News & Press Releases

Press Release
August 4, 2021

Monterey Park, CA – Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), and local leaders today unveiled plans for $21 million in state funds that will help increase affordable housing, tackle the homelessness crisis, and provide worker training in the San Gabriel Valley. 

Press Release
July 23, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that will help protect farms unable to obtain insurance due to devastating wildfires. The Legislature added an urgency clause to Senate Bill 11, allowing it to take effect immediately.

Press Release
July 16, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) announced today that the 2021-22 state budget includes $3 million to help the historic Covina Center for the Performing Arts continue its mission after a devastating year.  

In the News
July 14, 2021

State Senator Susan Rubio, a Democrat pushing both measures, said she thought these efforts would help the theaters get past this difficult time

Press Release
July 14, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) announced today that the 2021-22 state budget includes $50 million in immediate funding that she requested to help struggling small theaters as they emerge from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Press Release
July 13, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) announced today that the 2021-22 state budget includes $20 million to help create affordable housing in the San Gabriel Valley as well as continuing to tackle the homelessness crisis. In addition, she secured $4.5 million to help workers gain new skills for higher-paying jobs.

In the News
July 13, 2021

Susan Rubio, the Democratic California senator who is sponsoring the bill to set up a state [program] and pushing for the $50 million subsidy, argued her approach would help the industry survive these challenging times.

Press Release
July 8, 2021

SACRAMENTO – In an unanimous, bipartisan vote, the California Legislature today passed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that would help protect farms unable to obtain insurance due to devastating wildfires. The Legislature added an urgency clause to Senate Bill 11, which if signed by the Governor, would make it effective immediately.