Releases & Statements

April 05, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair and Vice Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, today announced the Latino Caucus’ 2017 policy priorities and priority legislation.

“The needs, desires and priorities of Latinos mirror those of all Californians,” said Senator Hueso. “They want excellent schools, clean air and water, safe streets, quality health care, and good paying jobs.  Plain and simple, they want what everyone else wants – an equal opportunity to succeed and realize the American Dream.”

April 03, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 11:00 am, California State Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, and Vice Chair, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego), along with other members of the Latino Caucus will hold a media briefing in Room 317 of the California State Capitol.

February 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA — California State Senator and Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) released the following statement in response to the raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement across Southern California:

January 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA -- California State Senator and California Latino Legislative Caucus Chair Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in response to Executive Orders issued by President Donald Trump today on immigration and borders:

January 23, 2017

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Ben Hueso, Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus (CLLC) announced today that the State Senate has overwhelmingly approved Xavier Becerra’s appointment to serve as California’s next Attorney General.

December 05, 2016

Sacramento, CA – The California Latino Legislative Caucus (CLLC) announced today that State Senator Ben Hueso (D-Chula Vista) has been elected to serve as the caucus Chair for the 2017-18 legislative session.  Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) was elected as Vice-Chair.  The CLLC, comprised of a record high 27 State Legislators (5 Senators and 22 Assemblymembers), serves as a forum to develop avenues to empower the Latino community throughout California.

December 01, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California Latino Legislative Caucus today issued the following statement on the appointment of U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra as the newest Attorney General for the State of California:

November 17, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Latino Legislative Caucus issued the following statement on behalf of the Caucus regarding the threats made by President-Elect Trump on mass deportation of immigrants:

September 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, today praised the California State Supreme Court for elevating Jorge Navarrette to Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court, the first Latino to serve in that position.

July 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced today that Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Superintendent-President Long of Beach City College, has been selected to serve as the next Chancellor of the California Community Colleges system. Assemblymember Luis A. Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, issued the following statement: