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.

State Senator Lena A. Gonzalez

Latest News & Videos

February 21, 2020

Port directors from across California marked California Ports Day on Wednesday by meeting with state policymakers, legislators, and administration officials to highlight the economic importance of the state’s 11 ports and issue a call to action to keep them competitive in a challenging environment. California ports are a critical link in the U.S. and international supply chain, are tied to more than 5 million jobs nationwide and generate an estimated $700 billion in annual revenue.

February 21, 2020

Long Beach, Calif. -- La senadora de Long Beach, Lena González presentará este viernes el proyecto de ley “Contratación Justa” en Sacramento que pretende acabar con la discriminación de los latinos y otras minorías a la hora de ser contratados.

“El sistema de contratación está completamente desfasado y roto. A pesar de todo el avance en cuanto a diversidad en el lugar de trabajo, no estamos mejor que hace 25 años”, dice.

February 21, 2020

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Today, California Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) was joined by several community organizations and social justice advocates at Centro CHA in Long Beach as she announced the introduction of Senate Bill (SB) 1241, the Talent Equity for Competitive Hiring Act.

February 21, 2020

Watch LIVE 2/21 at 8:30am.

The TECH Act will help fight hiring discrimination, ensure access to jobs that offer competitive wages, and promote upward mobility and equality for all our residents.

February 20, 2020

Sen. Gonzalez gives update on 2020 Census (in Spanish).

February 20, 2020

Sen. Gonzalez gives update on 2020 Census.

February 20, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Today, Senator Lena Gonzalez (D - Long Beach) announced SB 1073, the Streamlining Services for Children and Pregnant Women Act, which will fast-track enrollment for low-income pregnant women and children between Medi-Cal and the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The bill is co-sponsored by The Children’s Partnership and the California WIC Association.

February 19, 2020

Sen. Gonzalez adjourns in memory of Long Beach civil rights icon, Gene Lentzner.