Press Releases

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).

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Resolution Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Walkouts Passes Assembly Floor

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo today issued the following response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ visit and the Trump Administration’s decision to sue the State of California over immigration laws:

“We are here to tell Attorney General Sessions’ that his senseless posturing and xenophobic remarks are not welcome in the state of California. The values of our state are very different from the divisive rhetoric of the White House, especially when it comes to the immigrant community and the undocumented population.