Press Releases

Statement on Behalf of the CA Legislative Women’s Caucus on Monday, January 23 Mass Shootings in Half Moon Bay and Oakland

Jan 24, 2023

California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Senator Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and Vice Chair Assemblymember, Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Winters, issued the following statement in response to the recent mass shootings in the state:

Statement by the Legislative Women’s Caucus in Reaction to Saturday’s Mass Shooting at the Lunar New Year’s Celebration in Monterey Park, CA

Jan 23, 2023

 

Senator Nancy Skinner, Chair, and Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry issued the following statement on behalf of the Legislative Women’s Caucus:

“The horrific mass shooting in Monterey Park which claimed the lives of ten people and injured at least ten more is the fifth mass shooting in our country this year, in this, just, the first month of 2023. 

On 50th Anniversary of Roe v Wade, CA Legislature Passes Resolutions Urging Congress and President Biden to Enact Federal Law Ensuring Access to Abortion and Contraception

Jan 23, 2023

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislature today passed resolutions authored by the leadership of the Legislative Women’s Caucus, honoring the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade and calling on Congress and President Biden to enact a federal law guaranteeing the right to reproductive freedom, including abortion and contraception.

Women’s Caucus Releases Statement on Governor Newsom’s Proposed Budget

Jan 10, 2023

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Napa), Vice-Chair of the Legislative
Women’s Caucus, released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2023-24
January budget proposal:

Legislative Women’s Caucus Celebrates Caucus and Committee Leadership Appointments

Jan 10, 2023

SACRAMENTO – California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Vice Chair Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) have released the following statements regarding the historic number of legislative Committee, Caucus, and house leadership positions now held by its members:

Legislative Women’s Caucus Celebrates Caucus and Committee Leadership Appointments

Jan 10, 2023

Legislative Women’s Caucus Celebrates Caucus and Committee Leadership Appointments

SACRAMENTO – California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Vice Chair Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) have released the following statements regarding the historic number of legislative Committee, Caucus, and house leadership positions now held by its members:

LWC Statement on New Policy Recommendations by Future of Abortion Council

Dec 12, 2022

 

SACRAMENTO – Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Chair, and Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters), Vice Chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus released the following statement in response to the release of the 2022 Addendum to the Future of Abortion Council report:

Women’s Caucus Achieves Benchmark toward Gender Parity, on Pace to Record 50 Seats in California Legislature

Nov 16, 2022

With the gains in this year’s election, California will achieve a record number of women members in the State Legislature and is close to reaching gender parity, a goal that the Legislative Women’s Caucus has been actively working toward since 2016.

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.