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.
AB 3005 Passes with Unanimous Vote out of Assembly Water, Parks & Wildlife Committee
SACRAMENTO - On May 13, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) proudly announced the passage of his Assembly Bill 2954, the Natural and Working Lands Climate Goal Bill, through the Assembly’s Natural Resources Committee. This bill is an important and unique one in helping the State achieve its target of carbon neutrality by 2045, as it would require the California Air Resources Board to identify an overall climate goal for California’s natural and working lands.