Press Releases

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Supplemental funding included in budget bill will clean area parkways and continue accountability efforts

(Sacramento) – Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) who represent the areas impacted by Exide, announced today that the State Legislature is poised to approve new funding this afternoon for the improved cleanup of the residential areas around the former-Exide battery recycling plant.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Local highlights include funding for LA State Historic Park, Exide parkway cleanup, and legal services for TPS recipients and unaccompanied immigrant minors

SACRAMENTO-Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement regarding the Assembly’s passage of the 2018-19 State Budget:

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) who represents the area impacted by Exide, announced that the following actions, which she spearheaded along with colleagues and local officials, were taken by the Assembly Budget Subcommittee 3 on Resources and Transportation this morning regarding the Exide cleanup:

Thursday, May 10, 2018

(Sacramento) – Today, Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) sent a letter to the Department of Toxic Substances Control demanding answers regarding the long-delayed Exide clean-up. Carrillo, who represents Assembly District 51, including unincorporated East Los Angeles, an area with some of the highest levels of lead toxicity due to Exide’s contamination of homes, schools and parks issued the following statement:

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) - Assembly Bill 3101, the Community College Application Accessibility Act, by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), was approved by the Assembly Higher Education Committee on a bipartisan vote of 13-0 late yesterday. This bill would require the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges (CCC) to simplify the complicated community college application and make it accessible for all applicants.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) - This week, Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo’s (D-Los Angeles) package of parks access bills, Assembly Bills (AB) 2614 and 2615, were approved in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife and Assembly Transportation Committee respectively with  bipartisan support.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Assembly Bill 1862, authored by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-East Los Angeles), was approved by the Assembly Judiciary Committee today on a bi-partisan basis with a vote of 8-1. The bill will appropriate $10 million to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to provide immigration services to individuals who are current or former recipients of the federal Temporary Protected Status (TPS).