Press Releases

Friday, May 12, 2017


Assemblymember Bonta Offers Response to Governor’s Budget Revision


(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta issued the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s May Budget Revision:


Thursday, March 23, 2017


Legislation Bars Corporate Profiting From Imprisoning Californians

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Legislation would create age-appropriate prevention instruction for students

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) has introduced AB 918, the ‘California Voting For All Act,’ which would make California the nationwide leader in providing language assistance to limited-English proficient voters. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) has introduced AB 1038, which will create a Blue-Ribbon Commission to develop a pathway for implementing universal, tuition-free higher education in California.

At a time when there are near-continuous tuition increases, Assemblymember Bonta’s bill will design a system that would allow all Californians to have access to earn a college degree regardless of their income.

Friday, February 10, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) introduced his bill, AB 423, to amend the Ellis Act to allow the City of Oakland to preserve its residential hotels and prevent displacement of low income community members. The Ellis Act allows landlords to evict tenants in order to go out of business, sell or convert their building into other uses.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) released the following statement regarding his immigration bill, AB 3, passing out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee: