Press Releases

Friday, March 27, 2020

Hey everyone,

I wanted to provide you an ongoing update on COVID-19 and share important information regarding steps we are taking and resources that are available as we navigate through these challenging times together.
We are adding to this document as we get new information.

Friday, March 27th

I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and colleagues send letter
to Governor Gavin Newsom calling for a ban on evictions during the COVID-19 emergency.

Bonta and 40-plus Colleagues Call for Moratorium on Evictions

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and colleagues send letter to Governor Gavin Newsom calling for a ban on evictions during the COVID-19 emergency.

Read letter below, or click on any page to download complete PDF.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Oakland – Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymembers Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) issued the following joint statement on the six-county Bay Area Stay-at-Home order:

Friday, March 13, 2020

Thank you to everyone who shared and responded to my call on social media for legislative ideas to help us come together and get through this challenging time.

With your help and input, I will be introducing legislation-- the “COVID-19 Emergency Protections Act”-- that will require that during this state of emergency, the State of California will:

Friday, March 13, 2020

Hello again,

Here is my latest update on the Grand Princess operation underway at the Port of Oakland.

As of Friday, March 13, 2020, all American passengers have been taken off the ship and placed in secure quarantine locations on several military bases or two non-military locations (Asilomar State Park in Monterey County and a hotel in San Carlos that’s being used exclusively for quarantine purposes with no interaction with the general public). As I previously shared, a few passengers were admitted to regional hospitals earlier this week.