Press Releases

Press Releases

2020 Budget Priorities

Monday, June 15, 2020

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia Speaking

Good afternoon,

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The following is an open letter to the community from Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia in support of the Bell Gardens Quality Inn and Suites serving as a quarantine site for our neighbors who have been exposed to the coronavirus:

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

(Sacramento) –  Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today introduced Assembly Bill 2592 which would give Californians another legal option for human remains: they can have their bodies turned into soil.

Friday, February 21, 2020

(Sacramento) –  Two new ideas, which came from constituents, were introduced by Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens). Both concepts were submitted via Garcia’s There Ought To Be A Law Contest (TOTBAL), which she runs every year. With her goal to educate, empower, and engage constituents, any resident in the 58th Assembly District can submit an idea that they believe should become law in California, and Garcia and her team choose a winner. Those winners travel to Sacramento to participate in the law-making process throughout the legislative session.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

(Sacramento) –  After several reports of inappropriate behavior at events sponsored by the California Contract Cities Association, Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) has introduced legislation that will provide accountability and transparency of taxpayer dollars that flow to associations of local agencies or districts.

Press Releases

Lead Bill Package

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Sacramento – A coalition of Democrats introduced a package of legislation to address the findings of a state audit report which found over a million children did not receive their required blood lead tests and services.  This legislation, which is in direct response to the State Auditor’s Report, Childhood Lead Levels: Millions of Children in Medi-Cal Have Not Received Required Testing for Lead Poisoning, will ensure that California’s children are finally receiving their tests and services, and that mechanisms and programs are actively abating and mitigating exposu