Press Releases

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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


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)

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.”