Press Releases

Media contact for Assemblymember Todd Gloria:

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

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Gloria Bill to Establish the Right of Foster Youth to Access Gender Affirming Healthcare Services Approved by Human Services Committee

SACRAMENTO, CA – First-of-its-kind legislation authored by California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) that would codify the right of transgender and gender non-conforming youth in California’s foster care system to access healthcare services consistent with their gender identity received its first major approval today. AB 2119 passed the Assembly’s Human Services Committee by a vote of five to one and will now advance to the Assembly’s Appropriations Committee.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Bill to Bolster California Gun Laws, Mandate Minimum Training Standards for Concealed Carry, Passes Assembly Appropriations Committee

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.