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Legislative Women’s Caucus Announces Priority Legislation

Mar 25, 2021

Legislative Women’s Caucus Announces Priority Legislation

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus announced a robust package of legislation to further improve the lives of women, children, and families, as well as help reverse the devastating impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the economic well-being of women.

LEGISLATIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS TO RELEASE POLICY PRIORITIES

Mar 23, 2021

WHO:     Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair

               Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Vice Chair

               Members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus

WHAT:    California Legislative Women’s Caucus leaders and members will announce a package of comprehensive legislation to improve the lives of women, children and families in the state.

WHEN:    Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. PST

Asm. Garcia and Sen. Skinner Release Statement on Gov. Newsom’s State of the State Address

Mar 09, 2021

Asm. Garcia and Sen. Skinner Release Statement on Gov. Newsom’s State of the State Address
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia and Senator Nancy Skinner, chair and vice chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus, released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s 2021 State of the State Address:

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: