Bill Will Ensure Safe On-Campus Access to Early Medical Abortion Services
Friday, March 17, 2017
SACRAMENTO – In order to improve the safe and prompt access to comprehensive reproductive health services for young adult women, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) has introduced legislation to expand medical abortion services on University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and community college campuses.
On Saturday, March 11, 2017, Senator Leyva hosted a successful "Coffee with the Senator" event at the George White Senior Center in Fontana. Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes participated as the event's special guest. Approximately 60 residents from Fontana and neighboring communities attended the coffee where they had the opportunity to speak directly with Senator Leyva and her staff, as well as Assemblywoman Reyes. During the event, the Senator answered several questions about important issues affecting the 20th State Senate District and the Inland Empire, including housing, education,
SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) and Secretary of State Alex Padilla today announced the introduction of Senate Bill 597, which would make victims of human trafficking eligible for the state’s Safe at Home confidential address program. Safe at Home services are currently offered to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
SB 575 Helps Low Income Residents Receive Vital Public Services
Friday, February 17, 2017
SACRAMENTO – In an effort to help low income Californians receive potentially life-saving safety net services, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today introduced legislation to ensure that residents can obtain free access to their medical records when applying for public benefit programs.
Senator Leyva and Assemblymember Reyes will co-host the free 3rd Annual Young Women's Leadership Conference at CSU San Bernardino on Friday, March 24th from 8am - 2pm. High school and college students are invited and RSVP is required to attend.
During the 2015-2016 legislative session, Governor Brown signed 11 bills that I authored, including legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations on rape, permanentely extend overtime for domestic workers, require review of environmental justice impacts on local communities, protect communities from lead pipe dangers, improve career technical education, among others.