SACRAMENTO – During today’s start of the 2017-2018 legislative session, the California State Assembly and California State Senate joined together to take immediate action that could inoculate the potential impact of President-elect Donald Trump’s stated plans to deport up to 3 million undocumented residents.
Bill Would Move Away From System That Discriminates Against the Poor
(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement on the U.S. Congress passing the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act:
“Today, I feel a deep sense of gratitude as an American and a Filipino American.
(Oakland, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement today regarding San Francisco City Attorney Dennis J. Herrera’s decision not to defend the state bail schedule in a lawsuit against the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department:
“Dennis Herrera’s decision not to defend the state’s broken bail system is a strong statement that justice truly must be for all.
The Filipino American community and California mourns the loss of one of the greatest political leaders on Friday.
(Oakland, CA) - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) applauded the California Strategic Growth Council for awarding $49 million to Oakland projects to add affordable housing units.
Three projects received funding Tuesday using proceeds from the state’s cap and trade auctions which promote greenhouse gas reductions.
Bonta Legislation Will Reform Money Bail
Boys and Men of Color Select Committee Hearing: Understanding the Role that Health Plays in Achieving Successful Outcomes for Boys & Men of Color.
Bonta’s Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color Assesses Prop 47 Implementation
TRUTH Act Clears Assembly on Symbolic Day