Press Releases

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Repeal of Prop 209 will open up contracting and hiring for minorities and women

Friday, February 21, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. (D-San Diego) and State Senator Bradford (D-Gardena) announced legislation aimed at supporting employment stability for survivors of violent crime and employees who have lost loved ones.

"AB 2992 will create a safe haven for survivors who need time to recover from traumatic crimes without the risk of losing their job," said Assemblymember Shirley Weber. "With this bill, California would expand protections for all victims of violent crime and help ensure victims keep their jobs so they can focus on recovery and safety.”

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

AB 392 Speaking at a press availability after Assemby Floor vote

CA Assembly Passes Police Use of Force Legislation

Thursday, May 23, 2019


Police Use of Force Bill Moves to Critical Floor Vote

Garners endorsement of Governor, Senate and Assembly Leaders

Monday, October 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown signed the following bills authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-79) into law. More information on these bills is available at

AB 1215: Mental Health Services Act. This bill would require a county mental health program applying for state funding under the Mental Health Services Act to consider research of the brain and its physical and biochemical processes that may have broad applications for treating mental illness.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Assemblymember Shirley Weber has named long-time educator and retired Crawford High School Vice Principal Debra Maxi her 2018 Woman of the Year. 

Maxie is a graduate of Lincoln University of Missouri where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education, a minor in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling.  She earned her Administrative Credential from San Diego State University.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Assemblymember Weber Nominates Spring Valley Dessert Shop "Small Business of the Year"

Assemblymember Weber Nominates Spring Valley Dessert Shop "Small Business of the Year"