Press Releases

Higher Education Town Hall Summary

On Tuesday, May 12, Dr. Brian Jersky, Vivian Malauulu, Dr. Otto W. K. Lee and myself held a telephone town hall on higher education. Below is a summary of our discussion on campus closures, remote learning and reopening plans at CSU Long Beach, Long Beach City College and Los Angeles Harbor College

State Update on Higher Education

O’Donnell Supports Governor’s Friday Gradual Opening of Workplaces

State will start to reopen lower-risk businesses beginning this Friday

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D - Long Beach) issued the following statement in support of the Governor’s remarks that the state will allow lower-risk workplaces to reopen beginning this Friday. 

O’Donnell Statement on Proposal to Start the Next School Year Early

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. 

Assemblymember O'Donnell Telephone Town Hall Recap

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: