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.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Today, I voted for SB 276. This bill is a crucial step to protect the public, especially people who cannot be vaccinated for legitimate medical reasons. I have long believed and advocated that those who need medical exemptions should be able to obtain them. But I want to be clear:  No one is entitled to an illegitimate or fraudulent medical exemption.

I feel compelled to address some of the blatant misinformation that has been spread regarding SB 276. 

Here are the facts:

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.