Press Release

Thursday, March 23, 2017

 

Legislation Bars Corporate Profiting From Imprisoning Californians

Thursday, March 2, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) spoke in defense of Assembly Bill 3 before the Assembly Human Services Committee on February 14, 2017. The bill would provide funding for public defenders in the area of immigration law and work to prevent avoidable deportations to help keep families together. Watch his testimony in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/bonta

Friday, February 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) joined his fellow Democrats in the State Assembly and stood in support of House Resolution 20, which encourages students to apply for the California DREAM Act. Recent studies show a significant decrease in California Dream Act applications, down 40% from last year. Speaking on behalf of himself and the API Caucus Assemblymember Bonta told his colleagues “In California there are an estimated 37-thousand Asian Pacific Islanders who are impacted directly by DACA.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymembers Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego), and Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) were joined by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and CSUS student/DREAMer Norma Mendoza at a State Capitol news conference to discuss House Resolution 20, which encourages students to apply for the California DREAM Act. Recent reports show a significant decrease in California Dream Act Applications, down 40% from last year.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) has introduced AB 1038, which will create a Blue-Ribbon Commission to develop a pathway for implementing universal, tuition-free higher education in California.

At a time when there are near-continuous tuition increases, Assemblymember Bonta’s bill will design a system that would allow all Californians to have access to earn a college degree regardless of their income.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) has introduced AB 918, the ‘California Voting For All Act,’ which would make California the nationwide leader in providing language assistance to limited-English proficient voters. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Legislation would create age-appropriate prevention instruction for students