Press Release

Thursday, January 25, 2018

(Sacramento) –  Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D–San Diego) responded with praise to Governor Jerry Brown’s final State of the State Address. “He has taken us a long way economically,” Assemblymember Weber said. “Nobody can deny that. The one issue we struggle with is education. There has to be accountability for the performance of children. I’m looking for a greater level of support for closing the achievement gap.” 

Friday, January 12, 2018

(Sacramento)  – Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D – San Diego) led a special ceremony in the State Assembly to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday as a holiday in California. In her floor speech, Weber said by celebrating Dr. King’s life she hopes others will see something in themselves that pushes them to rise up. “The beauty of the Martin Luther King celebration day is that it once again reminds us that one person, standing for right, can truly change the world,” Weber said. Watch her full remarks in this Assembly Access video.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown signed two bills last weekend authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego), bringing this year’s total to eleven.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown has signed legislation authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) that seeks to protect residents of long-term health facilities by ensuring notices of discharge are sent to the local Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman program.

“Complaint investigations of improper, unsafe and illegal discharges are a growing problem all across the state.”  Weber said. “This bill is aimed at providing these residents an extra level of protection by informing the local LTC Ombudsman Program of the discharge.”

Thursday, September 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Twelve bills authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber have made it to the Governor’s desk this year. Two of these, AB 214 and AB 1057 have already been signed into law. Weber was also the joint author and coauthor on a number of other bills that await the Governor’s signature.