Press Releases

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

AB 1705 Increases Federal Reimbursements to Fire Departments for Emergency Transports

Saturday, October 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement upon Governor Gavin Newsom signing AB 1191 into law:

Friday, October 11, 2019

Governor Newsom Signs Assemblymember Bonta’s Landmark AB 32

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) today praised Governor Newsom’s signing of AB 32 which makes California the first state in the nation to ban both for-profit, private prisons and civil detention centers.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

I want to share important information with you about the challenges that some of our communities are facing due to PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) that are intended to prevent wildfires during these dangerous weather conditions.

Map & Resources

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

AB 849 Reforms Redistricting Laws to Increase Transparency and Public Engagement

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

AB 220 Allows Candidates to Use Campaign Funds for Child Care Expenses

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) praised the signing of AB 220 by Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday.

“AB 220 will help create greater gender parity among elected officials in California and more broadly help all parents with young children seek and serve in public office by allowing the use of campaign funds for child care expenses,” said Bonta. “I’m excited and extremely grateful to Governor Newsom for signing AB 220 into law.”

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.