News & Press Releases

Press Release
May 10, 2022

Is the legal system failing our children? On the latest Then There's California podcast, Senator Susan Rubio, advocate Ana Estevez, whose son was murdered by his father, and Kathleen Russell, founder of the Center of Judicial Excellence, talk about reforming family court so that child safety is first.

Press Release
May 3, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) today released the following statement based on the draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. 

Press Release
April 20, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA – The State Senate Education Committee today passed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that provides additional funding to school districts and charter schools that meet the student-to-teacher ratio of twenty to one.

Senate Bill 1431 will allow students to receive more critical individualized attention and interaction with teachers by incentivizing local education agencies to lower the student-to-teacher ratio to 20:1 within Kindergarten – Third (K-3) grade classrooms.

Press Release
March 30, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA – In a unanimous and bipartisan vote, the Senate Health Committee passed a bill today by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) creating a $50 million research fund that will make California a leader in the fight against childhood cancer.

Press Release
March 29, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA – In a unanimous and bipartisan vote, the Senate Human Services Committee today passed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that targets help for domestic violence survivors, unaccompanied women, and transgendered individuals who are experiencing homelessness.

Press Release
March 29, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Senate Public Safety Committee today passed a bill by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) expanding her previous revenge porn legislation to include public displays of intimate images without consent. 

Press Release
March 24, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California State Senate in a bipartisan,unanimous vote today passed a resolution by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) declaring March 2022 as Unaccompanied Women Experiencing Homelessness Awareness Month. 

Press Release
March 16, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) released a statement today on the bipartisan agreement to reauthorize the federal Violence Against Women Act:

“Violence against women continues to be a devastating and tragic issue in our country.  I want to thank President Biden and Congress for protecting and supporting survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. I know the president has long advocated for these protections. While more needs to be done, reauthorizing the federal Violence Against Women Act will save lives.”