Opinion: How to get more women into office

The San Francisco Chronicle

By Amber Maltbie and Rob Bonta

The November elections delivered a strong message that a new generation of female leaders is ready and motivated to seek elected office. Women will make up 30 percent of the incoming California Legislature. While that’s a significant improvement from the 23 percent representation just a few months ago, and it is mirrored at the city level, where California women hold 31 percent of elected seats, it is still well below gender parity.

Bonta Bill to Address Oakland Homeless Crisis Signed by Governor

AB 3139 Authorizes City of Oakland to Lease Surplus State Land to Temporarily Provide Housing and Food to Homeless Community Members

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) to address the growing homeless crisis in Oakland has been signed by Governor Jerry Brown.