Press Releases

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Speaker Anthony Rendon has appointed Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) to fill a vacancy on the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Board (SMMC). Over the past three decades, the SMMC has helped to preserve, protect, and restore more than 72,000 acres of parkland in Southern California.

“I thank Speaker Anthony Rendon for appointing me to the Board, which does important work to preserve and protect parkland and open space in the Los Angeles-region,” said Assemblymember Bocanegra. “Their work to ensure that disadvantaged communities have access to venues for outdoor recreation and education provides a crucial public benefit, topics I’ve worked on for several years in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.”

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) –Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra’s (D-Pacoima) legislation to improve safety at railroad crossings for pedestrians and motorists was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.

Monday, July 17, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – This evening, the state legislature passed important legislation that will ensure that California continues to lead the nation in enacting sustainable and substantive climate change policy. Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D- Pacoima) voted to support both Assembly Bill 398 (E. Garcia) and Assembly Bill 617 (C. Garcia) which will enable California to meet its greenhouse gas reductions targets by 2030 while making significant strides to reduce local air pollution.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Legislation supported by Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and City Attorney Mike Feuer would allow municipalities to close streets where excessive illegal dumping occurs

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The Senate Public Safety Committee voted 5-2 to repeal anti-immigrant sections of the California Penal Code, enacted in 1994 as part of Proposition 187 to fight the perceived ills of illegal immigration and unfairly punish undocumented immigrants in California.  Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra’s (D-Pacoima) AB 222 would place a measure on the 2020 ballot that would ask voters to bring equity to California’s criminal justice laws by ensuring the use and manufacturing of a false immigration documents carries the same penalties for the use and pro

Friday, June 16, 2017

Legislation supported by Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and City Attorney Mike Feuer would allow municipalities to close streets where excessive illegal dumping occurs

Thursday, June 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – On the heels of the legislature approving the state budget, Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D- Pacoima) lauded a balanced, on-time budget that brings much-needed resources to the Northeast San Fernando Valley.