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

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December 01, 2021

What do we know about the Omicron variant?

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November 26, 2021

BY ANDREW SHEELER

PLANNED PARENTHOOD RELEASES LEGISLATIVE SCORECARD

November 22, 2021
Sacramento, Calif. – Senate Majority Whip Lena A. Gonzalez (D- Long Beach) today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Former Long Beach District 9 Councilman and Veterans’ Advocate, Val Lerch:
 
November 22, 2021

By Ezra David Romero

Latino power players stacked the California delegation at this month's U.N. climate meeting in Glasgow, which concluded last week.

“California is rolling deep, as they say,” said Assemblyman Eddie Garcia, who represents the Coachella Valley.

November 17, 2021

By DONNA LITTLEJOHN

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and White House appointee John D. Porcari toured Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach terminals on Wednesday, Nov. 17, as attention shifts to a new phase in fixing the supply chain logjam — identifying the funding and projects that will be needed quickly.

California will have to fight for its share of the $17 billion included for ports and waterways in the infrastructure bill President Joe Biden signed this week, Newsom said about will be a competitive grant process for those funds.

November 15, 2021

Sacramento, Calif. – Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D- Long Beach) was appointed as an Ex-Officio board member of the California High Speed Rail Authority by Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego). Senator Gonzalez currently serves as Chair of the Transportation Committee in the Senate and is the first Latina(o) in over 50 years to serve in this capacity and the only woman in 20 years. 

November 10, 2021
By Rachel Becker
Nations convening at the United Nations climate conference pledged today to end the sale of new gasoline-powered cars in major markets by 2035 and globally by 2040, mirroring California’s plans. 
 
The nations took another major step: a plan to eliminate sales of trucks and buses that pump out planet warming pollution by 2040. But even though it was inspired by California, the international agreement goes beyond the state’s current mandates, which ramp up sales of zero-emission trucks, starting in 2024. 
 
California signed on in support of both international agreements. Notably absent from both: the United States government and other major car markets, including China and Germany. 
November 08, 2021