Domestic Violence Victims Benefit from Rubio Legislation

Thursday, October 12, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assembly Bill 557, authored by Assemblymember Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), was among the package bills signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr to improves services and support for women, children and families in California. AB 557 makes CalWORKS homeless benefits immediately available to applicants who are victims of domestic violence. "My bill increases access to needed services and helps ensure that timely actions are taken to help survivors who need financial and housing assistance in order leave an abusive home," said Assemblymember Rubio. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.