Press Releases

Media contact for Assemblymember Todd Gloria:

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

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Gloria Secures Another Victory for Public Safety & Gun Sense, Defeats NRA in Senate Public Safety Committee

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California State Senate’s Public Safety Committee advanced legislation by California State Asssemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would prohibit the sale of guns and ammunition at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Despite opposition from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the gun lobby, Assembly Bill 893 (AB 893) earned the Committee’s approval by a vote of five to two.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jewish Family Service, Local Non-Profit Leading Migrant Relief Efforts, Recognized by Assemblymember Gloria in State Capitol

SACRAMENTO, CA – For their efforts in leading the local rapid response to the migrant crisis at San Diego’s border and providing healing to the grieving amidst national and local gun violence tragedies, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that he has named Jewish Family Service of San Diego as the 2019 Non-Profit of the Year for the 78th Assembly District.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

In Commemoration of 50 Years Since Stonewall Riots, LGBTQ State Leaders Declare June as “LGBT Pride Month” 

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Gloria Votes to Support AB 392, Says “It Will Save Lives.”

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 392 (AB 392), legislation that changes the use of lethal force standard for law enforcement. Following the Assembly’s passage of the bill, California State Asssemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) released this statement:

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Gloria’s Effort to Improve San Diego’s Air Quality, Ensure Clean Air for All San Diegans Successful in Assembly

SACRAMENTO, CA – The legislative effort by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to bring cleaner air to the San Diego region received approval by the California State Assembly today. Assembly Bill 423, legislation that would reform the San Diego Air Pollution Control District Board, passed the Assembly by a vote of 41-11 and now advances to the State Senate.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Assembly Advances Bill to Help Create More Positive Learning Environments for California’s LGBTQ Students

SACRAMENTO, CA – California’s LGBTQ students are one step closer to having safer and more supportive learning environments at school. Today, the State Assembly passed legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) and co-sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and Equality California that would require teachers and educational staff receive training on school site and community resources available to support LGBTQ students. Assembly Bill 493 (AB 493), known as the Safe and Supportive Schools Act of 2019, passed the Assembly by a vote of 52 to zero and now advances to the State Senate.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

State Bill Mandating Public Agencies Retain E-Mails for Two Years Clears Assembly, Heads to Senate

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Asssemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) successfully advanced open government and transparency legislation today that mandates public agencies in California retain e-mail records for at least two years. Assembly Bill 1184 (AB 1184) was approved by the State Assembly today by a vote of 48 to four and now heads to the State Senate.