News & Press Releases

In the News
August 19, 2019

The San Gabriel Valley Public Affairs Network organized a luncheon meeting at Baldwin Park, featuring Califonia State Senator Susan Rubio, who represents the 22nd Senate District. Rubio introduced Califonia’s legislative updates to the audience. She said that she hopes to establish good communication between members of the Regional Chamber of Commerce of San Gabriel Valley and elected officials such as herself, and that she is ready to serve the public.

In the News
August 7, 2019

“When my story broke, so many women decided that they wanted to tell their stories to me, hundreds of them,” Rubio said. “One of the things that I found was common in all of the stories that were told to me is that that there is a deep-rooted trauma and paralyzing fear that comes from their experience — and some of them take years to overcome.”

Press Release
July 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA –Today, Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) announced that Governor Gavin Newsom signed her legislation to change the make-up of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), the body that oversees the credentialing of all teachers and certificated staff in the state’s public schools. Specifically, SB 478 mandates the CTC to include a certified human resource administrator in a public elementary or secondary school in California.

In the News
July 24, 2019

Two state bills that would prevent the construction of a SR-710 extension tunnel will not include language addressing the possibility that Caltrans would relinquish control of the northern and southern stubs to a local city, according to state officials who were present at a meeting discussing freeway traffic in the San Gabriel Valley.

In the News
July 22, 2019

Representatives of cities affected by the recent decision to kill the extension of the 710 Freeway voiced concerns Friday about plans to close the Alhambra freeway “stub” at the 10 Freeway.

Alhambra has envisioned reclaiming the 51 acres of concrete freeway lanes from the 10 Freeway north to Valley Boulevard and transforming them into a regional park.

But neighbors say without the roadway extensions already provided, traffic would be redirected into their cities, making congestion worse.

Press Release
July 15, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) announced today that the 2019-20 state budget includes $10 million that she secured to enhance the English Learner (EL) Roadmap, which provides additional resources for educators and administrators to support EL students reach academic success.

In the News
July 3, 2019

California is set to give the San Gabriel Valley $5.625 million to help address homelessness in the region.

State Sen. Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, began lobbying for the funding immediately after she was elected last November because she had seen homelessness increase in the area while serving on the Baldwin Park City Council. Gov. Gavin Newsom included the funding in the $214.8 billion state budget he signed last week.

Press Release
July 2, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), announced today that the 2019-20 state budget includes $5.6 million to help alleviate the homelessness crisis in the San Gabriel Valley.

“I made tackling the housing and homelessness crisis in the San Gabriel Valley a top priority in my campaign.  Now, in my first year as State Senator, I am proud to have successfully secured $5.6 million to support and empower our local service providers to address this crisis in the way that best fits our regional needs,” Sen. Rubio said.