Start by following @CalMidwives and the author of our bill @AsmAutumnBurke.  You can retweet their messages to the Legislators below or make a new tweet expressing your own opinion.  Please remember to use #AB2682 in your tweets so that we can follow and retweet your support. 

You can tweet to all Senators and Assembly members, whether in your district or not. If you ARE a constituent, be sure to mention that, too.

                                          June Update

AB 2682 passed the Assembly Floor on May 30th.  78 yes votes an 0 no votes!!  Thanks to everyone who called, sent letters, tweeted and met with legislators.

Time to start using social media to target members of the Senate Business and Professions Committee! AB 2682 will likely be heard in this committee on June 25th.  Until June 25th, please tag members of the Senate B&P Committee in your tweets and tag them when you retweet @calmidwives.

B&P Twitter handles are:








June 18, 2018

We must also target Senate Health Committee members until June 27th:










(include these in your tweets)


1    Senator Ted Gaines (001)    @TedGaines
2    Senator Mike McGuire (002)    @ilike_mike
3    Senator Bill Dodd (003)    @BillDoddCA
4    Senator Jim Nielsen (004)     @CASenatorJim
5    Senator Cathleen Galgiani (005)    @SenatorGalgiani
6    Senator Richard Pan (006)    @DrPanMD
7    Senator Steve Glazer (007)  @Steve_Glazer    
8    Senator Tom Berryhill (008)    @TomBerryhill
9    Senator Nancy Skinner (009) @NancySkinnerCA
10    Senator Bob Wieckowski (010)    @BobWieckowskiCA
11    Senator Scott D. Wiener (011)    @Scott_Wiener
12    Sen Anthony Cannella    @AnthonyCannella
13    Senator Jerry Hill (013)     #SenJerryHill
14    Senator Andy Vidak (014)    @SenAndyVidak
15    Senator Jim Beall Jr. (015)    @Jimbealljr
16    Senator Jean Fuller (016)    @JeanFuller
17    Senator Bill Monning (017)    @billmonning
18    Senator Bob Hertzberg (018)    @SenateHertzberg

19    Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (019)    @SenHannahBeth
20    Senator Connie Leyva (020)    @SenatorLeyva
21     Senator Scott Willk (021)  @ScottWilkCA
22    Senator Ed Hernandez (022)    @dredhernandez
23    Senator Mike Morrell (023)    @MikeMorrellGOP
24    Senator Kevin de Leon (024)    @kdeleon
25    Senator Anthony Portantino (025)    @Portantino
26    Senator Ben Allen (026)    @BenAllenCA
27    Senator Henry Stern (027)    @HenrySternCA
28    Senator Jeff Stone (028)      @SenJeffStone
29    Senator Josh Newman (029)    @SenatorNewmanCA
30    Senator Holly Mitchell (030)    @HollyJMitchell
31    Senator Richard Roth (031)    @GeneralRoth
32    Senator Tony Mendoza (032)    @MrTonyMendoza
33    Senator Ricardo Lara (033)    @senricardolara
34    Senator Janet Nguyen (034)     @SenJanetNguyen  
35    Senator Steven Bradford (035)    @SteveBradford
36    Senator Pat Bates (036)    @SenatorPatBates
37    Sen  John Moorlach (0037)   @SenatorMoorlach
38    Senator Joel Anderson (038)    @JoelAndersonCA
39    Senator Toni Atkins (039)    @toniatkins
40    Senator Ben Hueso (040) @BenHueso (inactive)



(include these in your tweets)


Assemblyman Brian Dahle (001) @BrianDahleCA 
Assemblyman Jim Wood (002) @JimWoodAD2 

Assemblyman James Gallagher (003) @J_GallagherAD3 
Assemblyman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (004) @CeciliaAD4
Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (005) @FrankBigelowCA 
Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (006) @KevinKileyCA
Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (007) @AsmKevinMcCarty
Assemblyman Ken Cooley (008) @KenCooley 
Assemblyman Jim Cooper (009) @AsmJimCooper 
Assemblyman Marc Levine (010) @MarcLevine 
Assemblyman Jim Frazier (011)   @AsmFrazier
Assemblyman Heath Flora (012) @HeathFloraCA

Assemblywoman Susan Eggman (013) @SusanEggman, @AsmSusanEggman
Assemblywoman Timothy Grayson (014) @AsmGrayson
Assemblyman Tony Thurmond (015) @TonyThurmond 
Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (016) @CBakerAD16 
Assemblyman David Chiu (017) @DavidChiu 

Assemblyman Rob Bonta (018) @RobBonta 
Assemblyman Phil Ting (019) @PhilTing 
Assemblyman Bill Quirk (020) @Bill_Quirk 

Assemblyman Adam Gray (021)  @AdamGrayCA
Assemblyman Kevin Mullin (022) @kevinmullin 
Assemblyman Jim Patterson (023) @JimPatterson559 
Assemblyman Marc Berman (024) @AsmMarcBerman
Assemblyman Kansen Chu (025) @kansenchu 
Assemblyman Devon Mathis (026) @AD26Mathis

Assemblywoman Ash Kalra (027) @Ash_Kalra
Assemblyman Evan Low (028) @Evan_Low, @AsmEvanLow
Assemblyman Mark Stone (029) @AsmMarkStone 
Assemblywoman Anna Cabalro (030) @AsmCaballero

Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula (031) @drarambulaAD31
Assemblyman Rudy Salas (032) @rudysalasjr 

Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (033)  @JayObernolte
Assemblywoman Vince Fong (034) @vfong

Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (035) @Cunning_Jordan

Assemblyman Tom Lackey (036)  @TomLackey36
Assemblywoman Monique Limon (037) @AsmMoniqueLimon
Assemblyman Dante Acosta (038) @AsmDanteAcosta
Assemblywoman Raul Bocanegra (039) @AsmBocanegra
Assemblyman Marc Steinorth (040) @MarcSteinorth 
Assemblyman Chris Holden (041) @ChrisHoldenNews 
Assemblyman Chad Mayes (042) @ChadMayesCA

Assemblyman Laura Friedman (043) @laurafriedman43
Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin (044) @ASM_Irwin
Assemblyman Matt Dababneh (045) @mattdababneh 
Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian (046) @adrinnazarian

Assemblywoman Eloise Gomez Reyes (047)  @AsmReyes47
Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio (048) @AsmBlancaRubio
Assemblyman Ed Chau (049) @EdChau49 
Assemblyman Richard Bloom (050) @RichardBloom 
Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez (051) @JimmyGomezCA 
Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez (052) @AsmRodriguez52
Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (053) @SantiagoAD53

Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (054) @SebastianMRT
Assemblyman Phillip Chen (055) @PhillipChenCA

Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (056)  @AsmEGarciaAD56 
Assemblyman Ian Calderon (057) @IanAD57

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (058) @AsmGarcia 
Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer (059) @JonesSawyer59
Assemblyman Sabrina Cervantes (060) @AsmCervantes
Assemblyman Jose Medina (061) @AsmJoseMedina
Assemblywoman Autumn Burke (062) @AsmAutumnBurke 

Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (063) @Rendon63rd
Assemblyman Mike Gipson (064) @AsmMikeGipson, @mgipson2014
Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (065) @QuirkSilva65th
Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (066) @AMuratsuchi
Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (067) @asmMelendez 
Assemblyman Steven Choi (068) @DrStevenChoi
Assemblyman Tom Daly (069) District Director: Matthew Hicks @matthicks87 
Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell (070) AsmPatODonnell
Assemblyman Randy Voepel (071) @RandyVoepel
Assemblyman Travis Allen (072) @JoinTravisAllen 

Assemblyman Bill Brough (073) @Bill_Brough 
Assemblyman Matthew Harper (074) @AsmHarper 
Assemblywoman Marie Waldron (075) @StateAssembly75
Assemblyman Rocky Chavez (076) @AsmRocky 
Assemblyman Brian Maienschein (077) @BMaienschein 
Assemblyman Todd Gloria (078) @AsmToddGloria
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (079) @DrShirleyWeber 

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (080) @LorenaAD80



Be sure to acknowledge, thank, and, especially retweet our supporters, especially the hospitals that have become active on twitter with this issue (e.g., search on #AB2682 and retweet).  They LOVE the attention!

Here's a quick start guide to help you start sharing thoughts and links with your representatives. 



Remember to include the representatives' usernames in your tweets


In CA, 9 counties with NO women's reproductive health care. please support increased access to nurse-midwifery care #AB2682


30% of CA counties below national average of women's health care providers. Please support access to midwifery care #AB2682

CNMs are licensed health providers with prescriptive authority in 50 states. Support increased access to #midwives #AB2682


53% of CNMs identify "reproductive care" as main responsibility.  Please support access to #midwives #AB2682


CNM services are a mandated Medicaid benefit.  Please support access to #midwives #AB2682


A graduate degree req'd for entry to midwifery practice as a CNM.  Please support access to #midwives #AB2682


Nurse-midwives for the health of women & families in CA  Please support access to #midwives #AB2682


Statement of ACOG & ACNM: Ob-gyns & CNMs experts TOGETHER.  Support access to #midwives #AB2682


ObGyns & CNMs > collaboration & care with independent providers.  support access to #midwives #AB2682


.@acognews @ACNMmidwives Women's health care choices IMPORTANT!  Support access to #midwives #AB2682 


Quality Care: Respect Trust Professional Responsible Accountable  Support #midwives #AB2682


Birth centers improve care and lower costs.  Please support access to #midwives #AB2682


Nurse-midwives attend over 8% of births in CA. As a constituent, I appreciate your support of #midwives #AB2682


CA has 3 nurse-midwife programs: State Fullerton, San Diego State & UCSF.  support access to #midwives #AB2682 


CA has over 1026 nationally certified nurse-midwives. Please support access to #midwives #AB2682



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