Women of Distinction Nominations

Women of Distinction graphic with rendering of woman's head

Every year, my office identifies exceptional women from our district for my annual "Women of Distinction 70th Assembly District" recognition ceremony. The ceremony coincides with Women's History Month in March.

We are now accepting nominations for community focused and civically engaged women in the district.

Nomination Form +


Thursday, February 20, 2020

Assembly Bill 2687 Will Ensure Funds Are Available to Clean-Up Abandoned Oil Wells

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced Assembly Bill 2687 to dedicate more state revenue to clean up abandoned oil wells within the Long Beach tidelands.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Assemblymember O’Donnell Statement on Proposed 2020-21 Budget

Chair of Assembly Education Committee applauds balanced approach, increased funding for schools

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement Friday on Governor Newsom’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year: 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

More must be done to address gun violence and prevent these tragedies from happening again

(Long Beach) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issued the following statement in response to a tragic shooting at a local Halloween party:

“Last night’s tragedy was a despicable act of violence,” said Assemblymember O’Donnell. “This is further evidence that guns are a problem in our society and we must continue to address gun violence.

Monday, October 21, 2019

O’Donnell helps secures funding for water storage and distribution facilities

(Sacramento) – More water is on the way for Catalina Island following the preliminary approval of $10 million in grant funding from the California Department of Water Resources.

Monday, October 7, 2019

California voters will have a chance to approve $15 billion in bond funding to renovate aging school buildings in the state’s March primary under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Monday.

The measure designates $9 billion for preschool through high school, $2 billion for community colleges, $2 billion for the University of California and $2 billion for California State University.