Sylvia's Ordeal to Get the EDD Benefits She Deserved

I have been demanding greater action and responsiveness from the state EDD for millions of Californians seeking unemployment benefits.

The failings are obvious to far too many Californians. My office has been working to assist hundreds of constituents who have been caught in this ineffective and often unresponsive system. I want to raise up their voices. 

Bonta to Introduce Bill to Add Racially-Motivated 911 Calls to Hate Crime Statute & Provide A Civil Remedy For Victims of Such Discrimination

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) announced he will be introducing legislation that will help end discriminatory 911 calls motivated by an individual's race, religion, sex, or any other protected class by designating such reports as a hate crime.  The legislation will also provide a civil remedy for those harmed by discriminatory 911 calls.

"Invest, Don't Cut": My Vote for the State Budget

Dear Friends,

Often, especially in good economic times, budgets can be powerful instruments to improve lives, advance values, and change trajectories. But in trying and unprecedented economic times like this, we must make sure our budget also serves as a tool of protection, preservation, and provision. 

Bonta Statement on May Revision to Proposed State Budget

The State of California is facing an unprecedented $54.3 billion budget deficit as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to address this devastating shortfall, Governor Newsom has proposed deep reductions to the 2020-2021 state budget which would be extremely difficult to endure.

Community COVID-19 Update and Resources

Hey everyone,

I wanted to provide you an ongoing update on COVID-19 and share important information regarding steps we are taking and resources that are available as we navigate through these challenging times together.
We are adding to this document as we get new information.

Monday, April 27th