Press Releases

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.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Moved from military prison guard to criminal justice reformer

SACRAMENTO- Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber has named Chula Vista resident Mark Bartlett as her 79th Assembly District Veteran of the Year. Bartlett, a former soldier who served in Afghanistan, now serves as an advocate for reentry and criminal justice reform.

Friday, June 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego), who served on the Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee, issued the following statement on the state budget agreement passed by California lawmakers Thursday:

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

 AB 801 encourages diversity and removes politicians & lobbyists from redistricting process

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The California State Assembly has passed key public safety bills authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, including a measure to ensure better support services and improved outcomes for victims of crime experiencing trauma.  The bills now move to the Senate for consideration.

AB 1384 is aimed at duplicating the Integrated Trauma Recovery Services model at the Trauma Recovery Center (TRC) at the University of California at San Francisco. The TRC model uses assertive outreach clinical-case management and evidence based trauma-focused therapies.