Press Release

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

(Richmond, CA) - News conference with Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond), State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and local school officials as they discuss the new Early Intervention Attendance Grant Program, which provides grants to schools seeking to reduce attendance problems for K-3 students.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Thurmond, Torlakson Highlighted $35 Million to Combat Chronic Absenteeism in Schools

Thurmond’s Bill AB 1014 Generates $35 Million for Schools

Friday, July 21, 2017

Sacramento – AB 1502 authored, by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond, (D- Richmond) increases access to free and reduced lunches for students. The bill was signed by Governor Brown today.   

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

School Employee Housing Bill Passes Senate Education Committee

Monday, July 10, 2017

Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D – Richmond) Issues the following statement regarding his decision to pull his bill rom the Senate Business, Professional, and Economic Development Committee hearing this afternoon:

Sunday, July 9, 2017

After a string of recent deaths, NBC News’ Kate Snow explores the risks associated with sedation in dental offices. A growing chorus of advocates including pediatricians and lawmakers are calling for change.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Overtime Worker Protection Legislation Passes Senate Labor Committee