Press Releases

ICE Raids Public Health Concern

Read the full comment letter addressed to the CA Department of Public Health, regarding Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) preparation to conduct an “enforcement blitz” in the month of October, which targets U.S. cities and jurisdictions that have adopted “sanctuary” policies.

Menstrual Products Right to Know Act signed by Governor

AB 1989- Menstrual Product Ingredient Disclosure

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Cristina Garcia continues her work on menstrual equity with the signing of Assembly Bill (AB) 1989 Menstrual Product Ingredient Disclosure. AB 1989 will protect people’s health by requiring the disclosure of all ingredients in menstrual products including tampons, pads, cups, disks, sponges, and menstrual underwear.

New Legislation to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden and Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author, introduced Assembly Bill 979, legislation that requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021.

AB 2990: Homeschool Charters & Taxpayer Education Funding

Bill would ensure appropriate oversight and transparency of public funds

(Sacramento) – Legislation introduced by Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) would require state oversight and rules for homeschool charters and the appropriate use of public school funds with affiliated charter vendors.