Press Releases

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:

Women's Caucus: U.S. National Women's Soccer Team Deserves Equal Pay and Respect

Jun 11, 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 today issued the following statement:

Legislative Women's Caucus Announces Legislation and Budget Action to Strengthen the Lives of California Women and Families

Apr 02, 2019

Legislative Women’s Caucus Announces Legislation and Budget Action to Strengthen the Lives of California Women and Families

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) announced a robust package of legislation and budget action items to further improve the lives of women and their families, as well as the economic future of communities across the state.

LEGISLATIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS TO RELEASE POLICY AND BUDGET PRIORITIES

Mar 28, 2019

WHO:             Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair

                        Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair

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

Jan 10, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 2019-20 budget proposal:

Senator Leyva and Assemblywoman Limón Elected to Lead California Legislative Women's Caucus

Dec 04, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New Chair, Vice Chair Assume Roles Effective Immediately

SACRAMENTO – The bipartisan and bicameral California Legislative Women’s Caucus elected Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) as its Chair and Assemblywoman Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) as Vice Chair, effective immediately.

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.