Press Release

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Asm. Garcia at whiteboard


Thursday, December 20, 2018

(Bell Gardens, CA) - Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) celebrated the release of the children's book Bringing Back History, An Untold Story of the Mexican Repatriation  by college student Elsie Guerrero. In 2016, Guerrero was inspired by an  NPR story about Garcia's legislation (AB 146) brought forward by a  class of 5th graders at Bell Gardens Elementary School through Garcia's  'There Ought to be a Law Contest', that requires the teaching of the  Mexican Repatriation in California public schools.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia held a student assembly at Bell Gardens Elementary. In 2015, Ms. Hiatt’s 5th Grade Bell Gardens Elementary class submitted a bill idea which was chosen as a winner from Asm. Garcia’s There Ought to be a Law bill idea contest. Assembly Bill 146 was signed into law and went into effect on January 1st, 2016. It encourages that the “Mexican Repatriation,” the unconstitutional deportation in the 1930’s of over 1 million U.S. citizens and lawful residents of Mexican descent in California, be included in student history textbooks and studies.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Battery Fee to Fund Lead Acid Battery Contamination Statewide

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today released the following statement regarding the State Auditor’s High Risk Audit of the City of Montebello. The report can be found here.