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Majority Leader Gonzalez Issues Statement on 2024 State Budget Signed by the Governor

"The 2024 state budget approved into law today is a balanced and future ready approach that was possible through early action and strong collaboration. It incorporates feedback from our communities and stakeholders to ensure our financial investments deliver on what matters most to Californians."

Majority Leader Gonzalez Issues Statement on Property Crime and Fentanyl Ballot Measure

“With this proposed ballot measure we can crack down on property crime and fentanyl without reverting to policies that do more harm than good in our communities. We can protect our communities and at the same time prevent detrimental social and economic costs that worsen poverty and inequality."

Majority Leader Gonzalez Issues Statement After Big Oil Pulls Referendum Aiming to Overturn Neighborhood Oil Drilling Health Protections

"Californians have made their voices heard loud and clear: we do not want oil drilling polluting our homes and neighborhoods."

Assembly Passes Key Environmental Legislation for Standardized Air Monitoring and Transparency at Refineries, Protecting Fenceline Communities from Toxic Pollution

“Our fenceline communities deserve clean air and a healthy future, and today’s victory with SB 674 marks a significant step forward,” said Majority Leader Gonzalez (D-Long Beach).

Majority Leader Gonzalez, Teachers, Workers & Climate Advocates Respond to Committee Amendments That Undermine the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

Sacramento, Calif. – On June 19, 2024, Majority Leader Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), teachers, workers, and climate advocates will rally at the Capitol in response to recently proposed

Majority Leader Gonzalez Issues Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order Limiting Asylum on the US-Mexico Border

Sacramento, Calif. – Majority Leader Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) released the following statement on President Biden’s executive order limiting asylum on the US-Mexico border:

Majority Leader Gonzalez Issues Statement on Claudia Sheinbaum as President-elect of Mexico

Sacramento, Calif. – Majority Leader Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) released the following statement on the results of Mexico’s Presidential Election:

Majority Leader Gonzalez’s Climate Resilient Schools Act Passes Senate

Sacramento, Calif. – On May 21, 2024, Majority Leader Gonzalez’s (D-Long Beach) Senate Bill 1182 the Climate Resilient Schools Act was approved by the Senate with a vote of 35-0.