Press Releases

Friday, January 4, 2019

Latino Caucus Detention Facility Tour membersSACRAMENTO – Members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus this week toured migrant shelters on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Battery Fee to Fund Lead Acid Battery Contamination Statewide

(Sacramento) - – Legislation to expand the existing lead acid battery clean-up fund was introduced by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens). The new legislation, AB 142, will increase the fee battery manufacturers pay from $1 to $2 and mandates clean-up take place prior to repayment of the $176.6 million loan from the general fund in 2016. The fund is managed by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today released the following statement regarding the State Auditor’s High Risk Audit of the City of Montebello. The report can be found here.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Gender Neutral Tax Code Urged in California, Third Time                                    

(Sacramento) –A bill to repeal the tax charged on menstrual health products was reintroduced today shortly after Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia was sworn in for her fourth term representing the 58th Assembly District.

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.