Monday, April 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to raise the fine cap on heavy industrial polluters such as Exide passed the Assembly floor today with bipartisan support by a vote of 64 to 0.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Two bills aimed at reining in California's Department of Toxic Substances Control and industrial polluters such as Exide authored by Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) passed the Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials.

Monday, March 6, 2017

The Woman of the Year event was founded in 1987 by Assemblywoman Bev Hansen (R) and Assemblywoman Sally Tanner (D), who arranged to invite one woman from each Senate and Assembly district to come to the Capitol and be honored for their accomplishments in celebration of Women's History Month. Assemblymember Gomez is proud to continue in that tradition by naming Yolanda Nogueira as the Woman of the Year for the 51st Assembly District. 

Friday, March 3, 2017

Assemblymember Gomez, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and Senate Pro Tempore Kevin De Leon gather with community leaders to celebrate the state, city and community collaboration that resulted in the purchase of the G2 parcel, which will greatly enhance Angelenos ability to enjoy the LA River by opening up a mile of direct public access.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) has been tapped by Speaker Anthony Rendon to chair the Assembly’s Select Committee on Domestic Violence. Assemblymember Gomez previously chaired the select committee during the 2013-2014 legislative session. He returns to the leadership role with a clear focus.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Los Angeles —Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the recent wave of threats made to Jewish Community Centers across the country:

Monday, February 13, 2017

In a debate that both sides agreed was largely symbolic, the California Assembly on Monday ratified a resolution criticizing President Trump's contentious executive order imposing new limits on refugees and other immigrants.

"I believe that this executive order does not improve our national security, but actually weakens it," said Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles), the resolution's author.


Thursday, February 9, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 379, which will create the “California Kickstart My Future” student loan forgiveness program under the California Student Aid Commission. The program will provide 2 years of federal student loan relief to recent college graduates living in California.

Friday, January 27, 2017

September 26th, 2016,  (Los Angeles, CA) - Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez joined with Governor Jerry Brown and Assemblymember Christina Garcia for the signing of AB 2153, legislation that provides funding to clean up the contamination caused by Excide. Gomez praised Assemblymember Garcia for introducing the legislation, which is emblematic of the greater push by the legislature to make ‘environmental justice’ a core California value. The goal is to bridge the so-called green divide between wealthier communities and low income communities that has allowed issues of environmental justice in low income communities to be overlooked. There’s more in this Assembly Access video.