Press Releases

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

Assembly Bill 48 Will Provide $15 Billion to Ensure Schools are Safe and Updated

Sacramento - Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom signing Assembly Bill 48:

"AB 48 gives voters the opportunity to support our preschools, K-12, community colleges and universities with a facilities bond measure on the March statewide ballot.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

AB 1505 Will Strengthen Accountability and Oversight of Charter Schools

Sacramento - Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom signing Assembly Bill 1505:

“AB 1505 is a long overdue reform of the state’s charter school law.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Assembly Bill 48 Will Ensure Schools are Safe and Updated

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement on Assembly Bill 48, which will place a $15 billion K-12 through higher education facilities bond on the March 2020 ballot.