Press Releases

Medina, Gonzalez Fletcher, and Bonta Introduce Resolution Encouraging California Dream Act Applications

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymembers Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego), and Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) introduced HR 20, which encourages students to apply for the California Dream Act. Recently, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) announced a significant decrease in California Dream Act Applications, down 40% from last year.

Assemblymember Jose Medina Responds to the UC Fee Increases

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, released the following statement after the University of California Board of Regents voted to increase student tuition:

Medina Appointed to Key Assembly Committees

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, was appointed to several influential Assembly Committees by Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount). Medina will serve on the Transportation Committee, Budget Committee, and Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance. His additional Committee assignments include Accountability and Administrative Review as well as Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media.

Medina Receives Top Marks From Labor and Small Business

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, obtained top scores on legislative scorecards recently released by the California Labor Federation (CLF) and by the California Small Business Association (CSBA).