Press Releases

Legislative Women's Caucus Releases Statement Regarding Forced and Coerced Sterilization in ICE Detention Centers

Sep 21, 2020

September 18, 2020
Inspector General Joseph V. Cuffari
Department of Homeland Security
1100 Alabama Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032

Dear Inspector General CuffariDear Inspector General Cuffari:

Women's Caucus Leaders Issue Statement Regarding Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 18, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus issued the following statement following the announcement of Justice Ginsburg’s passing:

Women's Caucus Leaders Issue Statement Regarding Prioritizing Needs of Working Moms in Legislature

Sep 02, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus issued the following statement after Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) was recently denied the opportunity to use proxy voting during maternity leave;

“As Women’s Caucus leaders, we are deeply troubled that a member of our Caucus was required to travel to Sacramento with her newborn baby—in the midst of maternity leave during a global pandemic—so that she could vote on end-of-session measures.

Women's Caucus Leaders Release Statement on Passage of State Budget

Jun 15, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblywoman Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus issued the statement below following legislative approval of the 2020-2021 state budget:

Women's Caucus Releases Statement on Governor's May Revision

May 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblywoman Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision:

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

Jan 10, 2020

                            

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblywoman Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020-21 budget proposal:

California Leaders to Celebrate Women in Power

Jan 09, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sergio Reyes
January 9, 2020 (916) 651-4020
California Leaders to Celebrate Women in Power
California Women Mark Centennial of 19th Amendment
SACRAMENTO – Leadership California and the California Legislative Women’s Caucus are
sponsoring “Witness the Power of She”, an event on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Leland
Stanford Mansion (800 N Street; Sacramento, CA 95814) to mark 100 years of women’s right to
vote in the United States.

Women's Caucus Leaders Issue Statement Regarding Swearing-in of Assemblymember Megan Dahle

Nov 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus issued the following statement after Megan Dahle was sworn-in to the California State Assembly:

Women's Caucus Leaders Issue Statement Regarding Assemblymember Bill Brough

Jun 27, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus issued the following statement in light of recent deeply disturbing allegations by several women against Assemblymember Bill Brough (R-Dana Point):

Women's Caucus Leaders Release Statement on Passage of State Budget

Jun 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Assemblywoman Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus issued the following statement following legislative approval of the 2019-20 state budget earlier today: