Press Release

Friday, September 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland,) co-author of SB 2, SB 3 and SB 35, issued the following statement on today’s votes to combat California’s housing crisis:

“Today, we have taken a giant step forward to address the dire needs of California families who cannot afford a safe, reliable roof over their heads.  Housing is not a partisan issue. It affects everyone. By passing SB 2, we have created an ongoing source of funding for the building of more affordable housing units throughout the state.

Friday, September 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland,) co-author of SB 2, SB 3 and SB 35, issued the following statement on today’s votes to combat California’s housing crisis:

“Today, we have taken a giant step forward to address the dire needs of California families who cannot afford a safe, reliable roof over their heads.  Housing is not a partisan issue. It affects everyone. By passing SB 2, we have created an ongoing source of funding for the building of more affordable housing units throughout the state.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

SB 779 asks Dept. of Insurance to look at whether bail insurance rates are related to the risk the insurers take on

September 14, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and the State Assembly stood in strong support of Dreamers and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program during the debate on House Resolution 66. HR 66 condemns President Trump’s decision to revoke the DACA program and pushes Congress to develop a new version of the Dream Act that includes a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 800-thousand young people brought to this country as children.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

BY HAL HARVEY

AND ROB BONTA

Special to The Bee

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 12:00 PM

California has long been a global leader on climate change and energy innovation. Since the passage of the Global Warming Solutions Act a decade ago, other countries have sought to emulate our cutting-edge approach to reducing carbon emissions.

Now, with the Buy Clean California Act, the state has an opportunity to export that leadership directly, through an innovative new approach to industrial pollution.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Appropriations Committee passed key bills by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) on Friday.

AB 262, the “Buy Clean California” will require the state to purchase greener building products on state infrastructure projects. This bi-partisan bill is supported by a diverse coalition of business, labor and environmental groups and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and maintain California’s climate leadership.

Friday, September 1, 2017

(Sacramento).- While many community leaders and legislators like Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), clearly understand the value of so called “Dreamers” to our communities and our economy, the Trump administration may be eliminating the DACA. The five year old immigration program allows undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors, to receive a two year period of deferred action from deportation and makes them eligible for a work permit.