Press Releases

Monday, February 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) presented Assembly Concurrent Resolution 27 (ACR 27) honoring the legacy of civil rights, labor and LGBTQ leader Bayard Rustin this week.

Born on March 17, 1912 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Rustin dedicated his entire life to advancing justice and dignity for all. He was a close advisor to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., organized the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and promoted equity through nonviolent protests. An openly gay African  American, Rustin understood the intricate intersections of marginalized identities and fought tirelessly for progress and opportunity. His extraordinary efforts promoted unity and transformed the landscape of activism.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s January budget proposal unveiled Wednesday.

“I’m glad to see that Governor Newsom’s budget proposal to accelerate the Exide clean-up amplifies what we’ve done so far. The proposed $50 million one-time expenditure would help clean high-risk properties and provide relief to many families in AD51 and surrounding districts.

Monday, November 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA — In her first year in office, California Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) hit the ground running. Assemblywoman Carrillo had seven of her bills signed into law, honored distinguished community members on the legislative floor, hosted numerous events in the district and represented the state of California on delegations to El Salvador, China and by the end of November, Chile. She also aided in the passage of several significant pieces of legislation involving women’s health, renewable energy and bail reform, among many others.

Friday, September 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA — Parks access legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) to bolster outdoor experiences was signed into law this week by Governor Jerry Brown. The passage of AB 2615 rounds out the previously signed AB 2745 in Assemblywoman Carrillo’s package of bills that emphasize safe and enhanced parks access.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA  — Legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) and sponsored by the Los Angeles Community College District creating a simpler community college online application (CCCApply) was signed Wednesday by Governor Jerry Brown. Assembly Bill (AB) 3101 revises the CCCApply process, eliminating intrusive and unnecessary questions in order to ensure the application is accessible for all applicants, especially first-generation college students, immigrants and adult students.

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: