News Room

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Chair of Assembly Education Committee Says Summer School Better than an Early Start to Next Year

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D - Long Beach) issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s remarks that the state is considering starting the next school year early. 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Benefits Now Open to Independent Contractors, Self-Employed and Business Owners

Here is the latest news from the California Economic Development Department (EDD):

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Friday, April 17, 2020

Small Businesses

Federal and state government agencies are providing relief for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Federal Assistance:

Under the Economic Injury Disaster Advance Loans Program:

Monday, April 13, 2020

Senator Lena Gonzalez and School Board member Megan Kerr to Participate

Friday, April 3, 2020

State and Federal Agencies Offering Financial Help

(Sacramento) – Emergency state and federal assistance is on the way for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Chair of Assembly Education Committee Concerned Not All School Districts  

Are Providing Meals and Instruction to Students   

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) and colleagues sent a letter to the Governor calling for greater accountability over school districts during the current closures. This is in response to reports that some students are not receiving critical services such as meals and instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic.