Press Release

Monday, December 4, 2017

(Los Angeles) – On Tuesday, Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), Bet Tzedek, and Glaser Weil will co-host a free family preparedness immigration workshop in Los Angeles. Numerous topics will be covered and parents will have the opportunity to consult one-on-one with volunteer attorneys to draft Caregiver Affidavits or to even nominate a possible future guardian for their families.

Monday, December 4, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Earlier today, the Legislature held the first of many hearings examining the impact of the recent catastrophic wildfires in Los Angeles, Napa, Sonoma, and Lake Counties.  The hearing, co-hosted by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Communications and Conveyance, and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), Chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management explored the effectiveness of California’s current public warning systems in the context of these most recent disaste

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

(Sacramento & Los Angeles)–  Over the next two weeks, Assemblymember Miguel Santiago, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Communications and Conveyance and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management will roll out the first set of hearings examining the aftermath of the recent firestorms and the adequacy of the state’s existing emergency alert  and warning capabilities.

Monday, November 13, 2017

(Los Angeles) - Desafortunadamente tragedias motivadas por alguien usando armas de asalto son cada vez más frecuentes y cada día cobran más vidas inocentes. En una parte de un reportaje especial de Univision 34, el Asembleísta estatal Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) habla sobre como él quiere proteger a los residentes de tiroteos masivos como que el ocurido en Las Vegas, Nevada. “Nosotros no pensamos que alguien debe de tener una arma que se usa en guerra” dice Santiago. Más detalles del reportaje de Osvaldo Borraez de Univision, en este video de  Assembly Assets.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Eloy Ortiz Oakley - Sacramento Bee

When Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 19, which will allow California community colleges to promise a tuition-free first year for first-time, full-time students, I joined the cheers of students, parents and the public.

But we should recognize that the struggle to lower the cost of attending college has only begun.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

(Los Angeles) – Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), Senate pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and education supporters gathered at Roosevelt High School to celebrate the signing of Assembly Bill 19 by Governor Jerry Brown. The measure, authored by Assemblymember Santiago and jointly authored by Assemblymembers David Chiu (San Francisco) and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), allows community colleges to waive fees for first time, full time community college students for one year. “Community college changed my life," said Assemblymember Santiago.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

(Los Angeles) – Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) joined community groups at a rally urging the governor to sign Santiago’s Assembly Bill 19. If signed into law, AB 19 would establish the California College Promise to, among other things, waive fees for one academic year for first-time students enrolled in 12 or more semester units.