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Assemblymember Robert Rivas Condemns Trump Administration Rollback of California Vehicle Emission Standards

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s illegal decision to revoke California’s authority to combat air pollution from vehicle tailpipe emissions.

Assemblymember Robert Rivas: Farmworker Housing Act of 2019 Approved by Assembly

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

State Legislature Approves Assemblymember Rivas’ Oil Transportation Safety Bill

Friday, September 13, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) –The California State Legislature passed AB 936, authored by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister), which improves the state’s preparedness to protect people and communities from a potential spill of nonfloating oil.

State Legislature Approves Assemblymember Robert Rivas’ Environmental Justice Legislation

Thursday, September 12, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – The California State Legislature has passed two strong environmental justice bills, AB 1252 and AB 1628, authored by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister). The two bills take important steps to assist and empower low-income and minority communities throughout California. The legislation, which enjoyed bi-partisan support, now heads to the Governor for consideration

Legislature Passes Assemblymember Robert Rivas’ Farmworker Housing Act of 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the California Legislature passed AB 1783, legislation introduced by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) to provide quality, dignified housing for farmworkers in California. AB 1783 will now be considered by the Governor. 

“I am proud of my colleagues in the Legislature, who have stood up for the needs of farmworkers and their families,” said Rivas. “This bill will provide the opportunity for children of farmworkers throughout the state to climb out of homelessness and move toward the California dream.”

Assemblymember Rivas Honors Those Killed at the Gilroy Garlic Festival

Monday, August 19, 2019

Assemblymember Robert Rivas Issues Statement Following Mass Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival

Monday, July 29, 2019

(SALINAS) – Today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) responded to the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, July 28, 2019.

“I was devastated to learn about the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival last night. My heart breaks for the families who are suffering because of this outrageous violent attack. This senseless act has left many injured and claimed the lives of three young individuals, including Stephen Romero, who was just six years old.”

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