Press Releases

Assemblymember Robert Rivas Announces Woman of the Year for Assembly District 30

Monday, June 29, 2020

Cecelia Ponzini of Morgan Hill Honored for her Work with the Edward Boss Prado Foundation 

SALINAS, June 29, 2020On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) announced his selection for Woman of the Year for Assembly District 30, Cecelia Ponzini, of Morgan Hill, California. The award ceremony at the Capitol in Sacramento was postponed indefinitely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, Rivas presented the official Assembly plaque to Ponzini at her home.

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.