Tuesday, December 6, 2016

SACRAMENTO – During today’s start of the 2017-2018 legislative session, the California State Assembly and California State Senate joined together to take immediate action that could inoculate the potential impact of President-elect Donald Trump’s stated plans to deport up to 3 million undocumented residents.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Bill Would Move Away From System That Discriminates Against the Poor

Thursday, December 1, 2016

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement on the U.S. Congress passing the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act:

“Today, I feel a deep sense of gratitude as an American and a Filipino American.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

(Oakland, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement today regarding San Francisco City Attorney Dennis J. Herrera’s decision not to defend the state bail schedule in a lawsuit against the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department:

“Dennis Herrera’s decision not to defend the state’s broken bail system is a strong statement that justice truly must be for all. 


Assemblymember Rob Bonta was elected to the California State Assembly's 18th District in 2012, where he represents the cities of Oakland, Alameda, and San Leandro. He was the first Filipino American legislator in California's then 165-year history.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Filipino American community and California mourns the loss of one of the greatest political leaders on Friday.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Cap and Trade infographic


(Oakland, CA) - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) applauded the California Strategic Growth Council for awarding $49 million to Oakland projects to add affordable housing units.

Three projects received funding Tuesday using proceeds from the state’s cap and trade auctions which promote greenhouse gas reductions.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

(Sacramento, CA) – Today Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2679, which will establish key standards for medical cannabis manufacturers, help implement the landmark Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), and end misguided raids on manufacturers.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s (D-Oakland) AB 2792, the Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUTH) Act, protecting immigrants from controversial Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) practices that are tearing families apart.

Monday, September 26, 2016

(Sacramento, CA) - Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2498 which addresses the horrible epidemic of human trafficking by protecting the privacy of survivors and helping speed up the wheels of justice.