Press Releases

May 26, 2020

Galgiani Bill Would Give Animal Shelters the Ability to Provide Essential Care

Sacramento- Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D – Stockton) announces legislation to help achieve the state’s policy goal that no adoptable dog or cat in California animal shelters should be euthanized. Senate Bill (SB) 1347 aims to give animal shelter caretakers the training and resources they need to meet the state’s “no kill goal” over the next five years.  SB 1347 unanimously passed the Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee.

May 02, 2019

Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) released the following statement in response to the California Natural Resources Agency’s announcement on the state’s formal withdrawal from the WaterFix project.

February 12, 2019

Senator Cathleen Galgiani, Author of the State’s High Speed Rail Legislation, Responds to Governor Newsom’s Commitment to Getting the First Phase of the High Speed Rail Project Done “Once and For All.”

June 22, 2018

Hot Temperatures and Fire Weather Concerns:

Hot temperatures are in store Friday – Sunday, with temperatures between 100° - 108° F
            Impacts: High heat risk to the general population, and especially sensitive groups and a potential for heat-related illness to humans, pets and livestock with long outdoor exposure.

North wind gusts 20-30 mph and relative humidity 10-15% (locally lower).
            Impacts: High fire weather danger potential with easier fire starts and rapid spread.



May 07, 2018

Eight Fallen Officers Honored during California’s Peace Officers’ Memorial Day –May 7th 2018

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 legislative sponsor of this year’s event that included the recognition of officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

May 01, 2018

Media Advisory


Senator Galgiani to Hold Hearing on the Asian

Citrus Psyllid’s Threat to California Citrus

What: Senate Agriculture Committee – Informational Hearing: Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease: An Update on the Continuing Threat to California’s Citrus

                             When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018,  9:30 AM

April 04, 2018

April 4, 2018


TO:         Media and General Public

RE:          Video and Materials of Press Conference asking Governor to Overturn Parole of Ronald Ray Anderson

At an afternoon press conference today, State Senator Cathleen Galgiani was joined by Stanislaus and San Joaquin county law enforcement officials along with friends and family members of murder victims Phil and Kathryn Ranzo, to ask Governor Jerry Brown to overturn the parole of Ronald Ray Anderson.

April 02, 2018

Senator Galgiani Announces Legislation to Combat the Underground Economy

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


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