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Senator Janet Nguyen Appointed to the Key Committee on Higher Education
May 30, 2017
In recognition of her efforts to make higher education accessible, the Senate Rules Committee has appointed Senator Janet Nguyen to serve on the Senate Select Committee on Student Success. As a member of the Select Committee Senator Nguyen will join eight of her colleagues to consider the progress...
Memorial Day Message From Senator Nguyen
May 26, 2017
Today, we pause to pay tribute to our Fallen Heroes, an extraordinary group of individuals who gave of themselves so that you and I can be free.
Senator Janet Nguyen issues statement on Senate Appropriations Committee analysis of Senate Bill 562
May 22, 2017
The Single Payer Health Care System (SB 562) is estimated to cost Californians over $400 billion, according to analysis released today by the Senate Appropriations Committee. This price tag would be $200 billion bigger than the entire state budget! To pay for the program, SB562 shifts the entire...
Senator Janet Nguyen issues statement on Governor Brown's May Revision of Budget
May 11, 2017
Governor Brown’s budget once again misses the mark to protect middle and lower income families. Sadly, the revised budget fails to restore the Middle Class Scholarship, a financial life-line that, in many cases, is the only state funded financial assistance middle class students can apply for...
Senator Janet Nguyen's Statement on the State Auditor's report on the University of California
April 25, 2017
Today the California State Auditor announced that the University of California’s (UC) headquarters hid $175 million from the public while at the same time, UC President Napolitano was demanding more state funds and higher tuition from students. The brazen lack of transparency demonstrated by the UC...
Senator Janet Nguyen's Bill to Save the Middle Class Scholarship Clears Senate Education Committee
April 20, 2017
Senate Bill 326, authored by Senator Janet Nguyen to protect the state’s only scholarship for middle class students from being eliminated from the state budget, cleared the Senate Education Committee. Senator Nguyen introduced SB 326 in response to Governor Brown’s plans to phase out funding for...
Senator Janet Nguyen Commemorates Black April Memorial Month with Senate Floor Presentation and Reception
April 18, 2017
In a continued effort to pay tribute to the many lives lost during the Vietnam War and to raise awareness of the current conditions in Vietnam, Senator Janet Nguyen hosted a presentation on the Senate floor on Monday to present Senate Concurrent Resolution 2 (SCR2), designating April 2017 as Black...
Senator Janet Nguyen And Colleagues Announce Legislation To Aid California's Military Veterans
March 28, 2017
“Our Veterans have served this country bravely and it is only right for us to recognize their contributions and see that when they do come home, they receive the care and assistance they have earned,” said Senator Janet Nguyen.
Following CSU Board Tuition Increase, Senator Janet Nguyen Announces Legislation to Freeze CSU and UC Undergraduate Tuition Rates and Limit Out of State Enrollment
March 22, 2017
Following the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees vote to raise CSU undergraduate tuition fees by five percent, Senator Janet Nguyen has announced the introduction of SB 236. With the goal of combating rising tuition costs and increasing access for California students, SB 236 would...
Senator Janet Nguyen Appointed to Senate Select Committees Focused on Improving Opportunities for Asian Pacific Islanders and Women in the Workplace
March 17, 2017
Senator Janet Nguyen has been appointed to two Senate Select Committees by Senate leadership, one focusing on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs and the other on Women, Work, and Families. Among its many goals, the Senate Select Committee on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs aims to identify ways to...
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State Sen. Nguyen Requests $331 Million Due to Homeowners, Her Office Announces
Long Beach Post - State Senator Janet Nguyen, whose district includes parts of Long Beach, is working with the Senate Republican Caucus in asking...
Senator Nguyen Appears on Fox News to Discuss the Constitutional Amendment Protecting the American Flag on State Funded Universities and Colleges
Fox News - Group of Californian lawmakers working on a bill that that would prohibit publicly funded universities from banning the American flag...
CA Gains the First Vietnamese American State Senator - Janet Nguyen
New America Media - This is the first time the United States has had a state senator of Vietnamese descent. The state's 34th District includes...