SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) was elected Vice Chair of the Latino Legislative Caucus by members of the Caucus, an influential entity in the State Legislature comprised of 29 Assemblymembers and Senators.
(Photo from February 2019)
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) released the following statement on the Governor’s veto of Assembly Bill 3005, the Expedited Dam Safety for Silicon Valley Act:
“I am deeply disappointed to see AB 3005 returned with a veto from Governor Newsom.
SACRAMENTO – Tonight, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2043 and AB 2165, two key pieces of the California Farmworker COVID-19 Relief Package by Assemblymember and Chair of the Assembly Agriculture Committee Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella). Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) was also a lead author of AB 2043.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rivas has released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order to phase out gas-powered to zero-emission vehicles by the year 2035 and to phase out fracking:
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) lauded the Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board for their announcement yesterday to create stronger rules for employers in protecting their employees against COVID-19 and preventing further spread of the virus.