Welcome to the State of California 

Office of Legislative and Governmental Affairs

The Legislative and Governmental Affairs office facilitates, coordinates, and advocates for the development and enactment of legislation in the interest of public health. As a key player in carrying out the California Department of Public Health's mission to protect and advance the health of the people in California, the office assists in the development and refinement of the state's health care laws. The office performs its role through various functions.

Legislative Briefings


Office of Health Equity- August 20, 2015

Personal Belief Exemption - October 26, 2011

Hospital Acquired Infections - December 15, 2011

Drinking Water - January 19, 2012

Chromium 6 Update - March 9, 2012

Office of Health Equity - October 24, 2013

Office of Family Health - November 12, 2013

Office of Quality Performance and Accrediation - December 09, 2013


Staff and Programs List 


Legislative Staff

Monica Wagoner, Deputy Director 
Sheena Nash, Assistant Deputy Director 
Erica Eisenlauer, Legislative Coordinator

Dennis Hall, Legislative Coordinator

Tony Huizar, Legislative Coordinator
Richard Rojas, Legislative Coordinator
Ramona Lujan
Legislative Analyst

LGA Functions

Annual Legislative Summaries

Contact Us

Mailing address: MS 0503, PO Box 997377, Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
Phone: (916) 440-7502  Fax: (916) 440-7505
Physical address: 1615 Capitol Ave., Suite 73.741, 7th Floor

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