the vehicle from starting.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Speaker Rendon Re-Appoints Gloria to Key Leadership Post, Positions Gloria to Continue Advancing Progressive Policy & Promote Needs for San Diego

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) was officially re-appointed as Majority Whip of the California State Assembly – one of the top leadership positions in the Assembly. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) announced the Assembly leadership appointments and new committee assignments earlier today.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gloria’s State Audit of City, County Response to Hepatitis A Shows Weak Planning, Lack of Urgency to Contain Spread

SAN DIEGO, CA – A state audit requested by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) on the City and County of San Diego’s response to the March 2017 Hepatitis A outbreak shows city and county leaders could have acted more quickly and efficiently to contain the spread of the disease.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Effort to Protect California Horses Lauded by Nation’s Wild Horse Protection Organization

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that he has introduced state legislation to protect California’s wild and domestic horses from slaughter. AB 128 aims to strengthen and improve enforcement of section 598 of the Penal Code, which makes it a felony to sell, import, export, or possess a horse for the purpose of slaughter for human consumption.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Assemblymember Gloria Joins Colleagues to Propose Massive Funding Increase for Affordable Housing and Infrastructure

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that he is co-authoring a proposal to significantly increase funding for affordable housing and infrastructure investment through the recreation of former redevelopment agencies.