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.
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
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.
Legislature Passes Assembly Bill 86, the Safe Schools for All Plan
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) announced today legislation that will ensure immigrant children are protected while in foster care.
SACRAMENTO – In a bipartisan effort, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) announced today Assembly Bill 584, which establishes a pilot program within the Department of Transportation to allow diary truck operators to increase the size of the weight limit of raw milk during each haul if the vehicles use renewable fuels.
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Auditor’s Office released “Homelessness in California: The State’s Uncoordinated Approach to Addressing Homelessness Has Hampered the Effectiveness of Its Efforts,” a report that was requested by Assemblymembers Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens)
Approaching the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, roughly 95% of all California waterways remain impaired