Press Release

Friday, June 28, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Amendments Will Prohibit For-Profit, Private Detention Facilities

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) today welcomed news of the return of the last out-of-state California inmates from a for-profit, private prison in Arizona.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Latest Amendments Strengthen Doctor-Patient Relationship, Support Robust Legitimate Medical Exemptions, and Protect Community Health from Preventable Outbreaks

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement on SB 276, as recently amended, by Senator Dr. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento):

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

AB 1191 Now Moves to Senate for Consideration

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement on the passage of AB 1191 that creates a state pathway for the construction of a new privately-financed, environmentally superior ballpark at Oakland’s Howard Terminal site:

Thursday, May 16, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Appropriations Committee today passed key legislation by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) that would end the use of for-profit, private prisons in California.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision of his proposed budget:

“A budget is far more than numbers on a spreadsheet; it’s a reflection of our values and our priorities as Californians. That’s why I’m truly pleased to see Governor Newsom dedicate so much of his revised budget plan to helping uplift the most vulnerable people in our state-- all while maintaining vital protections against a future recession by growing our rainy day reserves to record levels.”