The housing crisis gripping the Golden State threatens to permanently stymie economic growth and demands bold and innovative solutions. These bills will help: AB 1590 by Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio, a Baldwin Park Democrat, would create a first-time home buyer’s tax credit. https://calmatters.org/articles/commentary/housing-crisis-2/
ASSEMBLYWOMAN BLANCA RUBIO: HER DRIVE TO HELP CHILDREN IS FUELED BY HER FAMILY’S STRUGGLES AND SACRIFICES
Article by Jeff Schnaufer, for First 5LA Entering second grade can bring about feelings of anticipation and anxiety for any child, especially when they have just moved to a new city. For a young boy in the 1970s, entering a new school in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) brought more than just butterflies [...]
A bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Rubio, AB 167, would expand the Early Head Start program and provide center and home-based care for 20,000 more infants and toddlers younger than 3 years old. https://edsource.org/2019/only-a-fraction-of-california-children-eligible-receive-subsidized-child-care/608382
“Those are two of the new power brokers in L.A. County,” said Alan Clayton, a Democratic redistricting expert who has worked to elect Latino candidates but wasn’t involved in the Rubios’ campaigns. “Because they’re a duo.”Clayton noted that either of the Rubios could be well-positioned to run for the 32nd Congressional District seat if Rep. [...]
Recent California legislation, written by Assemblywoman Rubio, increased funding for a preschool or child care center if they provide early childhood mental health consultation services. By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report This story about early childhood mental health was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. SAN JOSE, [...]
Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio's amazing path to become a California legislator chronicled in a first TV segment.
Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio's ascent to the California Legislature was cluttered with challenges - including education - that she overcame to succeed.
Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio views her journey not only as a personal achievement but one that helps combat negative stereotypes of immigrants. Part 3 of interviews of her and Senator Susan Rubio.
BY BRYAN ANDERSON, Sacramento Bee When one went into teaching, the other followed suit. When one went to East Los Angeles College, the other did as well. They’ve been practically inseparable for much of their lives. Now, the Rubio sisters will only be separated by a hallway at the Capitol. The Baldwin Park Democrats, Sen. [...]
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 ir al [...]