Press Release

Friday, October 11, 2019

Bill signing ceremony

Friday, October 11, 2019

Gun and Ammo Sales Prohibited at Del Mar Fairgrounds Starting 2021, Governor Newsom Heeds Calls from Local Cities

SACRAMENTO, CA – In a stunning defeat to the NRA and the gun lobby, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law today legislation by California State Asssemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that will officially prohibit the sale of guns and ammunition at the Del Mar Fairgrounds starting in 2021. This marks the first time the State has acted to prohibit the sale of weapons and ammunition at state-owned property via statute.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

State Bill on Governor’s Desk by Gloria and Atkins Could Ensure San Diego’s Long-term Water Security

SACRAMENTO, CA – A state bill authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) and co-authored by Senate President Pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) to save the Pure Water San Diego project has earned the Legislature’s approval and been sent to Governor Gavin Newsom. Assembly Bill 1290 (AB 1290) represents an emergency move to ensure the project can move forward despite frivolous litigation and to stop the potential waste of millions in taxpayer dollars.

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.