Press Release

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Assemblymember Robert Rivas Responds to Governor Newsom’s May Revised Budget, Says Federal Government Must “Step Up” To Help States

Thursday, May 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO - On May 14, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) responded to Governor Newsom’s 2020-21 May Revision budget proposal to the Legislature, pledging to advocate for the 30th Assembly District and calling on the Federal Government to increase its aid to states. The Governor’s proposal responds to the dramatic economic and revenue impacts of COVID-19 and forecasts a $54.3 billion deficit – necessitating painful cuts to state programs, a 10% pay cut for state workers, and the cancellation of new state initiatives. 

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Assemblymember Robert Rivas Applauds State’s Provision of 750K Masks for Agricultural Workers in Monterey County

Friday, May 8, 2020

SACRAMENTO - On May 8, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) applauded news that California has agreed to supply Monterey County with 750,000 procedure masks specifically designated for agricultural workers. This follows weeks of persistent engagement by County and State Officials, and will benefit as many as 25,000 workers over the next 30 days.