Press Release

Monday, June 19, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) authored Assembly Concurrent Resolution 95 to recognize June 12th, 2017 as the 119th Anniversary of Philippine Independence and call upon the people of the state to observe the month of June with appropriate ceremonies and celebration. “Philippine Independence Day stands for the commitment to, and fight for, freedom and liberty, self-determination and justice,” Assemblymember Bonta told his fellow lawmakers. Assemblymember Bonta had Consul General Henry S. Bensurto, his wife Mme.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Oakland - On the Saturday, June 17, more than 200 community members attended a town hall meeting hosted by State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymembers Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) at the Cesar Chavez Education Center in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dear Friends,

Today, my colleagues and I delivered another on-time, balanced budget that invests in our people and reflects responsible spending aligned with ‘Our California Values.’ I’m proud to share with you some highlights. This budget will:

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland) issued the following statement today on the shootings in Alexandria, VA and San Francisco:

Friday, June 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statements upon AB 42 falling just short of passage to the Senate Thursday:


Friday, May 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Appropriations Committee today passed nine powerful bills by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland).

“I’m extremely pleased the Assembly Appropriations Committee sees the value of reforming California’s unjust money bail system,” said Bonta.  “Money bail discriminates against the poor and deprives liberty to people who have not been convicted of any crime. The resulting human toll is enormous. People face losing their jobs, homes, cars, and even their children simply because they cannot afford to pay bail,” said Bonta.