SAN DIEGO – (Tuesday, December 27, 2016) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) made the following statement today in response to being reappointed by State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Appropriations.

Community Will Gather Tonight To Celebrate Assemblywoman’s Successful Legislative Term, Honor Local Leaders and Donate to Young San Diego County Families in Need

San Diego Assemblywoman will be First Latina in More Than A Decade to Hold Leadership Post As Caucus Membership Swells to 27 Legislators

AB 5 Provides Relief to Underemployed Workers Who Seek More Hours on the Job

Select Committee on Women in the Workplace will examine gender disparities and impacts on financial stability

WHAT:  California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Women in the Workplace, will convene an informational hearing in San Jose, California examining the economic and personal effects of underemployment & scheduling, part-time work & the Silicon Valley economy, and impacts on female employees & families.

AB 2053 will eliminate redundant licensing procedures for existing clinics 

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, September 26, 2016) – A bill by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to streamline the process for expanding licensed primary care clinics was signed into law by the Governor today.

AB 2025 will improve education about labor standards for salon workers and owners

SACRAMENTO – (Wednesday, September 21, 2016) – Legislation by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to improve workplace conditions through labor law education in nail salons was signed into law by the Governor today.

AB 717 would have eliminated sales tax for disposable diapers

SACRAMENTO – (Tuesday, September 13, 2016) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) responded today to the Governor’s veto of AB 717 to repeal California’s diaper tax.

AB 2121 Would Create Responsible Beverage Service Training Requirement for Anyone Serving Alcoholic Beverages

SAN DIEGO – (Wednesday, August 31, 2016) – Legislation by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to require all restaurant and bar employees who sell or serve alcoholic beverages to undergo Responsible Beverage Service training was approved by the Assembly on a bipartisan 56-11 vote today. It will now be submitted to the Governor.

AB 67 Would Guarantee Double Pay for Employees Working at Large Retailers on Thanksgiving Holiday

SACRAMENTO – (Monday, August 29, 2016) – The Double Pay on the Holiday Act, authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), which would require large retail employers to pay at least 2 times the regular rate of pay to any employee who sacrifices time with their families and friends in order to work on Thanksgiving, was approved by the State Senate today on a 22-14 vote. The bill now proceeds to the Assembly for concurrence.

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