Lorena Gonzalez

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Lorena Gonzalez said : “Reducing the budget of the Seattle Police Department is a response to the calls for advocating for racial justice and investments in BIPOC communities,” External link

eastidahonews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : “What we can do is allow our police to focus on what they are trained to do and fund service providers addressing the more complex issues of housing, substance use disorder, youth violence prevention, affordable healthcare, and more,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Reducing the budget of the Seattle Police Department is a response to the calls for advocating for racial justice and investments in BIPOC communities," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Today, the court sided with the People of California. I'm thankful to our Attorney General and city attorneys for demanding justice for the hundreds of thousands of rideshare drivers in California," External link

mynews13 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’ve watched in horror as rubber bullets and tear gas have been used on protesters exercising their First Amendment rights, causing serious life-threatening injuries,” “It’s time that we have a statewide standard on these uses of force, and ensure police officers are not endangering the lives of individuals who pose no threat to others” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, August 7, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We're making a choice here to invest in the outreach services that have shown greater success in moving people out of encampments," External link

kiro7 Friday, August 7, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The mayor paints a picture that the council is interested in eliminating diverse recruits, and that those would be the first to go. The mayor's assertion that there is no way to avoid laying off diverse recruits is simply untrue," External link

seattlepi Friday, August 7, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez : "The simple fact is the mayor does not like our plan. She has a strong ideological opposition to our plan. The mayor does not agree with City Council and the people of Seattle a majority of the people of Seattle who believe that we need to substantially reduce the size and scope of the police department. As a result, she is spreading misinformation and fear about what the council intends to do, in order to undermine our genuine efforts to transform community safety in our city" External link

patch Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Over 140,000 Latinos in California have tested positive for COVID-19 and over 3,000 have died — numbers grossly disproportionate to the population and make up the majority of our state’s low-wage workers,” External link

fox5sandiego Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Look at who is contracting and dying from Covid right now. It started in affluent areas, but it quickly, quickly, revealed race-based disparities,” “It’s those in the lowest paying service positions, those living in cramped living quarters, who are getting Covid at the highest rates” External link

guardian Friday, July 31, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It was so clear that we as a community were being used as scapegoats. It was really personal” External link

guardian Friday, July 31, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “A high school diploma represents 13 years of hard work and dedication by a student. This achievement should not be denied to a student because an unprecedented pandemic interrupted the final few months of that student’s journey,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The current public safety model does not produce safety for black, Indigenous, and brown people,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, July 10, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “What we have found is there is no standard use for these projectiles and the use of those by police,” External link

foxcarolina Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “What we have found is there is no standard use for these projectiles and the use of those by police,” External link

cbs46 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “No one who is simply exercising their right to protest should face possible injury or death because officers are indiscriminately firing rubber bullets into a crowd,” “Breaking a city-imposed curfew is not a sufficient basis for use of rubber bullets. Crowd control where there is no rioting is not proper grounds to use rubber bullets. It is past time for the state of California to set clear standards on when and how these bullets are used by law enforcement” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, June 5, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Cheerleaders are athletes, and it’s time the CIF recognizes competition cheer as an official sport,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “In one facility in Riverside County, employees had to walk for seven minutes to the nearest restroom, leading many to forgo bathroom breaks rather than face penalties for the time-off-task and subsequent termination,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “In one facility in Riverside County, employees had to walk for seven minutes to the nearest restroom, leading many to forgo bathroom breaks rather than face penalties for the time-off-task and subsequent termination,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It’s rare that I feel so powerless to change something in my community and my district,” External link

utsandiego Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We know this crisis has put the unsheltered at special risk and it has decimated the local tourism economy,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We want to make sure people who go see a doctor and who are told to stay home actually do that,” “In times of flu or anytime or coronavirus, people shouldn’t have to choose between paying the rent and doing what’s right for the community. We have got to start thinking about job protections for individuals who are sick” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For every issue that I care about, from immigration to income inequality, health care, she’s right on the policies – and she’s got an actual plan to make it happen,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For every issue that I care about, from immigration to income inequality, health care, she’s right on the policies – and she’s got an actual plan to make it happen,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “a lot of people shell-shocked,” External link

utsandiego Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We probably, more than our constituents, have a more up-close look at the candidates,” “Our access to the information is just at a different level” External link

utsandiego Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’re like, ‘Um, they’re our family and friends and constituents,’” “He didn’t realize where we live and operate” External link

utsandiego Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “a lot of people shell-shocked,” External link

utsandiego Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We probably, more than our constituents have a more up-close look at the candidates,” “Our access to the information is just at a different level” External link

utsandiego Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’re like, ‘Um, they’re our family and friends and constituents,’” “He didn’t realize where we live and operate” External link

utsandiego Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “If we can create a way in which we can improve and increase the stock for affordable and very affordable and at the same time increase the density of market rate, I think it’s a win-win,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It’s a carrot approach that San Diego reverted to a few years ago and has drastically increased the number of permits that are being pulled and asked for,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “If we can create a way in which we can improve and increase the stock for affordable and very affordable and at the same time increase the density of market rate, I think it’s a win-win,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It’s a carrot approach that San Diego reverted to a few years ago and has drastically increased the number of permits that are being pulled and asked for,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We need to treat humans in an equal fashion when we’re allowing a developer to benefit from utilizing density bonuses,” “People can learn to live together. It’s a good thing. We can avoid the idea of segregated housing by coming out and saying this won’t be acceptable” External link

utsandiego Monday, February 17, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 7, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 7, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

wcfcourier Friday, February 7, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

dailyjournal Friday, February 7, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

wivb Friday, February 7, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

wftv Friday, February 7, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

timesdaily Friday, February 7, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

tribtown Friday, February 7, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "So-called 'virginity testing' is a form of violence and harassment against young girls and women," External link

Stuff Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says : “I think the biggest misconception is it prevents people from operating as an individual small business,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I feel for anyone who has lost income,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We know they had problems already that has nothing to do with AB 5,” “I don’t want to minimize anyone’s position, but we have allowed industry to go too far in some instances. Reeling them back is probably a good thing” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We always knew we would have to come back and provide some clarity on musicians,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The bill is not going away,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We have an epidemic of big money in our elections, and this step helps to address the appearance and risk of corruption in our local elections," "Essentially, this legislation closes a loophole that previously allowed foreign persons to use their ownership in a corporation to influence political activity," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "There's something very 1890s and a little outdated about trying to check a woman's chastity," "It's a procedure where a doctor goes in and checks and sees if a woman's hymen (is) still intact" External link

abcactionnews Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "This is not a medical procedure that most doctors believe has any value, so we want to ban it," External link

abcactionnews Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "It's time that we show young girls and women the respect that they deserve, and that's not to test them for their chastity," External link

abcactionnews Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “My door is always open for all workers and businesses affected by the new law,” External link

wired Friday, January 10, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "This is not a medical procedure that most doctors believe has any value, so we want to ban it," External link

foxcarolina Friday, January 10, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “What we are doing here is addressing corruption and the appearance and perception of corruption in our elections, and that is a worthy challenge to take up as a City Council,” External link

thehill Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : “This year, thanks to the support of our governor, we were able to finally repeal the sales tax on children’s diapers — saving the average family $100 a year per child in diaper taxes,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “They have utilized every strategy from seeking exceptions, to declaring the bill doesn’t effect them, to now creating a new business model that they said was not achievable,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient," External link

voanews Sunday, January 5, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Something is wrong with the way that we have allowed these companies to operate," External link

npr Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : "This year, thanks to the support of our governor, we were able to finally repeal the sales tax on children’s diapers — saving the average family $100 a year per child in diaper taxes. Now we work toward making this tax repeal permanent," External link

fox5sandiego Friday, January 3, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 31, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Right now, businesses are reporting high economic growth and those at the top are wealthier than they’ve ever been,” External link

utsandiego Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

wishtv Tuesday, December 31, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “the one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient. In the meantime, Uber chief executives will continue to become billionaires while too many of their drivers are forced to sleep in their cars” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 31, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "First, Uber sought not only an exemption from AB 5 but from all California labor laws," "Then, they said they wouldn't abide by AB 5 anyway. Then, they said AB 5 didn't apply to them because they weren't a transportation company. Then, they said they would create a ballot initiative to exempt themselves from AB 5. And now Uber is in court bizarrely trying to say AB 5 is unconstitutional" External link

nwitimes Tuesday, December 31, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "First, Uber sought not only an exemption from AB 5 but from all California labor laws," "Then, they said they wouldn't abide by AB 5 anyway. Then, they said AB 5 didn't apply to them because they weren't a transportation company. Then, they said they would create a ballot initiative to exempt themselves from AB 5. And now Uber is in court bizarrely trying to say AB 5 is unconstitutional" External link

lacrossetribune Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

wcfcourier Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient," External link

startribune Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

timesdaily Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

wftv Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “With billions of dollars of new taxpayer costs being proposed through new legislation every year, the Appropriations Committee considers the merits of hundreds of bills—including some very good ideas—before making very hard decisions about the fiscal priorities of our state,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, December 25, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez wrote : “When workers are misclassified, they are denied basic workplace protections all other employees enjoy in California,” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, December 20, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : “We believed writing for the same publication on average once a week constituted part-time employment and offered to set the cap at half that amount. Over the course of negotiations with stakeholders, we compromised on 35 submissions,” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, December 20, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “With billions of dollars of new taxpayer costs being proposed through new legislation every year, the Appropriations Committee considers the merits of hundreds of bills before making very hard decisions about the fiscal priorities of our state,” External link

amren Wednesday, December 18, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about Elizabeth Warren ) : "The Latino vote hasn't had the chance to learn everything we know about Elizabeth Warren," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “have lost faith that their vote even counts at all when we have a super-PAC system like the one we do now,” “I do believe that people in Seattle want to see big money out of politics” External link

seattletimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, November 17, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 15, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

usaToday Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Voters saw through the smoke and mirrors,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Women who work as janitors are almost exclusively immigrants who don’t speak English,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, November 5, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “With Amazon fighting all of us, it’s not about whether you’re a Democrat or a socialist,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez asked ( about Team ) : “Does it make sense for us, in the context of the overarching conversation we’re having about the Navigation Team, to once again go down the path of expanding it?” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 18, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 14, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 14, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here," External link

philly Monday, October 14, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 14, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I was asked about it and didn’t know, that’s never comfortable,” External link

politico Monday, October 14, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “taxpayers are paying $195,000 for a director of citywide mobility operations and we want to know and have a sense of confidence that we’re getting what we’re paying for” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about Elizabeth Warren ) : “My kids deserve to live in Elizabeth Warren’s America,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’re notoriously late to the party,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We were all part of that first generation who had access to opportunity,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “There’s no set standard and there’s things that change constantly,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 6, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “One of the problems in California has been catching up what we had allowed to flourish,” “They did a good job of cropping up and expanding very quickly, creating a situation where it was tough for the legislature to come in and regulate” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 6, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “When we say ‘representation matters,’ it’s not just a number on a piece of paper or a statistic being tracked by political nerds,” “It’s because you bring to government perspectives that were never prioritized” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 23, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “with an eye toward making sure our rules were family friendly,” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 23, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I’m not going to lie — I did have a moment when I wondered whether I was going to be able to define myself based on who I am and not based on simply being a mom,” “I’ve only ever defined myself as a professional woman who’s strong and a workaholic” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 23, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "I think he's still trying to figure out how to be a more activist governor than the last governor, but in a way that makes sense," External link

thehill Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Today, we are disrupting the status quo and taking a bold step forward to rebuild our middle class and reshape the future of workers as we know it,” “As one of the strongest economies in the world, California is now setting the global standard for worker protections for other states and countries to follow” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “While I personally disagree with this delay, I’m willing to allow the newspaper industry the additional year to comply if it means those delivery drivers and nearly a million other misclassified workers are provided the minimum wage, benefits and workplace rights of Assembly Bill 5,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez indiqué : "On ne peut pas rester sans rien faire alors que ces entreprises font payer aux contribuables californiens et aux entreprises responsables leurs charges et privent des millions de travailleurs des protections du droit du travail auxquelles ils ont droit" External link

challenges Friday, September 13, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California’s taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labor law protections that they are rightfully entitled to,” External link

tribune Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California's taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labour law protections that they are rightfully entitled to,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez indiqué : "On ne peut pas rester sans rien faire alors que ces entreprises font payer aux contribuables californiens et aux entreprises responsables leurs charges et privent des millions de travailleurs des protections du droit du travail auxquelles ils ont droit" External link

sudouest Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “This isn’t perfect, but I think this goes a long way to protecting workers, legitimate small businesses, legitimate businesses that play by the rules, and we as taxpayers that have to clean up the mess when these businesses don’t provide enough for their workers,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California's taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labor law protections that they are rightfully entitled to," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez indiqué : "On ne peut pas rester sans rien faire alors que ces entreprises font payer aux contribuables californiens et aux entreprises responsables leurs charges et privent des millions de travailleurs des protections du droit du travail auxquelles ils ont droit" External link

tv5 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The State Senate made it clear: Your business cannot game the system by misclassifying its workers,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California's taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labor law protections that they are rightfully entitled to," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says : "What they'd like is to say, basically, if you're hired through an app that there's something different ... and maybe some of the laws should apply but a lot of the laws shouldn't, and I think that's ridiculous," "It's dangerous to say if you're hired through an app, you're somehow different because pretty soon we'll all be hired through an app" External link

npr Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "There's been a real change in attitudes about how we treat animals," External link

sentinelsource Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "In some ways, it's appropriate for it to happen in California. We created the problem. Big tech is the reason we've been successful in so many ways, but it's also the reason we have enormous and growing income inequality, homelessness and other problems in California," "It's not about the future of work. It's about the future of workers," External link

thehill Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about California Chamber ) : “In some ways, it’s appropriate for it to happen in California. We created the problem. Big tech is the reason we’ve been successful in so many ways, but it’s also the reason we have enormous and growing income inequality, homelessness and other problems in California,” “It’s not about the future of work, it’s about the future of workers,” External link

thehill Monday, September 2, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Workers would have to sue for enforcement, and that’s not a very practical way to enforce rights. We thought it would be practical to take the Dynamex decision, to codify it into law rather than have five or ten years of lawsuits,” “We’re in this new economy, this tech economy, but in reality it’s work” External link

thehill Monday, September 2, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I think we’re probably approaching it from different angles. I think he’s been pretty public about wanting a compromise,” External link

thehill Monday, September 2, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez wrote : “Billionaires who say they can’t pay minimum wages to their workers say they will spend tens of millions to avoid labour laws. Just pay your damn workers!” External link

siliconrepublic Friday, August 30, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez wrote : “Billionaires who say they can’t pay minimum wages to their workers say they will spend tens of millions to avoid labour laws. Just pay your damn workers!” External link

siliconrepublic Friday, August 30, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about Labor ) : “We have to ensure that workers who are doing the work today are paid and treated fairly under California labor law,” “Labor laws should be technology neutral” External link

utsandiego Friday, August 30, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “That’s not fair to workers and that’s not fair to companies who are confused about the law,” “And so that’s why we need to codify it into state law” External link

utsandiego Friday, August 30, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “That is an argument we’ve heard for generations from employers,” “They (Uber and Lyft) went public and a lot of people became billionaires and hundred-millionaires and then they turn around and say they can’t pay their drivers a minimum wage” External link

utsandiego Friday, August 30, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT



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présidente1.41%FR10/16/201716/10/2017
demócrata1.41%ES03/09/201709/03/2017
councilwoman56.34%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
concejal de seattle1.41%ES02/16/201716/02/2017
king1.41%EN11/25/201625/11/2016
member12.68%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
lawyer12.68%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
author1.41%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
chairwoman2.82%EN08/19/201619/08/2016
chairwoman of the committee1.41%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
director5.63%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
teacher1.41%EN02/07/201407/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Lorena GonzalezEN83.11%
Lorena GonzalezFR9.78%
Lorena GonzálezEN5.78%
Lorena GonzálezES0.89%
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Lorena Gonzalez said : “Reducing the budget of the Seattle Police Department is a response to the calls for advocating for racial justice and investments in BIPOC communities,” External link

eastidahonews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : “What we can do is allow our police to focus on what they are trained to do and fund service providers addressing the more complex issues of housing, substance use disorder, youth violence prevention, affordable healthcare, and more,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Reducing the budget of the Seattle Police Department is a response to the calls for advocating for racial justice and investments in BIPOC communities," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Today, the court sided with the People of California. I'm thankful to our Attorney General and city attorneys for demanding justice for the hundreds of thousands of rideshare drivers in California," External link

mynews13 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’ve watched in horror as rubber bullets and tear gas have been used on protesters exercising their First Amendment rights, causing serious life-threatening injuries,” “It’s time that we have a statewide standard on these uses of force, and ensure police officers are not endangering the lives of individuals who pose no threat to others” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, August 7, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We're making a choice here to invest in the outreach services that have shown greater success in moving people out of encampments," External link

kiro7 Friday, August 7, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The mayor paints a picture that the council is interested in eliminating diverse recruits, and that those would be the first to go. The mayor's assertion that there is no way to avoid laying off diverse recruits is simply untrue," External link

seattlepi Friday, August 7, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez : "The simple fact is the mayor does not like our plan. She has a strong ideological opposition to our plan. The mayor does not agree with City Council and the people of Seattle a majority of the people of Seattle who believe that we need to substantially reduce the size and scope of the police department. As a result, she is spreading misinformation and fear about what the council intends to do, in order to undermine our genuine efforts to transform community safety in our city" External link

patch Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Over 140,000 Latinos in California have tested positive for COVID-19 and over 3,000 have died — numbers grossly disproportionate to the population and make up the majority of our state’s low-wage workers,” External link

fox5sandiego Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Look at who is contracting and dying from Covid right now. It started in affluent areas, but it quickly, quickly, revealed race-based disparities,” “It’s those in the lowest paying service positions, those living in cramped living quarters, who are getting Covid at the highest rates” External link

guardian Friday, July 31, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It was so clear that we as a community were being used as scapegoats. It was really personal” External link

guardian Friday, July 31, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “A high school diploma represents 13 years of hard work and dedication by a student. This achievement should not be denied to a student because an unprecedented pandemic interrupted the final few months of that student’s journey,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The current public safety model does not produce safety for black, Indigenous, and brown people,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, July 10, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “What we have found is there is no standard use for these projectiles and the use of those by police,” External link

foxcarolina Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “What we have found is there is no standard use for these projectiles and the use of those by police,” External link

cbs46 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “No one who is simply exercising their right to protest should face possible injury or death because officers are indiscriminately firing rubber bullets into a crowd,” “Breaking a city-imposed curfew is not a sufficient basis for use of rubber bullets. Crowd control where there is no rioting is not proper grounds to use rubber bullets. It is past time for the state of California to set clear standards on when and how these bullets are used by law enforcement” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, June 5, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Cheerleaders are athletes, and it’s time the CIF recognizes competition cheer as an official sport,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “In one facility in Riverside County, employees had to walk for seven minutes to the nearest restroom, leading many to forgo bathroom breaks rather than face penalties for the time-off-task and subsequent termination,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “In one facility in Riverside County, employees had to walk for seven minutes to the nearest restroom, leading many to forgo bathroom breaks rather than face penalties for the time-off-task and subsequent termination,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It’s rare that I feel so powerless to change something in my community and my district,” External link

utsandiego Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We know this crisis has put the unsheltered at special risk and it has decimated the local tourism economy,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We want to make sure people who go see a doctor and who are told to stay home actually do that,” “In times of flu or anytime or coronavirus, people shouldn’t have to choose between paying the rent and doing what’s right for the community. We have got to start thinking about job protections for individuals who are sick” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For every issue that I care about, from immigration to income inequality, health care, she’s right on the policies – and she’s got an actual plan to make it happen,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For every issue that I care about, from immigration to income inequality, health care, she’s right on the policies – and she’s got an actual plan to make it happen,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “a lot of people shell-shocked,” External link

utsandiego Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We probably, more than our constituents, have a more up-close look at the candidates,” “Our access to the information is just at a different level” External link

utsandiego Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’re like, ‘Um, they’re our family and friends and constituents,’” “He didn’t realize where we live and operate” External link

utsandiego Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “a lot of people shell-shocked,” External link

utsandiego Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We probably, more than our constituents have a more up-close look at the candidates,” “Our access to the information is just at a different level” External link

utsandiego Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’re like, ‘Um, they’re our family and friends and constituents,’” “He didn’t realize where we live and operate” External link

utsandiego Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “If we can create a way in which we can improve and increase the stock for affordable and very affordable and at the same time increase the density of market rate, I think it’s a win-win,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It’s a carrot approach that San Diego reverted to a few years ago and has drastically increased the number of permits that are being pulled and asked for,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “If we can create a way in which we can improve and increase the stock for affordable and very affordable and at the same time increase the density of market rate, I think it’s a win-win,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “It’s a carrot approach that San Diego reverted to a few years ago and has drastically increased the number of permits that are being pulled and asked for,” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We need to treat humans in an equal fashion when we’re allowing a developer to benefit from utilizing density bonuses,” “People can learn to live together. It’s a good thing. We can avoid the idea of segregated housing by coming out and saying this won’t be acceptable” External link

utsandiego Monday, February 17, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 7, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 7, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

wcfcourier Friday, February 7, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

dailyjournal Friday, February 7, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

wivb Friday, February 7, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

wftv Friday, February 7, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

timesdaily Friday, February 7, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “For the added stress that has caused anyone, or the feelings of not being heard, I am truly sorry,” “I am direct & straightforward, passionate about workers’ rights and too busy to directly respond to everyone, but I do listen and I care about getting this right” External link

tribtown Friday, February 7, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "So-called 'virginity testing' is a form of violence and harassment against young girls and women," External link

Stuff Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says : “I think the biggest misconception is it prevents people from operating as an individual small business,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I feel for anyone who has lost income,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We know they had problems already that has nothing to do with AB 5,” “I don’t want to minimize anyone’s position, but we have allowed industry to go too far in some instances. Reeling them back is probably a good thing” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We always knew we would have to come back and provide some clarity on musicians,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The bill is not going away,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We have an epidemic of big money in our elections, and this step helps to address the appearance and risk of corruption in our local elections," "Essentially, this legislation closes a loophole that previously allowed foreign persons to use their ownership in a corporation to influence political activity," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "There's something very 1890s and a little outdated about trying to check a woman's chastity," "It's a procedure where a doctor goes in and checks and sees if a woman's hymen (is) still intact" External link

abcactionnews Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "This is not a medical procedure that most doctors believe has any value, so we want to ban it," External link

abcactionnews Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "It's time that we show young girls and women the respect that they deserve, and that's not to test them for their chastity," External link

abcactionnews Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “My door is always open for all workers and businesses affected by the new law,” External link

wired Friday, January 10, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "This is not a medical procedure that most doctors believe has any value, so we want to ban it," External link

foxcarolina Friday, January 10, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “What we are doing here is addressing corruption and the appearance and perception of corruption in our elections, and that is a worthy challenge to take up as a City Council,” External link

thehill Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : “This year, thanks to the support of our governor, we were able to finally repeal the sales tax on children’s diapers — saving the average family $100 a year per child in diaper taxes,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “They have utilized every strategy from seeking exceptions, to declaring the bill doesn’t effect them, to now creating a new business model that they said was not achievable,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient," External link

voanews Sunday, January 5, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Something is wrong with the way that we have allowed these companies to operate," External link

npr Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : "This year, thanks to the support of our governor, we were able to finally repeal the sales tax on children’s diapers — saving the average family $100 a year per child in diaper taxes. Now we work toward making this tax repeal permanent," External link

fox5sandiego Friday, January 3, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 31, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Right now, businesses are reporting high economic growth and those at the top are wealthier than they’ve ever been,” External link

utsandiego Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

wishtv Tuesday, December 31, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “the one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient. In the meantime, Uber chief executives will continue to become billionaires while too many of their drivers are forced to sleep in their cars” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 31, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "First, Uber sought not only an exemption from AB 5 but from all California labor laws," "Then, they said they wouldn't abide by AB 5 anyway. Then, they said AB 5 didn't apply to them because they weren't a transportation company. Then, they said they would create a ballot initiative to exempt themselves from AB 5. And now Uber is in court bizarrely trying to say AB 5 is unconstitutional" External link

nwitimes Tuesday, December 31, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "First, Uber sought not only an exemption from AB 5 but from all California labor laws," "Then, they said they wouldn't abide by AB 5 anyway. Then, they said AB 5 didn't apply to them because they weren't a transportation company. Then, they said they would create a ballot initiative to exempt themselves from AB 5. And now Uber is in court bizarrely trying to say AB 5 is unconstitutional" External link

lacrossetribune Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

wcfcourier Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient," External link

startribune Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

timesdaily Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The one clear thing we know about Uber is they will do anything to try to exempt themselves from state regulations that make us all safer and their driver employees self-sufficient,” External link

wftv Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “With billions of dollars of new taxpayer costs being proposed through new legislation every year, the Appropriations Committee considers the merits of hundreds of bills—including some very good ideas—before making very hard decisions about the fiscal priorities of our state,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, December 25, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez wrote : “When workers are misclassified, they are denied basic workplace protections all other employees enjoy in California,” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, December 20, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez told : “We believed writing for the same publication on average once a week constituted part-time employment and offered to set the cap at half that amount. Over the course of negotiations with stakeholders, we compromised on 35 submissions,” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, December 20, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “With billions of dollars of new taxpayer costs being proposed through new legislation every year, the Appropriations Committee considers the merits of hundreds of bills before making very hard decisions about the fiscal priorities of our state,” External link

amren Wednesday, December 18, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about Elizabeth Warren ) : "The Latino vote hasn't had the chance to learn everything we know about Elizabeth Warren," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “have lost faith that their vote even counts at all when we have a super-PAC system like the one we do now,” “I do believe that people in Seattle want to see big money out of politics” External link

seattletimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, November 17, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 15, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says ( about Julian Castro ) : “We want Castro in the race because he lives like us and represents us, so him being president is secondary to him just being on that stage,” “We should be an example for the nation. We were scapegoated by this president as a way to win the last election. So we want to help galvanize Latinos everywhere to vote” External link

usaToday Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Voters saw through the smoke and mirrors,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Women who work as janitors are almost exclusively immigrants who don’t speak English,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, November 5, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “With Amazon fighting all of us, it’s not about whether you’re a Democrat or a socialist,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez asked ( about Team ) : “Does it make sense for us, in the context of the overarching conversation we’re having about the Navigation Team, to once again go down the path of expanding it?” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 18, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 14, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 14, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here," External link

philly Monday, October 14, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Liability is one of the big unspoken-about issues here,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 14, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I was asked about it and didn’t know, that’s never comfortable,” External link

politico Monday, October 14, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “taxpayers are paying $195,000 for a director of citywide mobility operations and we want to know and have a sense of confidence that we’re getting what we’re paying for” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about Elizabeth Warren ) : “My kids deserve to live in Elizabeth Warren’s America,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We’re notoriously late to the party,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We were all part of that first generation who had access to opportunity,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “There’s no set standard and there’s things that change constantly,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 6, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “One of the problems in California has been catching up what we had allowed to flourish,” “They did a good job of cropping up and expanding very quickly, creating a situation where it was tough for the legislature to come in and regulate” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 6, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “When we say ‘representation matters,’ it’s not just a number on a piece of paper or a statistic being tracked by political nerds,” “It’s because you bring to government perspectives that were never prioritized” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 23, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “with an eye toward making sure our rules were family friendly,” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 23, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I’m not going to lie — I did have a moment when I wondered whether I was going to be able to define myself based on who I am and not based on simply being a mom,” “I’ve only ever defined myself as a professional woman who’s strong and a workaholic” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 23, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "I think he's still trying to figure out how to be a more activist governor than the last governor, but in a way that makes sense," External link

thehill Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Today, we are disrupting the status quo and taking a bold step forward to rebuild our middle class and reshape the future of workers as we know it,” “As one of the strongest economies in the world, California is now setting the global standard for worker protections for other states and countries to follow” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “While I personally disagree with this delay, I’m willing to allow the newspaper industry the additional year to comply if it means those delivery drivers and nearly a million other misclassified workers are provided the minimum wage, benefits and workplace rights of Assembly Bill 5,” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez indiqué : "On ne peut pas rester sans rien faire alors que ces entreprises font payer aux contribuables californiens et aux entreprises responsables leurs charges et privent des millions de travailleurs des protections du droit du travail auxquelles ils ont droit" External link

challenges Friday, September 13, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California’s taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labor law protections that they are rightfully entitled to,” External link

tribune Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California's taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labour law protections that they are rightfully entitled to,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez indiqué : "On ne peut pas rester sans rien faire alors que ces entreprises font payer aux contribuables californiens et aux entreprises responsables leurs charges et privent des millions de travailleurs des protections du droit du travail auxquelles ils ont droit" External link

sudouest Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “This isn’t perfect, but I think this goes a long way to protecting workers, legitimate small businesses, legitimate businesses that play by the rules, and we as taxpayers that have to clean up the mess when these businesses don’t provide enough for their workers,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California's taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labor law protections that they are rightfully entitled to," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez indiqué : "On ne peut pas rester sans rien faire alors que ces entreprises font payer aux contribuables californiens et aux entreprises responsables leurs charges et privent des millions de travailleurs des protections du droit du travail auxquelles ils ont droit" External link

tv5 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “The State Senate made it clear: Your business cannot game the system by misclassifying its workers,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "We cannot sit by while companies pass off their own costs of doing business onto California's taxpayers and responsible businesses, while depriving millions of workers of the labor law protections that they are rightfully entitled to," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez says : "What they'd like is to say, basically, if you're hired through an app that there's something different ... and maybe some of the laws should apply but a lot of the laws shouldn't, and I think that's ridiculous," "It's dangerous to say if you're hired through an app, you're somehow different because pretty soon we'll all be hired through an app" External link

npr Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "There's been a real change in attitudes about how we treat animals," External link

sentinelsource Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : "In some ways, it's appropriate for it to happen in California. We created the problem. Big tech is the reason we've been successful in so many ways, but it's also the reason we have enormous and growing income inequality, homelessness and other problems in California," "It's not about the future of work. It's about the future of workers," External link

thehill Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about California Chamber ) : “In some ways, it’s appropriate for it to happen in California. We created the problem. Big tech is the reason we’ve been successful in so many ways, but it’s also the reason we have enormous and growing income inequality, homelessness and other problems in California,” “It’s not about the future of work, it’s about the future of workers,” External link

thehill Monday, September 2, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “Workers would have to sue for enforcement, and that’s not a very practical way to enforce rights. We thought it would be practical to take the Dynamex decision, to codify it into law rather than have five or ten years of lawsuits,” “We’re in this new economy, this tech economy, but in reality it’s work” External link

thehill Monday, September 2, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “I think we’re probably approaching it from different angles. I think he’s been pretty public about wanting a compromise,” External link

thehill Monday, September 2, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez wrote : “Billionaires who say they can’t pay minimum wages to their workers say they will spend tens of millions to avoid labour laws. Just pay your damn workers!” External link

siliconrepublic Friday, August 30, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez wrote : “Billionaires who say they can’t pay minimum wages to their workers say they will spend tens of millions to avoid labour laws. Just pay your damn workers!” External link

siliconrepublic Friday, August 30, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said ( about Labor ) : “We have to ensure that workers who are doing the work today are paid and treated fairly under California labor law,” “Labor laws should be technology neutral” External link

utsandiego Friday, August 30, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “That’s not fair to workers and that’s not fair to companies who are confused about the law,” “And so that’s why we need to codify it into state law” External link

utsandiego Friday, August 30, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Lorena Gonzalez said : “That is an argument we’ve heard for generations from employers,” “They (Uber and Lyft) went public and a lot of people became billionaires and hundred-millionaires and then they turn around and say they can’t pay their drivers a minimum wage” External link

utsandiego Friday, August 30, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
présidente1.41%FR10/16/201716/10/2017
demócrata1.41%ES03/09/201709/03/2017
councilwoman56.34%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
concejal de seattle1.41%ES02/16/201716/02/2017
king1.41%EN11/25/201625/11/2016
member12.68%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
lawyer12.68%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
author1.41%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
chairwoman2.82%EN08/19/201619/08/2016
chairwoman of the committee1.41%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
director5.63%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
teacher1.41%EN02/07/201407/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Lorena GonzalezEN83.11%
Lorena GonzalezFR9.78%
Lorena GonzálezEN5.78%
Lorena GonzálezES0.89%
Lorena GonzalezES0.44%
Lorena GonzalezPT0.00%


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