Press Releases

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Sacramento – California is one of just six states lacking an integrated education data system that spans across levels of education and into the workforce. California’s existing data systems are disconnected and operate independently, meaning policymakers are unable to monitor student success across segments and answer critical questions about state progress towards educational attainment and workforce goals.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Sacramento – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) was awarded the Vision for Success Policy Leadership Award by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors for her work reforming remedial education and removing a significant obstacle to student success.

Monday, March 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Every year, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus sponsors the annual “Woman of the Year” celebration as part of Women’s History Month.  This year, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) named Monique Garcia as her 2019 Woman of the Year.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

SACRAMENTO - AB 523 was introduced by Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) in response to the continued misuse of geo-location data of mobile phone subscribers. Investigations and media reports over the last year have chronicled how large mobile telecommunications providers have sold protected geo-location data of their subscribers to vendors, which was subsequently repackaged and sold to bounty hunters, bail bondsmen, and any member of the public willing to pay a nominal fee.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) introduced Assembly Bill 645, a bill to reduce firearm related suicides.

Friday, February 1, 2019

SACRAMENTO – On the same week that the State Assembly adjourned in the memory of the Borderline shooting victims, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) introduced a package of bills that will help keep firearms out of the hands of people who pose a threat to themselves or others.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

SACRAMENTO — “When I requested this audit last year, I trusted that the state auditor would conduct a rigorous investigation, and the auditor’s discoveries reveal clear problems, as well as clear solutions,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs. “Through inattention and neglect, the residents of California’s veterans’ homes have been shortchanged in a process that has allowed these properties, which are supposed to be exclusively for the benefit of veterans, to be exploited.