Press Releases

October 09, 2015

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October 8, 2015                                                                                                Trent Hager 916-651-4005


Galgiani Legislation Supporting Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children Signed by Governor Brown

September 22, 2015

Senator Cathleen Galgiani Applauds Governor Brown for Signing Senate Bill 107 Which Eliminates Costly Burden of the Negative Bailout to Stanislaus County


Sacramento- Senator Cathleen Galgiani sends a big Thank You to Governor Brown for  approving Senate Bill 107 which containing the “Negative Bailout” fix for Stanislaus County.


September 11, 2015

Senator Cathleen Galgiani Led Fight in Senate to Eliminate Costly Burden of the Negative Bailout to Stanislaus County

Sacramento- Senator Cathleen Galgiani excitedly announced that Senate Bill 107 containing the “Negative Bailout” fix for Stanislaus County passed the Senate today with a vote of 24-15 . The local government budget bill contained the long sought after fix for Stanislaus County’s costly Negative Bailout.

September 03, 2015

SACRAMENTO—Today, the California State Senate passed Senate Bill 333 authored by Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton). The bill passed on a bipartisan vote of 37-0. Senate Bill 333, which is sponsored by the California District Attorneys Association and enjoys overwhelming law enforcement support, would create a new tool for prosecutors to combat three substances commonly known as ‘date rape’ drugs.

August 27, 2015

SACRAMENTO – A public safety bill that has just been introduced is getting bipartisan support from Senate Republicans and Democrat Senator Cathleen Galgiani. Concerned about public safety, the new bill is in response to a loophole that allows dangerous felons who are in the country illegally to be released back onto California streets. Senate Bill 57 will fix the communication between local and state law enforcement so dangerous felons do not slip through the cracks.

July 27, 2015

Media Advisory

What: Press conference regarding parole reversal for Jeffrey Allen Maria

When: Monday, July 27th at 11:00 a.m.

Where: State Capitol, West Steps

Who: Senator Cathleen Galgiani will be the host, Sheriff Adam Christianson, Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager, and the Ranzo family will also be in attendance


July 21, 2015

Please Join Me at the 3rd Annual Farm to Fork Event this July 23rd at the Stockton Fairgrounds

July 15, 2015

Galgiani Legislation Targeting Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Clears Key Senate Panel

Sacramento— In Tuesday’s Senate Public Safety Committee hearing Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) presented Senate Bill 139, which will aide law enforcement in the protection of our communities from synthetic drugs. In a follow-up to her previous legislation from 2014 which created the penalty structure for the possession of a synthetic drug, Galgiani is pursuing SB 139 in order to assist with the enforcement of the law.

July 01, 2015

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

June 25, 2015

Dear Chairperson Nichols:

I write to express reservations about a CARB staff proposal to greatly expand the volume and nature of the information OBD systems will be required to collect and that could be retrieved by the government or third parties.

At the outset, I note existing OBD systems are highly successful. The emission systems of modern cars are extraordinarily clean. In fact, CARB states that emissions of pollutants from light-duty vehicles have been reduced by 99.7%. Given this success, why would CARB propose anything that may jeopardize this progress?


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