Press Release

Assemblymember Robert Rivas Responds to Governor Newsom’s 2020 Budget Proposal

Friday, January 10, 2020

 (SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom released his initial budget proposal:

“Governor Newsom’s proposed budget continues California’s commitment to elevate working families and address the real challenges that Californians face every day. With strong and innovative investments to improve access and opportunity, our state can extend a vibrant future to all, while ensuring that we are fiscally responsible.”

Bay Area spillover: Farmworker housing crisis has people sleeping in dining rooms

Thursday, January 9, 2020

WATSONVILLE — Farmworkers Carmella and Antoline live deep in Santa Cruz County, past miles of berry and produce fields, in a single-story ranch house. Duct tape crosses the floorboards, and a stark light bulb illuminates the kitchen and its worn appliances.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Assemblymember Rivas Stands in Strong Support of Housing

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

OAKLAND - Today, a press event in support of SB 50, Assemblymember Rivas (Hollister) delivered the following statement:

First, I want to thank Senator Wiener for leading this important fight... and let’s be honest, I commend him for his relentless... his relentless and unwavering leadership on this bill and really, for his willingness to champion sensible housing policy.

Monday, January 6, 2020
Assemblymember Robert Rivas speaking in support of the Green Deal Legislation
Green New Deal Press Conference gathering
Wednesday, October 30, 2019