Press Releases

Gov. Newsom Signs California Legislative Women’s Caucus Reproductive Justice Package

Sep 27, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom today ensured that California is the national leader for abortion and reproductive rights by signing the Legislative Women’s Caucus’ Reproductive Justice bill package. The Reproductive Justice package includes legislation that legally protects patients and providers, expands the reproductive health care workforce, and ensures access to affordable care for low-income residents and communities of color.

Gov. Newsom Signs Legislation Supporting California Legislative Women’s Caucus Priorities

Sep 27, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom today joined the California Legislative Women’s Caucus to sign legislation aimed at further protecting and advancing the rights and opportunities for women and working families in California, leading with an equity lens. The bills signed today included six of the eight bills sent to the Governor for his signature. 

 

Senator Nancy Skinner and Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry Elected to Lead California Legislative Women’s Caucus for 2023-24 Legislative Session

Aug 22, 2022

SACRAMENTO – The bipartisan and bicameral California Legislative Women’s Caucus elected Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) as its Chair and Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters). Their two-year terms will commence on December 5, 2022, the current chair and vice chair will continue to lead the Caucus until then.

With Assembly Approval, Constitutional Amendment on Abortion, Reproductive Rights Moves to November Ballot

Jun 27, 2022

SACRAMENTO – California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Vice Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) celebrated the California State Assembly’s passage today of Senate Constitutional Amendment 10 by President pro Tempore Toni Atkins. SCA 10, which will enshrine the right to abortion and contraception in the California Constitution, now goes to the November 2022 statewide ballot.

Legislative Women’s Caucus Condemns SCOTUS Decision Allowing States to Ban Abortions

Jun 24, 2022

 

SACRAMENTO – California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Vice Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) released the following statements regarding the opinion of the United States Supreme Court overturning the Roe v. Wade decision:

CA Legislative Women’s Caucus Celebrates Senate Approval of Constitutional Amendment on Abortion, Reproductive Rights

Jun 20, 2022

 

SACRAMENTO – California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Vice Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) released the following joint statement regarding the California State Senate’s passage of Senate Constitutional Amendment 10 by President pro Tempore Toni Atkins:

Legislative Women’s Caucus Releases Statement on Governor’s May Revision

May 13, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision:

Legislative Women’s Caucus Statement on leaked SCOTUS Draft Opinion to Strip Away Abortion Rights

May 02, 2022

SACRAMENTO – California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Vice Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) released the following statements regarding the leaked draft opinion of the United States Supreme Court that would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision: 

Legislative Women’s Caucus Announces Priority Legislation

Apr 05, 2022

California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Vice Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), and other caucus members today announced a robust package of legislation aimed at further protecting and advancing the rights and opportunities for women and working families, leading with an equity lens.

Legislative Women’s Caucus to Announce Policy Priorities

Apr 04, 2022

California Legislative Women’s Caucus leaders and members will announce a package of comprehensive legislation to improve the lives of women, children, and families in the state.