In The News

Aug 28
Minimum wage hike and immigrant work permits among 100 bills shelved in Sacramento | 08/28/2015
State lawmakers on Thursday shelved some 100 bills for the year, including proposals that would have raised the minimum wage, banned oil drilling off the coast and provided work permits to...
Aug 28
California Democrats refuse to audit Planned Parenthood in wake of baby parts scandal | 08/28/2015
Unlike over a dozen other states, California is resisting calls to investigate Planned Parenthood. On Monday, Democrats in the Golden State's Joint Legislative Audit Committee rejected a request,...

Press Releases

Aug 27
Anti-Corruption Measure Killed by the Senate Appropriations Committee | 08/27/2015
SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, announced today her bill, Assembly Bill 289, to provide whistleblower protection to legislative staff and root out...
Aug 25
Democrats Kill Planned Parenthood Audit Proposed by Assemblywoman Melendez | 08/25/2015
Sacramento – Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, request for a state audit of Planned Parenthood to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) failed on a party line vote...


Dec 01
Assemblywoman Melendez on the Hidden Gas Tax | 12/01/2014

Assemblywoman Melendez speaks out against the hidden gas tax.

May 28
Asm. Melendez Remarks on Solitary Confinement. | 05/28/2014

Asm. Melendez Remarks on Solitary Confinement.