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.
Coffee with the Senator
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, civic engagement, employment, and air quality.