Press Releases

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

After 18 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Jeremy Puckett becomes first exoneree in the country to move into a home with help from the State.  Sacramento Kings and other local businesses welcome Jeremy home.


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Bill giving voters the opportunity to repeal Prop. 209 moves to statewide ballot


Thursday, June 18, 2020

AB 1460: California State University: Graduation Requirement: Ethnic Studies passed in the California State Senate with a vote of 30–5. AB 1460 requires undergraduates to complete a minimum of one three-unit course in Ethnic Studies to graduate, effective beginning with students graduating in the 2024–25 academic year. The three-unit Ethnic Studies requirement would pose few challenges for students who are already charged to complete 120 units to graduate, as many Ethnic Studies courses already fulfill pre-existing GE requirements. 


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

ACA 5 would give voters opportunity to dismantle barriers to opportunity


Wednesday, May 20, 2020

SACRAMENTO - The Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment endorsed legislation today that would provide the victims of any violent crime time to recover without fear of losing their jobs. AB 2992, authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. (D-San Diego), will also expand unpaid leave to the immediate family members of homicide victims.


Thursday, May 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. (D-San Diego) who serves as chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Public Safety, issued the following statement in response to the Governor's May Budget Revise:


Thursday, May 7, 2020

SACRAMENTO - On the Legislature's second day back after recessing for the COVID crisis, two bills authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. (D-San Diego) received the endorsement of Assembly policy committees.

ACA 5 (Opportunity for All)