News & Press Releases

In the News
April 15, 2021

“This early investment throughout the state will help prepare us for another devastating wildfire season,” Sen. Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, said. “We know that the seasons are getting longer and more devastating, and we’ve all experienced them closer and closer to home.”

Press Release
April 12, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Susan Rubio (D – Baldwin Park) helped secure a landmark investment today targeting early wildfire prevention, including $12 million for the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy

In the News
April 12, 2021

CalMatters: In the fall of 2019, in five separate incidents, Alameda residents saw five school children hit by vehicles in the course of a few months. The children were all walking in close proximity to their schools. In 2020, Oakland city data exposed a growing trend in traffic related fatalities, with 33 people being killed compared to 27 the previous year.

Press Release
April 7, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California Senate Health Committee passed a bill by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that will help reduce racial disparities in childhood chronic diseases and illnesses by 2030.  

Senate Bill 682 requires the California Health and Human Services Agency, in collaboration with departments under its purview and relevant agencies and stakeholders, to reduce the disparities by 50% by 2030 by establishing clear goals, and developing and implementing a plan to meet those targets.

Press Release
April 6, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) passes SB 310 out of Senate Judiciary Committee with unanimous bipartisan support (14-0). This critical bill will ensure our most vulnerable cancer patients have access to life saving cancer medication by creating a cancer medication donation program.

Press Release
March 30, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and California Franchise Tax Board extended their tax filing deadlines from April 15 to May 17! This gives you additional time to prepare your documents and learn more about tax programs you may qualify for.

Press Release
March 25, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate Governance and Finance Committee today passed a bill by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that will allow the City of West Covina to unlock $3 million in existing funds that have been unavailable due to restrictions for local infrastructure projects.

In the News
March 18, 2021

“As a vice principal for three years, my job … at times was to manage traffic,” Rubio said. “People are trying to drop off their kids as cars are speeding through.”