Press Release

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Bill to Provide Training for Teachers on How to Better Support LGBTQ Youth in Schools Sent to Governor Newsom

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation by California State Asssemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to create safer and more supportive school environments for LGBTQ youth received its final legislative approval today and has been sent to Governor Gavin Newsom. Assembly Bill 493 (AB 493), sponsored by Equality California and Superintendent for Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, would encourage schools to provide teachers with information on resources available to support LGBTQ students and will require the California Department of Education to develop relevant training programs for teachers.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Assemblymember Gloria Successfully Advances Bill to Restrict Gun Shows at Del Mar Fairgrounds, Make Communities Safer

SACRAMENTO, CA – Despite heavy opposition from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the gun lobby, the bill author ed by California State Asssemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to prohibit the sale of guns and ammunition at the Del Mar Fairgrounds received its final legislative approval today and has been sent to Governor Gavin Newsom.   

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Assemblymember Gloria Successfully Shepherds Bill Through Legislature to Protect California Horses from Slaughter

SACRAMENTO, CA – A bill authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would strengthen protections for California’s horses and help protect them from slaughter is one step closer to becoming law. Assembly Bill 128 (AB 128) cleared its final legislative hurdle with bipartisan approval and was sent to the Governor’s desk.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Gloria Puts Forward Legislation to Advance Pure Water Project, Ensure Water Security for San Diego Region

SACRAMENTO, CA – In an emergency move to stop the potential waste of millions in taxpayer dollars and protect the City of San Diego’s long-term water security, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) put forward legislation today to save the Pure Water San Diego project and ensure the project can move forward. Assembly Bill 1290 (AB 1290) would require, as a condition of state financing, a project labor agreement (PLA) for the Pure Water project so it can move forward despite frivolous litigation that has brought the project to a near complete halt.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Assemblymember Gloria Successfully Passes Bill Correcting Local Flaws During 2017 Hepatitis A Outbreak

SACRAMENTO, CA – The bill authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to address San Diego’s slow response to the 2017 Hepatitis A outbreak, which killed 20 people and infected more than 500, cleared its final hurdle today and is now on the Governor’s desk.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Gloria Advances Resolution for CA to Support Climate Change, Economic Justice Policies Found in Green New Deal

SACRAMENTO, CA – A state resolution authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to signal California’s support for the climate change, environmental, and economic justice policies found in House Resolution 109 – commonly known as the Green New Deal – passed the Assembly today and is on its way to the State Senate. Assemblymember Gloria secured the passage of Assembly Joint Resolution 7 (AJR 7) on the Assembly Floor with a vote of 47 to 14.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Assemblymember Gloria Wants State to Dispose of State Building on Front Street for Affordable Housing

SACRAMENTO, CA – A bill authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to force the State of California to dispose of the Downtown San Diego State Building, in an effort to make way for more efficient uses, is on its way to the Governor’s desk. Today, the State Assembly took its final vote on Assembly Bill 1164 (AB 1164) and officially sent it to the Governor with a vote of 75 to zero.