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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

(Sacramento) – Endometriosis is a process in which extra tissue grows outside of the uterine wall, and into places it doesn’t belong. This debilitating disease causes painful cramping, excessive bleeding, and has been linked to cases of infertility. Endometriosis affects more than six million American women every year, and so far there is no known cure. That’s why Assemblymember Blanca E. Rubio is declaring March Endometriosis Awareness Month.

Friday, April 6, 2018

(Sacramento) – While an estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from U.S. high schools every year, studies show that only about 20% of them pursue a higher education. Many say they simply didn’t have the proper resources to help them achieve their academic dreams. That’s why Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) is introducing AB 2477, which establishes Dream Resources Liaisons in public high schools, colleges and universities. “We as legislators, now more than ever, must do more to help our undocumented students and their families,” says Assemblywoman Rubio.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Assembly Higher Education Committee approved Assembly Bill (AB) 2477, authored by Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park).  AB 2477 would require California public high schools for grades 9-12, California State Universities (CSUs) and California Community Colleges (CCCs) to have a designated Dreamer Resource Liaison staffer on campus to provide undocumented and AB 540 students with adequate support and resources needed to navigate the education system.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Asm. Rubio addressing the Assembly
Asm. Rubio and Sara McClellan

Presentation of ACR 175 by Asm. Rubio on the Assembly floor.

Monday, March 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) announced Juana Mata as the 48th Assembly District Woman of the Year, an annual event at the Capitol to celebrate the achievements of exceptional women across the state. The Assembly and Senate both participate in this highly anticipated ceremony.

 

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Asm. Rubio speaks with officers
Asm. Rubio addresses the audience
Asm. Rubio presenting award
Asm. Rubio presenting award
Audience members look on
Asm. Rubio presenting award
Asm. Rubio presenting award
Asm. Rubio presenting award
Asm. Rubio presenting award
Asm. Rubio presenting award
Asm. Rubio with honorees

2018 Woman of the Year District Honorees

Thursday, March 8, 2018

(Sacramento) - Studies show that one in five California school children is struggling with hunger. When kids can’t eat, it makes it harder for them to concentrate in a classroom. “School breakfast in invaluable to not only fight child hunger, but to support our children’s academic success,” says Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park). Watch this Assembly Access video to learn more about School Breakfast Week (ACR 186), and what Assemblywoman Rubio is doing to make sure no student goes hungry.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Assembly Bill (AB) 2183 would create an immediate source of funding for resource families who take in a child on an emergency basis. Introduced by Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), the bill calls on the state to use two existing pots of money to support resource families during the process: the state’s allocation of the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant, and the state’s Approved Relative Caregiver Funding Program.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Asm. Rubio speaking
Asm. Rubio accepts photo
Asm. Rubio
Students in attendance
Closing

In attendance: Assemblymember Rubio, Senator Wiener and fifth graders from San Diego.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

(Sacramento) – In the aftermath of the mass shooting at a Florida High School Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) and several other Assembly Democrats announced new legislative efforts to reduce gun violence and called on the federal government to do the same. “I am proud to stand here with my colleagues in the Legislature to work towards creating common sense gun laws,” said Assemblymember Rubio. Watch this Assembly Access video to see more of Assemblywoman Rubio’s call for action. #neveragain #enoughisenough #CAleg