SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Janet Nguyen announced her legislative bill package today on solutions to address and prevent future oil spills off the shorelines of California. On October 2, 2021, approximately 25,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled into the waters of Huntington Beach and surrounding cities, affecting the community and businesses within our district and all beach cities in Orange County . “Since I found out about the oil spill, I have been first on the scene and working to find solutions, as this is my top priority,” said Assemblymember Janet Nguyen. “I have been on…
  ORANGE COUNTY, CA – Assemblymember Janet Nguyen was recently named one of Orange County’s top 125 influencers for 2021 in an Orange County Register Article. She was nominated due to her success in representing the 72nd Assembly District and her instrumental work in helping thousands of constituents cut through the state’s red tape to resolve their issues with the Employment Development Department (EDD) system. “I am so honored to have been nominated and earned a spot on the Orange County top 125 influencers list,” responded Assemblymember Janet Nguyen to the press conference. “My team and…
  HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – Assemblymember Janet Nguyen sent a letter this morning to Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer encouraging more action in regards to Ms. Latria (Tira) Shanta Hunt, who at a local youth basketball game encouraged her daughter to hit another player.     Ms. Hunt was accused of yelling, “you better hit her for that” after an interaction with an opposing player on the court. Seconds later, after the hit, the 15 years old opponent was on the floor and suffered a concussion.   “As a parent of two elementary school boys, I send my boys to recreational sports…
  HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – Assemblymember Janet Nguyen partnered with the Lestonnac Clinic in Orange and other community non-profits to donate and personally deliver 900 KN95 masks and 500 elastomeric masks to the CEO of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy, Mr. Patrick Brenden. “We now have over 1,000 volunteers on our community beaches helping clean up our shorelines following the oil spill,” said Assemblymember Janet Nguyen. “It is important that we prioritize the health and safety of these volunteers. Clean Up Assessment Teams have been deployed to our areas and are also at other beaches,…
  GARDEN GROVE, CA – Last week, Assemblymember Janet Nguyen partnered with the City of Garden Grove and Mayor Steve Jones to host an Active Threat Training Seminar. “I wanted to thank everyone who attended our event to learn what to do in an active threat situation,” said Assemblymember Janet Nguyen. “I want to also send a special thanks to instructor Paul Peng and Sentri Institute Inc. for the training and for providing our community with lifesaving and valuable information on what to do during an active threat.” Paul Peng owner and founder of Sentri Institute Inc. provided the training for…
  SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Janet Nguyen was appointed by Speaker Anthony Rendon to the Assembly Select Committee on the Orange County Oil Spill. You can view the announcement HERE.   “It has been two weeks of tireless efforts and work trying to get to the bottom of why this spill occurred but the work has just begun,” said Assemblymember Janet Nguyen. “I represent one of the most beautiful shorelines in California and will do whatever it takes to protect it. I have already begun work right here in my District to clean up our beaches and work with the investigators. I look…
  SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Janet Nguyen was joined by Senator Pat Bates in demanding a full investigation by the Office of Pipeline Safety within the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on the recent Orange County Oil Spill. You can view the letter that was sent HERE. “There are still so many unanswered questions,” said Assemblymember Janet Nguyen. “I represent one of the most beautiful stretches of the California coastline and will do whatever it takes to protect it in order for Californians to continue to be able to enjoy it…
  Huntington Beach, CA -- Assemblymember Janet Nguyen had the opportunity to participate in an aerial tour and ground briefing of the oil spill area off the coast of Huntington Beach in Orange County this morning.   “I want to thank US Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Tim McNamara, Captain Kristi Bernstein and State Parks Peace Officer & Superintendent Kevin Pearsall for giving me this opportunity.  Seeing this spill from the air and land has given me a good and clear perspective on the size and scope of the affected areas.” said Assemblymember Janet Nguyen.   “I am very thankful to…
  The 2021 Legislative Session has now come to a close. This year, the California State Legislature introduced more than 2,776 bills and passed 728 bills to the Governor’s office.  The Governor has until October 10, 2021 to sign, approve without signing, or veto these bills.  As your State Assemblymember, it is important for me to make sure you are kept informed on the bills passing through Sacramento.  Below you will find a brief highlight on just some of the many bills I believe are important to bring to your attention that I supported or opposed.  Those that I supported helped solve many…
  SACRAMENTO, CA – Senate Bill (SB) 9 was presented and voted on the Assembly floor today.  It passed with 44-16 votes.  "Despite being fully vaccinated, I recently tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. I have been in quarantine and following the CDC guidelines and all protocols since testing positive and thus unable to be on the Assembly floor today. "It is very disappointing to see that 44 Assemblymembers voted to pass SB 9 that will accelerate duplexes and lot splits in areas zoned for single-family housing. This will have a great impact in my District and Californians across the state…