Press Release

Friday, February 16, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) introduced AB 2220, which will expand scholarship and academic protections to thousands of college athletes across California.

In 2012, the State Legislature made strides in protecting our college athletes by passing the Student Athlete Bill of Rights. The current law however, only protects college athletes at five universities in California.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) joined with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and other supporters to announce the implementation of Assembly Bill 1227, The Human Trafficking Prevention, Education and Training Act . ”Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world and the National Human Trafficking Hot Line lists California as having the highest amount of human trafficking in the nation,” Assemblymember Bonta said.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) has introduced Assembly Bill 1227 to develop education programs and training procedures to make our children aware of the menace of human trafficking, “There is a crisis throughout the nation, and especially here in California,” says Assemblymember Bonta.

Monday, February 12, 2018

(Sacramento)    - Assemblymember Rob Bonta  (D-Oakland) honored the CIF 1-5AA Division Champions McClymonds High  School football team with an Assembly Resolution. “I had the pleasure of  joining them at their celebration rally in Oakland on their campus and  today it is my honor to recognize them on the Assembly Floor,” said  Assemblymember Bonta. To see more of the ceremony celebrating the  undefeated McClymonds High School 2017 Championship football team watch  this Assembly Access Video.   

Thursday, February 1, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) praised Rosa Park’s courage and bravery as the State Assembly passed House Resolution 73 celebrating what would be Ms. Park’s 105th Birthday on February 5th. HR 73 states “Rosa Parks is honored as the “Mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement,” because her deliberate act of defiance began a movement that ended legal segregation in our country and made her an inspiration to freedom-loving people throughout the world.” To see Assemblymember Bonta’s full statement watch this Assembly Access video.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) brought Assembly Concurrent Resolution 140 to the Assembly Floor today declaring January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. “This January, the proclamation of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, along with statewide implementation of human trafficking awareness prevention, education, and training, will continue to make California a national and global leader in the fight against human trafficking. For more of Assemblymember Bonta’s presentation, watch this Assembly Access Video 

Monday, January 29, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) spoke on the Assembly Floor today as a joint-author in support of Assembly Bill 11, a measure to require developmental screening for children from zero to three years of age under the Early, and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Program. “Now some of our most vulnerable children will have a head start, a fair start, and an early start in life,” Bonta said. To see Assemblymember Bonta’s comments watch this Assembly Access Video