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Lorena Gonzalez On The Controversy Over Gig Work, Vaccine Bills

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez rallies workers for the passage of Assembly Bil...

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Above: Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez rallies workers for the passage of Assembly Bill 5 she authored that would limit when businesses and companies could classify employees as independent contractors, Aug. 29, 2019.

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San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez joins Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss the contention around two of the bills she authored this legislative session.

Aired: September 17, 2019 | Transcript

San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez is wrapping up another busy legislative session.

Fourteen of the bills she’s authored are awaiting Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature. The highest-profile bills she’s been involved with this session, AB 5, which would transform the gig economy, and SB 276, which tightens vaccine exemptions, have gotten a lot of push back. SB 276 has been signed into law by the governor, while AB 5 hasn't been signed yet.

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She joined Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss the contention around both bills.

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