Press Releases

Friday, September 15, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) says the current political environment has immigrants in her community frightened. With that in mind, Assemblywoman Garcia spoke out in support of Senate Bill 54, which would make California a Sanctuary State. In this Assembly Access video of her remarks during the SB 54 floor debate Assemblywoman Garcia shares how members of her community are impacted by anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies and how passage of SB 54 is the compassionate action to take.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

(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.  

Monday, August 14, 2017

(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:

Monday, August 7, 2017

AB 1132 Empowers AQMD's Enforcement Authority for Imminent Danger to the Public

(Sacramento) – Legislation allowing Air Quality Management District's (AQMD's) to immediately cease operations at facilities endangering the public today was signed by the Governor. The bill, AB 1132, was authored by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D- Bell Gardens), Chair of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.

Friday, July 28, 2017

(Bell Gardens, CA) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia's home district served as the backdrop for Governor Jerry Brown when he signed Assembly Bill 617, landmark climate change legislation authored by Assemblywoman Garcia which will establish a program to measure and combat air pollution at the neighborhood level – in the communities most impacted. Highlights of the signing ceremony in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/garcia

Thursday, July 20, 2017

(Sacramento) – Legislation allowing Air Quality Management District’s (AQMD’s) to immediately cease operations at facilities endangering the public today was approved again by the State Assembly. The bill, AB 1132, is authored by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D- Bell Gardens), Chair of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.  The bill was previously amended in the Senate requiring today’s concurrence vote.