Latinas de Los Ángeles serán las primeras hermanas en la legislatura de California

Araceli Martínez Ortega, La Opinión

Por primera vez en la historia de California, habrá dos hermanas en la legislatura estatal, Blanca y Susan Rubio. Son latinas, inmigrantes mexicanas, residentes de Baldwin Park en el condado de Los Ángeles, y maestras de profesión.

Este viernes, se confirmó que Susan Rubio ganó un escaño para […]

2019-07-09T16:55:30+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Party Crashers: California’s 8 Most Independent Legislators

San Diego, Calif.- California may be considered a one-party state, but within its chambers are some legislators who don’t take marching orders from either party’s leadership.

And they’re effective.

Below, we take a look at 8 of California’s most independent-minded legislators, and why the Democratic Party is hoping that a “blue wave” crashes on some of their […]

2018-11-15T04:17:17+00:00November 15th, 2018|

Governor Appointee Training Packs Citrus Valley Association of Realtors in Glendora

Packed house tonight in Glendora for appointments training, sponsored by Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio and Citrus Valley Association of Realtors. Thanks to the speakers Rachel Michelin, from California Women Lead, Xochitl Rodriguez Murillo, from Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon’s office, and Bill Ruh, from CVAR.

2019-07-09T16:55:30+00:00September 7th, 2018|

Celebrating Workers On Labor Day

On Labor Day, we celebrate workers and their families. Our past, present and our future success is based on their hard work.

Workers should have their rights protected, and opportunities should be available to all. Jobs allow us to take care of our families, keep our children healthy and help our neighborhoods thrive.

In the San Gabriel […]

2018-09-03T16:49:50+00:00September 3rd, 2018|

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

Take time to learn lifesaving skills − such as CPR and first aid, check your insurance policies […]

2019-07-09T16:55:30+00:00August 29th, 2018|

Assemblywoman Rubio Speaks With Carpenters Union On Life as an Immigrant, Importance of Trades

Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio on Saturday spoke with union members of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters in San Diego about her challenges as an immigrant and a single mother of two, the opportunities America has given her family and other immigrants, and the importance of trade unions in building a better future.

One of the members […]

2019-07-09T16:55:30+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Assemblywoman Crosses Geographic Line in the Name of Good Governance

Assemblywoman Rubio knows cities need to work with rural communities in order to keep California successful:

“We are always grateful for rural legislators that can speak to the direct impacts laws have on their ranching constituents, but the reality is that the legislature – and the state – are much more diverse, so forging new relationships […]

2018-08-09T00:08:37+00:00August 9th, 2018|

Assemblywoman Rubio’s Immigrant Childhood And Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” Immigration Policy

Assemblywoman Rubio, in an emotional speech, talked about her personal experience as an immigrant child to support AJR 46, introduced by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher and co-authored by all Assembly Democrats. The resolution demands that the Trump administration end its inhumane “Zero Tolerance” immigration and family detention policy. The resolution passed the Assembly 66-0. #familiesbelongtogether