Press Releases

Thursday, February 20, 2020

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) has introduced legislation that will protect the privacy, safety and well-being of Californians, including immigrant communities.  The three bills will protect immigrant communities and residents’ civil liberties by strengthening state laws against federal government overreach.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Prohibits Termination or Denying Employment Based on Cannabis Patient Status

Monday, January 6, 2020

California Green New Deal Legislation Addresses Climate Change and Equity

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) today unveiled details of the California Green New Deal Act (AB 1839) that will boldly address the impacts of climate change and issues of equity throughout the state.

“Just like with the original New Deal by FDR in 1932 that lifted America out of the Great Depression, we too must now harness all of our people power, political capital and courage to meet today’s greatest challenge-- the clear and present danger of climate change,” said Bonta.

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.