Press Releases

Media contact for Assemblymember Todd Gloria:

Nick Serrano
Communications Director
Office: (619) 645-3090

Friday, March 23, 2018

Lawmakers Propose AB 3131 to Require Law Enforcement Agencies to Publicly Disclose Purchase & Acquisition of Military-Grade Equipment

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymembers Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) and David Chiu (D-San Francisco) unveiled new legislation today that would require state and local law enforcement agencies to notify the public and receive approval from local governing bodies prior to the purchase and/or acquisition of military-grade equipment.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Bill to Mandate Minimum Training Standard & Live-Fire Proficiency for Concealed Carry Applicants Advances in Assembly

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to bolster California’s gun regulations for concealed carry applicants received its first major approval today by the Assembly’s Public Safety Committee. AB 2103, which finally establishes a minimum safety training standard as well as a demonstrated live-fire proficiency requirement for concealed carry applicants, was passed by the Committee with a vote of 6-1.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Additional State Funding for Homeless Youth Services Secured by Assemblymember Gloria Arrives in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO, CA – After securing an unprecedented $10 million for homeless youth during last year’s budget development process, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that these state dollars have been delivered to San Diego County and awarded to San Diego Youth Services for homeless youth services and housing programs in the region.

Friday, March 16, 2018

New Agencies Prioritize Funding for Affordable Housing and Will Be Subject to Strict Requirements to Avoid Potential Abuses

SACRAMENTO, CA – A coalition of state legislators today announced new legislation to allow localities to establish redevelopment housing and infrastructure agencies (RHIAs) to fund affordable housing and infrastructure projects in California.  The bill, AB 3037, would be the most far-reaching effort to reinvent redevelopment agencies (RDAs) that were eliminated in 2011. At the time of their elimination, RDAs were required to spend $1 billion to fund affordable housing.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Diane Takvorian, longtime San Diego environmentalist and co-founder of Environmental Health Coalition, Honored in State Capitol

SACRAMENTO, CA – As part of the California State Legislature’s annual Women of the Year ceremony that recognizes the achievements of outstanding women throughout the state, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced today that he has named Diane Takvorian, co-founder and executive director of the San Diego-based Environmental Health Coalition, as the Woman of the Year for the 78th Assembly District.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Following U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ appearance in Sacramento today to formally announce the federal government’s lawsuit against California for its pro-immigrant policies, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) issued this statement:

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Gloria and City Leaders Unveil AB 2372, the CASA Housing Act, to Permit Compact, More Affordable Housing Units near Public Transit

SAN DIEGO, CA – Continuing his commitment to combat California’s housing crisis, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) announced his introduction of new state legislation today to spur the production of affordable workforce and low-income housing within transit priority areas. AB 2372, known as California’s Sustainable and Affordable (CASA) Housing Act, is sponsored by the City of San Diego and was proposed by San Diego City Councilmember Georgette Gómez as part of her 2017 Housing Action Plan.