Press Releases

STATEMENT FROM ACTING-INTERIM CHAIR, ASSEMBLYMEMBER SUSAN TALAMANTES EGGMAN AND VICE CHAIR, SENATOR CONNIE M. LEYVA Regarding Senator Joel Anderson

Aug 21, 2018

 

For Immediate Release

SACRAMENTO – The allegations against Senator Joel Anderson are deeply disturbing and warrant a full investigation.  All legislative staff, lobbyists, visitors to the Capitol, and legislators deserve to be treated with respect.  Sexual harassment and threats of violence are never acceptable and those who engage in that type of behavior must be held accountable.

 

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LWC Leadership applauds budget that prioritizes California's working families and children

Jun 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today we advance a budget that provides greater opportunities for California’s working families. The two greatest increases in the 2018-19 budget help families rise up from the deepest levels of poverty and address access and workforce needs in our early learning community. We continued our commitment to childcare and, with this budget, have made great gains. Our state’s working families have shown great tenacity and resourcefulness to stay in the workforce, champion the needs of others and creatively meet the needs of their children.

WOMEN LEADERS PRIORITIZE BILLS FOR A STRONGER CALIFORNIA

Apr 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Leading together to support women and families in the Golden State, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) today released its legislative priorities aimed at protecting and advancing the rights and opportunities for women and working families. The LWC also continues to address child care access for working families and budget shortages in the Department of Fair Employment and Housing relating to the investigation and enforcement of harassment claims.

STATEMENT FROM ACTING-INTERIM CHAIR, ASSEMBLYMEMBER SUSAN TALAMANTES EGGMAN AND VICE CHAIR, SENATOR CONNIE M. LEYVA

Mar 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today is a historic day for the great State of California.  Upon being sworn-in this afternoon, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G.

STATEMENT FROM ACTING-INTERIM CHAIR, ASSEMBLYMEMBER SUSAN TALAMANTES EGGMAN AND VICE CHAIR, SENATOR CONNIE M. LEYVA

Feb 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – New allegations made today in a Capitol press conference regarding work place misconduct by Assemblymember Cristina Garcia are deeply troubling.  These allegations must be taken seriously and should immediately be included as part of the investigation initiated by the Assembly Rules Committee.

EGGMAN INSTALLED AS ACTING-INTERIM CHAIR OF THE CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS

Feb 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus elected Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) as its Acting-Interim Chair. Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) will continue serving as Vice Chair of the Caucus.

“I am humbled that my colleagues have placed their faith and trust in me to lead the Caucus during these challenging times and I look forward to working closely with Vice Chair Senator Leyva and the rest of my colleagues in the Caucus as we work to promote the well-being of women, children and families in California,” said Eggman.

WOMEN'S CAUCUS RELEASES STATEMENT ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT DOCUMENT RELEASE

Feb 02, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus released the following statement regarding the legislative release of sexual harassment documents:

WOMEN'S CAUCUS RELEASES STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR'S PROPOSED BUDGET

Jan 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus released the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s proposed budget:

California Legislative Leaders Announce Bicameral, Bipartisan Approach on Sexual Harassment Prevention

Jan 03, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2018

 

California Legislative Leaders Announce Bicameral, Bipartisan Approach on Sexual Harassment Prevention

 

WOMEN’S CAUCUS RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING SENATE SEXUAL HARRASMENT PLAN

Dec 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus release the following statement regarding today’s Senate sexual harassment plan announcement: