Press Releases

Thursday, June 22, 2017

STEM Briefing Will Strategize How to Best Prepare Students for Careers in Technology


Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) Chair of the California State Assembly Select Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education is holding a briefing in San Francisco about preparing children for a career in technology. San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) will make a presentation about their “Computer Science for All Students in SF” program, which reaches all students in SFUSD from pre-kindergarten to twelve grades.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sacramento - Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D – Richmond) Issues the following statement regarding the passage of the 2017-2018 state budget agreement between the State Legislature and Governor Brown.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Sacramento – Assembly Bill 462 authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D- Richmond) allows the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) to assess resources that are geared to reducing unemployment as part of the Mental Health Act.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

AB 261 Gives Student Board Members Preferential Voting Rights

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Sacramento – AB 45 by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D- Richmond) provides financial assistance to school districts seeking to develop rental housing for school employees. AB 45 passed the Assembly this afternoon and heads to the Senate.  

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Sacramento – Over $35 million in funding was awarded to schools via legislation authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond).

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assembly Bill 402 authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) authorizes Cal-OSHA to develop regulations to protect healthcare workers and patients by authorizing the removal of harmful airborne contaminants generated during certain medical procedures at healthcare faci