I would be honored by your vote

I would be honored by your vote

Dear Neighbor, Every day that I work as your Assemblymember, I am inspired by the dedication, creativity and grit of the people of our East Bay communities. Together, we passed legislation to protect our youth against tobacco, protect women from workplace...
Labor Backs Tony Thurmond’s Re-Election Campaign

Labor Backs Tony Thurmond’s Re-Election Campaign

For Immediate Release March 8, 2016 PRESS RELEASE Working Women and Men Come Together in Support of Assemblymember Tony Thurmond Assemblymember Tony Thurmond announced today that he has been endorsed by every labor organization that has endorsed in the race for...
California Democratic Party Endorses Tony Thurmond

California Democratic Party Endorses Tony Thurmond

For Immediate Release March 1, 2016 PRESS RELEASE Assemblymember Tony Thurmond Endorsed by California Democratic Party Assemblymember Tony Thurmond announced the support of the California Democratic Party today in his campaign for a second term serving the residents...
Congresswoman Barbara Lee endorses Tony!

Congresswoman Barbara Lee endorses Tony!

For immediate release: February 18, 2016 PRESS RELEASE Assemblymember Tony Thurmond starts re-election campaign with big endorsement: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Thurmond pulls nomination papers for re-election bid for Assembly District 15 Assemblymember Tony Thurmond...
Look What We’ve Accomplished Together

Look What We’ve Accomplished Together

Together, we have a voice on the most important issues facing California. With your help, I serve as Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee #1 on Health and Human Services and am a member of the following Assembly committees: Labor and Employment Committee...
Restoring wetlands is a green defense against rising bay

Restoring wetlands is a green defense against rising bay

Tony wrote this for the Mercury News, you can read it in full here.   Climate change will harm people from all nations. But one segment of humanity is on the front lines: the poor. From the increased frequency of mega-storms like the one that devastated the...
We should celebrate Medicare by ensuring it’s solvent

We should celebrate Medicare by ensuring it’s solvent

Oakland Tribune. You can read the piece online here. More than 48 million Americans now have access to health care, thanks to President Lyndon B. Johnson simultaneously signing Medicare and Medicaid into law 50 years ago. The ethos of these landmark programs is stated...