Press Releases

Media contact for Assemblymember Todd Gloria:

Nick Serrano
Communications Director
Nick.serrano@asm.ca.gov
Office: (619) 645-3090

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Gloria: “EDD is Failing Californians and Enough is Enough"

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) joined 60 of his legislative colleagues to urge Governor Newsom to enact sweeping reform to the State’s Employment Development Department (EDD). This comes as millions of Californians still have yet to receive a single unemployment payment despite having no income for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, August 3, 2020

Gloria Seeks to Halt Immigration Authorities’ Practice of Accessing Utility Customer Data to Facilitate Deportations

SACRAMENTO, CA – A bill by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would prevent immigration authorities from accessing customer data through public utility companies passed the Senate’s Energy, Utilities, and Communications committee today and now heads to the Senate floor. Assembly Bill 2788 (AB 2788) seeks to end ICE’s practice of accessing the customer data from electric and gas companies in order to facilitate deportations.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

San Diego City Council Approves New Middle and Low-Income Housing Project Made Possible by Gloria’s Legislation

SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, the San Diego City Council, sitting as the San Diego Housing Authority, approved the San Diego Housing Commission’s acquisition of the Hillcrest Inn in order to create more middle-income housing units and preserve low-income housing units for San Diegans. This action comes thanks to state legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) known as the “Missing Middle Housing Act,” which allows the Housing Commission to develop and finance middle-income housing projects.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Audit Finds Local Air Pollution Control District is Failing to Protect Public from Air Pollution, Fully Investigate Pollution Complaints

SAN DIEGO, CA – As the USS Bonhomme Richard burns for the fifth day raising concerns about air quality in nearby communities, a state audit requested by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) has found the San Diego Air Pollution Control District (APCD) is failing to protect the public from air pollution. The audit, released today, determined the APCD is neglecting to charge appropriate fees to regulate air pollution, ensure complaints about polluters are fully investigated, and properly inform and engage the public on air quality issues.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Gloria Supports Final Adoption of California State Budget, Applauds Preservation of Education and Healthcare Funding

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California State Assembly cast the final votes to formally adopt the 2020-2021 state budget. Following the vote, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), who voted in support, made this statement:

Thursday, June 18, 2020

SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its ruling that the Trump Administration improperly rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Following the announcement, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued this statement:

Monday, June 8, 2020

California Set to Eliminate Law Enforcement’s Use of Carotid Restraint

SACRAMENTO, CA – Following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis by four police officers and a national conversation emerging on police use-of-force, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) today announced that he is co-authoring legislation to ban California law enforcement’s use of the carotid restraint.