Women’s Caucus Addresses Priorities and Issues Affecting California

Sole Gender Specific Tax in California Goes for Round 3

Period Tax Repeal Bill Will Be Reintroduced

(Sacramento) –A bill to repeal the tax charged on menstrual health products that was introduced and held last year in the Assembly Appropriations Committee, AB 9, today was held again on suspense by Chairwoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher effectively killing last year’s measure.

Rancho Los Amigos Designation Bill Signed by Governor

(Sacramento) – A bill that would designate Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center as a ‘rehabilitation innovation center’ has been signed by the Governor.  Authored by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), AB 1411 originated from engaged constituents through her yearly ‘There Ou

“Stealthing” Bill Shelved ‘till 2018

(Sacramento) – The bill addressing the ongoing threats of rape culture by adding “stealthing” to California’s Penal Code, AB 1033 (Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens), is being held by the Assemblywoman.  

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia: Ron Calderon Should Stay in Prison

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens, whose district overlapped with Calderon's and was first to call upon him to resign, today issued the following statement in response to his request for early release from prison:

"Former California Sen. Ron Calderon needs to be kept in prison."