“I have request that the California Department of Justice create a Statewide Task Force on Cannabis but focus the first part of the investigation in Southeast Los Angeles County.
(Sacramento)–Today, AB 1341 authored by Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) was vetoed by Governor Newsom. AB 1341 would have prohibited any retail establishment from selling, transferring, or furnishing dietary supplements for weight loss or over the counter (OTC) diet pills to anyone under 18 years of age.
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Cristina Garcia’s(D-Bell Gardens) Assembly Bill (AB) 351, which would give Californians another legal option for human remains, was signed by the Governor today.
(Sacramento)–Yesterday, AB 1341 authored by Assembly member Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) passed the Assembly Floor and is off to the Governor for signature. AB 1341 will prohibit any retail establishment from selling, transferring, or furnishing dietary supplements for weight loss or over the counter (OTC) diet pills to anyone under 18 years of age.
(Sacramento) – Yesterday, AB 2464 passed the State Senate and is on its way to the Governor’s desk for signature. Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D- Bell Gardens) authored Assembly Bill (AB) 2464, which extends paid parental leave of absence to California State University (CSU) employees.
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Cristina Garcia’s (D-Bell Gardens) Assembly Bill 351 passed out of the Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee earlier today on a vote of 10-0 and will be heard in the Senate Health Committee next.
(Sacramento) – Today, Assembly Bill (AB) 1778 (Garcia) passed off the Assembly Floor. This bill would prohibit the State of California from funding or permitting transportation projects of freeway expansions/widening in Environmental Justice Communities adversely affected by vehicle emissions and/or in areas with a higher rate of population below the poverty line.
SACRAMENTO—A bill to prohibit the use of the word “squaw” for geographic features and place names in California by January 1, 2024 has been introduced by Assemblymembers James C. Ramos (D-Highland), the first California Native American elected to the state legislature and Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus.
(Sacramento) –Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 1910, which would establish a grant program to provide incentives in the form of grants to local governments that make publicly owned golf courses available for housing and publicly accessible open spaces.
(Sacramento) – Today Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) expands on her work to ensure state policies align with California’s air quality and climate goals to better protect public health and the environment. AB 1857 corrects a deficiency in waste management law that has caused harm in overburdened communities for over three decades.