Senator Lena Gonzalez and School Board member Megan Kerr to Participate
State and Federal Agencies Offering Financial Help
(Sacramento) – Emergency state and federal assistance is on the way for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Successful Distance Learning Crucial for Students’ Education
(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D - Long Beach) issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year.
Chair of Assembly Education Committee Concerned Not All School Districts
Are Providing Meals and Instruction to Students
WASHINGTON — The economic relief bill Congress is expected to approve this week would provide $1,200 direct payments to many American adults, expand eligibility for unemployment benefits to include actors and gig workers and provide funding for states.
Those provisions are among many just coming to light in a roughly $2.2-trillion package intended to help households and businesses get through the economy’s virtual shutdown as the nation combats the coronavirus outbreak.
Chair of Assembly Education Committee provides answers to frequently Asked questions during COVID-19 pandemic
As a parent, teacher and Chair of the Assembly Education Committee, I would like to share with you frequently asked questions and answers regarding California schools during this crisis:
Senators Gonzalez, Umberg, Asm. O’Donnell Urge Governor Newsom to Expedite Emergency Funds for reopening of the Community Hospital of Long Beach to treat COVID-19 pandemic patients
Chair of Assembly Education Committee Supports Governor’s Call to Pause State and Federal Tests
The Legislature hurriedly approved emergency financial relief to help school districts cope with the costs of the coronavirus on Monday before adjourning for a month to comply with state and federal orders limiting gatherings to stem the spread of the contagion.
California lawmakers set aside up to $1.1 billion Monday for health care needs, homelessness services and school cleaning to help the state deal with crushing costs being brought on by the coronavirus crisis.
Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, said he would carry a bill giving schools more flexibility on how they make up the instructional time lost while they are closed.