News & Press Releases

Press Release
November 15, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA - La Senadora Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, emitió un comunicado aplaudiendo al Presidente Joe Biden y al Congreso por su conjunto de medidas bipartidista sobre infraestructura, por un total de $Mil 200 billones ($1.2 trillion), que invertirá en carreteras, puentes, banda ancha y mitigación de incendios forestales de California, mientras crea miles de trabajos relacionados con las energías renovables.

Press Release
October 18, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – State Senator Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, released a statement today on the veto of Senate Bill 805, “Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021”:

“I want to thank the SB 805 coalition of small theaters and artists who advocated tirelessly this year for the arts in our most underserved communities. We made significant gains in raising awareness about the need to protect these important community spaces from closing.

Press Release
October 8, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Newsom today signed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that will provide greater protections and safety for victims as they try to leave dangerous situations. 

Senate Bill SB 538 strengthens protections for survivors of domestic violence by requiring California’s Superior Courts to maintain procedures allowing parties to electronically file for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders and Gun Violence Restraining Orders. The bill will also allow parties and witnesses to appear remotely at a hearing for the petition.

Press Release
October 8, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a bill by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that strengthens reading instruction and ensures teacher candidates are qualified and prepared to teach students based on best practices.

Press Release
October 5, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that will help the most vulnerable cancer patients obtain life-saving cancer medications.

Senate Bill 310 creates a cancer medication donation program by establishing a registration program for the collection and distribution of unused cancer medications under the Cancer Medication Recycling Act.

Press Release
October 4, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that gives victims of revenge porn more time to report this type of abuse.

Senate Bill 23 extends the statute of limitations for victims who discover that their private, intimate images have been publicly released without their consent. The bill gives victims up to a year after discovery to seek charges against the perpetrators.

Press Release
September 28, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a bill by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) requiring real estate professionals to take implicit bias training as part of their licensing requirements.

Press Release
September 9, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Legislature today passed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that targets childhood racial disparities in healthcare.