Press Releases

May 09, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Ángeles) issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s revised state budget proposal:

April 24, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-2 in favor of SB 749, legislation authored by Senator María Elena Durazo (D- Los Angeles) which would make clear that all information in a public contract between a private industry employer and a state or local agency pertaining to job creation, job quality, and job retention, as well as Buy America compliance, is not exempted from the California Public Records Act (CPRA) as a trade secret or for any other reason.

April 23, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of SB 529, legislation authored by Senator María Elena Durazo (D- Los Angeles) which would ensure a tenant’s right to organize by protecting them from retaliatory eviction. The bill now heads to the Appropriations Committee.

March 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Ángeles) issued the following statement on the round table discussion hosted by Governor Gavin Newsom with Central American community leaders about the causes of migration:

March 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Health Committee voted 7-1 in favor of SB 29, legislation authored by Senator María Elena Durazo (D- Los Angeles) which gives all Californians who qualify for Medi-Cal, access to quality care regardless of immigration status.

March 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Ángeles) issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement to impose an indefinite moratorium on carrying out the death penalty: