Archived News

June 24, 2016
Following His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama’s historic address before a Special Convention of the California State Legislature, Senator Janet Nguyen is calling on all Californians to echo His Holiness' message of kindness by performing random acts of kindness.
April 21, 2016
One year after the death of Erica Alonso, her parents, Isaac and Margarita Alonso, joined California State Senator Janet Nguyen in the Senate’s Public Safety Committee to advocate for SB 1088, a bill inspired by Erica’s case.
April 13, 2016
Senator Janet Nguyen and Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas held a press conference today to announce the introduction of a Senate Constitutional Amendment that would ensure that accused felons are not able to flee the State of California or the country before standing trial.
April 12, 2016
Will be hosting a press conference tomorrow to make an important announcement regarding the case of Vietnamese entertainer Minh Quang Hong (a.k.a Minh Beo). Mr. Hong has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor and is currently being held on $1 million bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday, April 15, 2016.
April 6, 2016
Senator Janet Nguyen is proud to announce that Senate Bill 969, which seeks to allow traditional Vietnamese rice cakes (Bánh Tét/ Bánh Chưng) to be sold at room temperature for up to 24 hours, has been unanimously approved by the Senate Health Committee.
February 25, 2016
Senator Janet Nguyen has joined with three of her Senate colleagues in calling for a $15 million budget appropriation for organizations that provide comprehensive services to victims of human trafficking. Funding would serve over 600 victims a year and would include but not be limited to case...
February 4, 2016
As an advocate for Veterans and Military Families, Senator Janet Nguyen is proud to announce that she has been appointed to the Governor’s Military Council. The Governor's Military Council works to protect and expand the military’s role in national security and California’s economy.
January 27, 2016
In recognition of her lifetime accomplishments and commitment to community service, Senator Janet Nguyen, who represents a portion of Long Beach, introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 102 to rename a bridge in honor of longtime Long Beach resident and Olympic medalist Joan Lind Van Blom...
January 21, 2016
In an effort to assist the families affected by the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino County, Senator Nguyen has introduced Senate Bill 893. SB 893 would ensure that surviving dependents and spouses of the victims of the terror attack have the financial support to obtain an education through California’s higher education system.
January 7, 2016
Senator Janet Nguyen has issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown's 2016-2017 Budget Proposal: