Press Releases

October 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) announced today that her legislation, which establishes a regional housing trust to help address the growing homelessness crisis in the San Gabriel Valley, was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.  

October 8, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed legislation by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that would allow domestic violence survivors, who may be traumatized years after their abuse, additional time to heal before they seek justice.

September 27, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) aligning elections and streamlining reporting requirements for the San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority (SGBWQA) was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom today.

September 26, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that adds a higher education representative to a state homeless program to advocate for college and university students who are homeless.

September 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed a bill by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that helps individuals over the age of 55 advocate for legislative proposals and identify priorities as part of a senior citizen advocacy group. 

September 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Gavin Newsom announced today that he signed legislation by Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that provides students with a confidential phone number, printed on their ID cards, to call if they are victims of domestic violence. 

September 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation on Friday that continues a statewide affordable auto insurance program for low-income individuals as well as opens it up to more students.

Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) and California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara partnered on SB 570, which changes the sunset deadline for the California Low Cost Auto Insurance Program to Jan. 1, 2025.  In addition, the bill aligns statute with current practice to allow eligible emancipated 16 and 17 year olds to access the program. 

August 23, 2019

Statement from Senator Susan Rubio:  "The California Senate on Thursday adjourned in memory of the victims of the Aug. 3 El Paso, Texas shooting. This included former San Gabriel Valley residents Maria and Raul Flores. This issue is very personal to me. The shooter’s goal was to hurt and kill people who looked like me. I have roots in El Paso and family still living there today.