Press Releases

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.

September 01, 2016

STOCKTON—State Senator Galgiani is pleased to announce the passage of Senate Bill 907 during the waning hours of the legislative session. The measure, which provides homeowners who receive debt reduction on their home mortgages with important state tax relief, had stalled in the Assembly. The bill was revived and passed the Senate Floor in the last two minutes of the legislative session after Galgiani, working with the Senate’s leadership, spent the remaining hours of session personally lobbying for its passage.

August 26, 2016

Senator Galgiani Calls on Governor Jerry Brown to Reconsider Stance on ‘Date Rape’ Drugs, Sign Senate Bill 1182

SACRAMENTO—Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani announced the passage of Senate Bill 1182 by the California Legislature. The bill increases penalties for the possession of “date rape” drugs which cause victims to become completely incapacitated, leaving them with no memory of their assault. The bill now heads to the Governor for reconsideration.


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