Press Releases

Friday, June 30, 2017

As co-authors of SB 562, we strongly support the vision of a single-payer healthcare system.  While we were disappointed that SB 562 as passed by the Senate lacked critical details, we were ready to carry on the work necessary for responsible policymaking.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dear Friends,

Today, my colleagues and I delivered another on-time, balanced budget that invests in our people and reflects responsible spending aligned with ‘Our California Values.’ I’m proud to share with you some highlights. This budget will:

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland) issued the following statement today on the shootings in Alexandria, VA and San Francisco:

Friday, June 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statements upon AB 42 falling just short of passage to the Senate Thursday:


Friday, May 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Appropriations Committee today passed nine powerful bills by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland).

“I’m extremely pleased the Assembly Appropriations Committee sees the value of reforming California’s unjust money bail system,” said Bonta.  “Money bail discriminates against the poor and deprives liberty to people who have not been convicted of any crime. The resulting human toll is enormous. People face losing their jobs, homes, cars, and even their children simply because they cannot afford to pay bail,” said Bonta.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sacramento - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland) announced an agreement on AB 1360 today which will benefit students throughout California.

After lengthy negotiations with the California Teachers Association and the California Charter Schools Association, California’s students will be protected from discriminatory admissions policies and will be afforded due process in suspension and expulsion proceedings under AB 1360.