Press Releases

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"

Friday, July 27, 2018

Weber honored Steve Kapps (US Navy Retired) as her Veteran of the Year

Weber Names Career Navy Officer Veteran of the Year

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Committee on Public Safety passed AB 2550, legislation authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) that prohibits male correctional officers from pat-down searching of female prisoners or entering into an area where incarcerated women are in a state of undress. The bill passed with unanimous bipartisan support.

Weber noted that many of our prison policies were designed with men in mind and do not reflect women’s needs or their experiences of trauma.