Press Releases

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

Jan 11, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus, and Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus, released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-22 budget proposal:

California Legislative Women's Caucus Releases a Statement Regarding Former Assemblymember Bill Brough

Dec 04, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Senator Nancy Skinner, (D-Berkeley), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus issued the following statement in light of new deeply disturbing criminal allegations against former Assemblymember Bill Brough (R-Dana Point):

 

Assemblywoman Garcia and Senator Skinner Elected to Lead California Legislative Women’s Caucus

Dec 01, 2020

New Women’s Caucus Leaders Assume Roles Effective Immediately
SACRAMENTO – The bipartisan and bicameral California Legislative Women’s Caucus elected Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) as its Chair and Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) as Vice Chair, effective immediately. Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) and Assemblywoman Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) served as Chair and Vice Chair of the Women’s Caucus, respectively, from December 2018 until this election of new leaders.

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: