On Tuesday, Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), elected officials and community leaders will hold a socially-distanced press conference to strongly oppose Exide’s proposed bankruptcy settlement, particularly in regards to the option for Exide to fully abandon the facility in Vernon and its responsibility to clean the environmental damage it has caused. California demands that Exide is held accountable for the lead poisoning of the environment and the surrounding residents.
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia presented two of her eligible bills on the Assembly Floor.
Assemblymember Garcia held a #Pride58 Gala event at Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens to recognize the community efforts of constituents in District 58.
Assemblymember Garcia participated in a Select Committee on Orange County Chronic Homelessness hearing in the Buena Park City Council Chambers.
Assemblymember Garcia held a luncheon at Josephine's Cerritos in Cerritos to honor the Filipino contributions to the CA farm worker movement and discuss issues of legislative importance.
Assemblymember Garcia held a ceremony to present donations to Bell Gardens Youth Football.
Assemblymember Garcia hosted a free screening of "The Devil We Know" at Bell Gardens High School.
Assemblymember Garcia honored India Independence Day as co-author of ACR 113, and celebrated at a reception at the State Capitol.
Assemblymember Garcia hosted a Family Fun Movie Night and Resource Fair with a free showing of Captain Marvel at the Montebello Amphitheater.
Assemblymember Garcia held a district tour of polluted sites and a roundtable with CalEPA Secretary Blumenfeld.