Press Releases

Legislative Women's Caucus on Trump Decision to Terminate DACA

Sep 05, 2017

 

(Sacramento) –Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D- Chino) released the following statements after President Trump moved today to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

 

Silicon Valley leaders meet with California Legislators and Renew Commitment to Diversity

Jun 13, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – In a meeting with California State Legislators, technology industry leaders vowed to renew their commitment to find diverse technical talent at all levels, from company boards to specialized technical roles. Legislators representing the California Legislative Black Caucus, California Latino Legislative Caucus, California Legislative Women’s Caucus, and the California Asian Pacific Islander Caucus met with the decision-making executives to discuss current diversity efforts in the Silicon Valley.

Caucus Thanks Governor for Keeping Promise to Working Families and Kids

May 11, 2017

Lauds Advocacy within Administration to Restore Cuts

(Sacramento)-- Today, Governor Brown released his May Budget Revision for 2017-18, based on the latest revenue estimates. In it, the Governor upheld his promise to restore rate funding provided in the 2016 Budget as advocated by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus throughout the year and in an April letter to the Governor.

LEGISLATIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS HAIL'S PRIORITY BILLS FOR A STRONGER CALIFORNIA: Implore Governor to Keep Promises to Women and Families

Apr 04, 2017

(Sacramento)— Unifying their voices in support of women and families, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) today hailed its legislative priorities under four pillars aimed at protecting and advancing the rights and opportunities for women and working families. The LWC also called on the Governor to keep his promise from last year to families by increasing childcare provider rates and childcare slots for the unmet needs of 85% of working Californians. 

Legislative Women’s Caucus Hail’s Priority Bills for a Stronger California

Apr 04, 2017

Implore Governor to Keep Promises to Women and Families

(Sacramento) - Unifying their voices in support of women and families, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) today hailed its legislative priorities under four pillars aimed at protecting and advancing the rights and opportunities for women and working families. The LWC also called on the Governor to keep his promise from last year to families by increasing childcare provider rates and childcare slots for the unmet needs of 85% of working Californians. 

CALIFORNIA WOMEN RELEASE VIDEO AHEAD OF JUDGE NEIL GORSUCH APPOINTMENT HEARINGS

Mar 17, 2017

(Sacramento)—Members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (CLWC) today released a video ahead of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s upcoming appointment hearings to the Supreme Court appealing not to be let down by President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court.

WOMEN'S CAUCUS JOINS WITH SPEAKER, PRO TEM AND PLANNED PARENTHOOD FOR CAPITOL PINK OUT DAY 2017

Jan 17, 2017

For Immediate Release
 

WOMEN’S CAUCUS JOINS WITH SPEAKER, PRO TEM AND PLANNED PARENTHOOD FOR CAPITOL PINK OUT DAY 2017

 

Members of the Legislature, as well as Lena Dunham and Wilson Cruz, to speak out against House Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan to defund Planned Parenthood.

 

WOMEN'S CAUCUS LEADERS ON GOVERNOR'S PROPOSED BUDGET: CHILD CARE KEEPS CALIFORNIA WORKING AND CHILDREN LEARNING

Jan 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Today, Governor Jerry Brown released his Proposed Budget for 2017-18, based on the latest revenue estimates. Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Vice Chair of the Caucus, released the following statements to renew their support for additional funding for state child care programs in this year’s budget.

 

WOMEN’S CAUCUS LEADERS ON THREAT TO ABORTION RIGHTS AND WOMEN’S HEALTHCARE UNDER TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Nov 15, 2016

SACRAMENTOState Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, and Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), vice-chair, released the following statement today on behalf of the Democratic members of the Women’s Caucus in response to President-elect Trump’s policies and recent statements on overturning abortion rights.