Press Releases

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.

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:

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.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Sacramento, CA - Xavier Becerra was sworn in this morning as California’s new Attorney General. Assemblymember Gomez offered the following comment following the swearing in:

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sacramento, CA - Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, AD 51, introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 155 to address what has now been described as "fake news." Designed to ensure that upcoming generations of online readers possess the analytical skills needed to spot fake news, the bill would direct the Instructional Quality Commission to develop and adopt curriculum standards and frameworks that incorporate civic online reasoning, for English Language Arts, Mathematics, History, Social Science, and Science.