Press Releases

Media contact for Assemblymember Todd Gloria:

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

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Gloria Blasts House GOP for Approving ‘Tax Reform’ Plan that Takes from America’s Working and Middle Class to Give to the Wealthy

SAN DIEGO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued the following statement today after House GOP passed its ‘tax reform’ plan:  

Friday, October 27, 2017

CPUC Gives Green Light to Extend Park Boulevard to Harbor Drive, Decision Can Finally Link Balboa Park to San Diego Bay

SAN DIEGO, CA – A direct vehicular link between Balboa Park and the San Diego Bay could finally be a reality following an approval by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), as the state representative for both Downtown San Diego and Balboa Park, announced today that the CPUC has granted the petition by the City of San Diego to modify the Park Boulevard and Harbor Drive railroad crossing and open it to vehicular traffic.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Governor Brown Signs AB 967 by Assemblymember Gloria, Gives Californians Environmentally-Friendly Alternative to Fire Cremation

SACRAMENTO, CA – After three previous attempts in the Legislature, water cremation rose from the dead during the 2017-2018 legislative session and was signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown. AB 967, authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), permits the use of alkaline hydrolysis – also known as “water cremation” – for the disposal of human remains in California.

Monday, October 16, 2017

San Diego Housing Commission to Have Authority to Develop & Finance Mixed-Income Projects under Bill by Assemblymember Gloria

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that his bill to produce  more units of affordable housing for middle-income earners in the City of San Diego as well as Santa Clara County has been signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown. AB 1637, authored by Assemblymember Gloria, grants new authority to the San Diego Housing Commission and its counterpart in Santa Clara County to develop and finance mixed-income housing projects.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

AB 901 by Assemblymembers Gloria and Weber Signed into Law, Bill to Allow More Voters to Decide County Elections

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law legislation authored by California State Assemblymembers Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) and Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that will allow races for County of San Diego offices to be decided in November as opposed to June and ensure the voices of more voters are heard in county elections.

Monday, October 9, 2017

SB 507 by Senator Hueso & Assemblymember Gloria Signed into Law, Bill Provides State Funding to Help Address Sewage Spills 

SACRAMENTO, CA – With sewage spills and contamination continuing to occur in the Tijuana River Valley, California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will start to bring some relief. SB 507, authored by California State Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) and principally co-authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), will provide $2.1 million in state funding for improvement efforts in the Tijuana River Valley.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Bill by Assemblymember Gloria, Senator Wiener to Change Unfair HIV Criminalization Laws Signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law landmark legislation by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) and California State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) that reforms outdated state law which unfairly criminalized and stigmatized people living with HIV.