Senate District 33

Senator Lena Gonzalez

Welcome! I’m Senator Lena Gonzalez and I represent the 33rd District. The 33rd District represents nearly 1 million residents of Los Angeles County, including Long Beach, and the Southeast Los Angeles cities of Bell, Bell Gardens, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Lakewood, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, Signal Hill, South Gate, and part of Los Angeles.

I’m honored to represent the working people of the 33rd District who drive California’s economy, from the Port of Long Beach to the transportation corridor that links California to the rest of the country. Please do not hesitate to contact my capitol or district office for assistance with state agencies or to voice your opinion about matters facing the legislature.

Sincerely,
State Senator Lena A. Gonzalez

Latest News & Videos

June 22, 2022

BY WES VENTEICHER

A bill that would have forced California’s public pension systems to sell their oil and gas holdings has been dropped from a state Assembly committee agenda for Wednesday, signaling that it won’t move forward this year.

June 21, 2022

California — Today amidst a historic mega-drought, wildfires, and fossil-fueled public health crises, Assemblymember Jim Cooper, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Public Employment and Retirement, refused to allow Senate Bill 1173, California’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Act, to be heard in his committee.

June 21, 2022

By BRETT WILKINS

Climate, environmental, and social justice advocates on Tuesday condemned the decision by a Democratic California lawmaker to kill proposed legislation that would require two of the state's leading pension funds to divest from the fossil fuel industry. 

June 20, 2022

LOS ANGELES –Today Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a Notice strongly encouraging insurers to provide life and disability income insurance to individuals living with HIV in advance of upcoming mandatory changes to California’s HIV statutes that take effect on January 1, 2023.

June 20, 2022
June 13, 2022

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The proposed legislation would direct the state’s public pension funds to cease investment in oil, gas and coal companies.

June 10, 2022

By Kristen Farrah Naeem

Cases of catalytic converter theft began skyrocketing across the nation during the pandemic, and Long Beach is no exception.

Stolen catalytic converters are a hot commodity due to the precious metals they contain; people saw them off vehicles in order to sell them to recycling centers and muffler shops for cash.

From 2018 to 2019, 381 catalytic converters were stolen in Long Beach, according to data from the Long Beach Police Department. Then, as the pandemic arrived, there was a sudden explosion in these thefts.

May 31, 2022

By Maxine Joselow

Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! We hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. Today in bizarre climate news, we’re reading about how a man disguised as an old woman threw cake at the glass protecting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre and shouted at people to think of planet Earth. But first:

Bills in blue states target the fossil fuel industry for climate damage