Press Releases

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today released the following statement regarding the Los Angeles County Office of Education’s (LACOE) Extraordinary Audit of Montebello Unified School District (MUSD) by the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) to determine whether fraud, misappropriation of funds or other illegal fiscal activities may have occurred at MUSD.  The report can be found here.

Friday, June 22, 2018

(Sacramento) – The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) announced that 60 students across California have been selected to receive a 2018 CLLCF Scholarship, two of whom are from the 58th Assembly district. The Foundation has continued its commitment to helping students in California further their education.


Marisol Garcia of Downey who will be attending UCLA and Oralia Lopez Alcorta of Pico Rivera who will be attending Whitter College will each receive a $1,000 scholarship for education purposes.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

(Sacramento) – Legislation that would require oversight and mandates of children’s immigration detention facilities located in California will be introduced by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens).  At least three facilities exist in California. Nationally, 4,000 children have been taken from their families and the federal government has lost track of an additional 6,000 or more children.

Friday, February 9, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today released the following statement in response to allegations of sexual misconduct:

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Period Tax Repeal Bill Will Be Reintroduced

(Sacramento) –A bill to repeal the tax charged on menstrual health products that was introduced and held last year in the Assembly Appropriations Committee, AB 9, today was held again on suspense by Chairwoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher effectively killing last year’s measure. Nonetheless, the author will persist and reintroduce a similar measure by the February 16th deadline.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today issued the following statement calling on Congress to pass a clean DACA bill:

“Immigration built this nation. Our Dreamers represent the best and the brightest future for a United States rooted in hope, faith and perseverance. These kids are no less American than you and I. It is time for a clean Dream Act; time for Congress to come together to preserve the absolute essence of the American dream."


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s proposed budget: