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Legislation by Asm. Rivas to Protect Farmworkers from Wildfire Smoke Passes Key Committee with Bipartisan Support

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Legislation recently selected as a California Latino Legislative Caucus priority bill

Assembly Ag Committee Chair Robert Rivas Issues Report of Statewide Tour Focused on Resilience & Innovation

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Released for National Ag Day, report details policy solutions to ensure industry’s recovery from COVID-19 & recent wildfires, future competitiveness & sustainability

Assemblymember Robert Rivas Presents 2021 Ag Day Resolution

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Assembly Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing on Farmer Equity Act, Expanding Opportunity for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister), Chair of the Assembly Agriculture Committee, hosted an informational hearing on implementation of the Farmer Equity Act (2017) to explore how the State can better support socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and ensure agriculture is an accessible and profitable profession for the next generation.

Asm. Robert Rivas and Coalition of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Advocates Announce Bond Legislation to Spur Economic Recovery and Combat Climate Change, Food Insecurity

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Assembly Bill 125 will place the Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms and Worker Protection Bond Act before the voters in 2022

Asm. Rivas Names Kathy Zanger Ruiz ‘Woman of the Year’ for Assembly District 30

Monday, March 15, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) named Kathy Zanger Ruiz, lifelong champion of education and a fierce advocate for the empowerment of women, Assembly District 30’s 2021 Woman of the Year. Ruiz was honored as part of the Women’s History Month celebration hosted by the Legislative Women’s Caucus.

Asm. Robert Rivas Applauds Plan to Start Safely Reopening California Schools this Month

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Legislature Passes Assembly Bill 86, the Safe Schools for All Plan

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) released this statement upon the Legislature passing Assembly Bill 86, the Safe Schools for All Plan, which will result in California’s youngest and most high-need students returning to school later this month:

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