Press Releases

Thursday, January 7, 2021

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), along with Assembly Members Tasha Boerner Horvath, Wendy Carrillo, Sabrina Cervantes, Sydney Kamlager, Sharon Quirk-Silva, Cristina Garcia, Mike Gipson, Lorena Gonzalez, Ash Kalra, Evan Low, Freddie Rodriguez, Mark Stone, Buffy Wicks, and Senators Ben Allen, Monique Limon, Henry Stern, and Scott Wiener, pushed for a $5 billion funding investment for rental assistance to prevent evictions. The economic impacts of COVID-19 have left many unemployed and with mounting renter debt.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

California Forward (CA FWD), the California Economic Summit network and its partners have long advocated for the need to ensure affordable and high-speed broadband to all Californians.

“Not only is bridging the digital divide an issue of equity, it’s an imperative if we are to provide more Californians with access to job opportunities, tele-medicine, education and much more,” said Micah Weinberg, CEO of CA FWD.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Earlier in the pandemic, California rolled out a COVID-19 relief program for undocumented immigrants in the state. The Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI) program was created to help the immigrant community in the state as the world dealt with the pandemic. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

A new Southern California effort aims to address an inequality spotlighted by the coronavirus pandemic — the digital divide.

Inland entrepreneur Steve PonTell and San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman are bringing together leaders in business, government, technology and other fields to find ways to close the divide.

Monday, December 7, 2020

I am partnering with community organizations to provide critical resources and services throughout Assembly District 53. As always, the office is open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact the office at 213-620-4646 with questions on events or for assistance with state agencies and state programs, such as EDD, DMV, CalFresh, and Medi-Cal.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

(Los Angeles) – Today, Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), elected officials and community leaders held an outdoor, socially-distanced press conference to strongly oppose Exide’s proposed bankruptcy settlement, particularly regarding to the option for Exide to fully abandon its facility in Vernon and all responsibility to clean the environmental damage it has caused. California demands that Exide be held fully accountable for the lead poisoning of the environment and the surrounding residents.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Los Angeles  — El aumento de desempleo y casi la mitad de la población de California preocupada por quedarse sin comida, empujan un proyecto que les podría dar a las personas de bajos recursos hasta $600 en comida.

El asambleísta Miguel Santiago, demócrata de Los Ángeles, introdujo la legislación que proporcionaría seis meses de alimentos de emergencia a los californianos de bajos ingresos que luchan financieramente debido al COVID-19, independientemente del estado migratorio.