Press Releases

Assemblymember Carrillo and Other Legislators Meets Virtually with Governor Newsom and Small Business Owners Receiving Support Through the First Round of California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo, (AD-51) and several of her fellow legislators, met with Governor Gavin Newsom, Isabel Guzman - Director of California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), Dee Dee Myers - Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) met today with impacted entrepreneurs who received crucial financial support through the first round of California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.

California Lawmakers Announce EDD Reform Bills

Package of new legislation would alleviate the issues faced by millions of Californians in accessing unemployment benefits during the pandemic

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (AD-51) joined California lawmakers to announce a package of legislation today to bring necessary reforms and oversight to the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) unemployment insurance (UI) program.

Budget Sub 4 Chair Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo Calls for Expansion of Golden State Stimulus to Undocumented and Mixed-Status Households

As the Chair of Assembly Budget Committee Sub 4, Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo advocates for the $600 in one time relief for low-income Californians impacted by COVID-19 to be extended to all of California's working families, not just those filing taxes in 2019 or 2020 with a Social Security Number or Individual Tax Identification Number.

Assemblywoman Carrillo adjourns the State Assembly in the name of Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda

"The 51st Assembly District is home to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Before he left us, the great Tommy Lasorda said, 'When I die, I want my wife to put the Dodgers home schedule on my tombstone, so people can come and find out if the Dodgers are playing home or on the road... I love this organization so much I want to be working for it even after I’m dead...

State Legislators Push for $5 Billion in Rent Relief

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assembly Member Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), along with Assembly Members Tasha Boerner Horvath, Sabrina Cervantes, Sydney Kamlager, Sharon QuirkSilva, Cristina Garcia, Mike Gipson, Lorena Gonzalez, Ash Kalra, Evan Low, Freddie Rodriguez, Miguel Santiago, Mark Stone, Buffy Wicks, and Senators Ben Allen, Monique Limon, Henry Stern, and Scott Wiener, p