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

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April 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) today announced the following upcoming Senate events:

April 24, 2020
April 15, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) announced today the creation of a special committee on California’s COVID-19 emergency response.

The Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response, a bipartisan committee of eleven senators, is tasked with reviewing the state’s response to the COVID-19 health crisis – what has gone right and what could be improved. The committee also will make findings and recommendations for future preparedness if the coronavirus returns later in the year, or if the state faces a subsequent pandemic. 

April 15, 2020

Sacramento, Calif.- California Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D- Long Beach) introduced Senate Bill 1130 that aims to close the digital divide for Californians in poor urban and rural areas in order to keep families, students, and workers connected. The digital divide has long been an issue but the current COVID-19 crisis has shed light on the digital disparities in the state’s poorest areas despite California being in the cradle of the national tech economy.

April 06, 2020

Senator Lena Gonzalez has introduced legislation (SB 1130), which would allow the California state government to actively promote the transition of the state’s legacy communications infrastructure into a multi-gigabit fiber network that is competitive, affordable, and available to all residents lacking high-speed access.

April 03, 2020

Earlier this year, Gonzalez authored a bill that would direct state funds, collected from fees levied on internet service providers, to fund the expansion of high-speed internet into under-connected areas of the state. Unlike existing law, Gonzalez’s bill would specify a service speed and focus not just on rural areas, but low-income urban neighborhoods as well.

March 20, 2020

LONG BEACH, Calif.—As cases in Los Angeles County continue to rise, California Senators Lena A. Gonzalez and Tom Umberg, and Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D- Long Beach) sent a letter urging Governor Newsom expedite Emergency Funds to the Community Hospital of Long Beach in an effort to treat COVID-19 patients in the region.

March 20, 2020

LONG BEACH, CA. — A medida que los casos en el Condado de Los Ángeles continúan aumentando, los Senadores de California, Lena A. González y Tom Umberg, y el Asambleísta Patrick O'Donnell (D - Long Beach), enviaron una carta instando al Gobernador Newsom a acelerar los fondos de emergencia para el Hospital Comunitario de Long Beach, en un esfuerzo por tratar a los pacientes con COVID-19 en la región.