Press Releases

February 16, 2018

Bill Sponsored by Social Compassion in Legislation and Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine


October 12, 2017

A greater number of California small businesses will be eligible to participate in the state’s small business contracting program under a new law authored by State Senator Cathleen Galgiani.  Approved yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown, Senate Bill 605 increases the annual income limit from $10 million dollars to a much higher $36 million dollars for small businesses bidding on public works projects.  For all other state contracts for goods and services, the revenue limit was statutorily increased from $10 million to $15 million dollars for small businesses and from $2.5 mil

August 01, 2017

55-Hour Full Highway Closure Eastbound and Westbound State Route 12 between State Route 160 and Interstate 5

May 08, 2017

Fifteen Fallen Officers Honored during California’s Peace Officers’

Memorial Day –May 8th 2017


SACRAMENTO—Law enforcement officers from across California converged at the State Capitol today to honor officers who made “the ultimate sacrifice” in the line of duty.  Senator Cathleen Galgiani served as the legislativesponsor of this year’s event that included the recognition of fifteen officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

May 01, 2017

Proposed Constitutional Amendment ties tuition increases and substandard service wages to the number of University of California administrators paid more than the Governor.

Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani introduced a proposed Constitutional Amendment in response to the latest audit of the University of California’s finances.

April 24, 2017

       Senator Galgiani Announces New Legislation to Fund State Share of Mandated 200 Year Flood Control Assistance for San Joaquin County

February 17, 2017
Media Advisory What: Press conference seeking parole reversal for convicted murderers Jeffrey Allen Maria and Marty Spears. When: Friday, February 17, 2017 10:30AM Where: State Capitol, West Steps Who: Senator Cathleen Galgiani will host the event. Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager, and the Ranzo family will be in attendance In a recent decision by the parole authority, Jeffrey Allen Maria and Marty Spears, who were convicted of the brutal murder and rape of Phil and Kathy Ranzo on June 25, 1979, have been granted parole.
January 23, 2017


The California Senate Supports Becerra for Attorney General

SACRAMENTO—State Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) confirmed the appointment of Xavier Becerra for California’s highest law enforcement official, Attorney General.

December 05, 2016

The Senator looks towards consumer protection, housing, infrastructure, public safety, job creation.


SACRAMENTO—State Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) was sworn in today as the Senator for the 5th District, which encompasses Stanislaus, San Joaquin, and Sacramento counties.


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