Press Releases

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.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D- Oakland) issued the following statement on the California Democratic Party adopting Resolution 16-06.35L on Money Bail:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) has decided not to move forward with AB 22 as a direct result of his conversations with the public and constituents.

Monday, May 15, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – During Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and sponsors of AB 918, ‘The California Voting For All Act,’ are focusing attention on the urgent need to improve California’s language assistance to its limited-English proficient voters. 

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