SACRAMENTO - The California State Senate today passed Sen. Nancy Skinner’s carbon sequestration bill, SB 27, on a vote of 34-4. SB 27, which is co-authored by Assemblymember Robert Rivas, D-Salinas, won bipartisan approval in the State Assembly yesterday on a 75-0 vote.
SACRAMENTO - Asm. Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) joined members of the Legislature, advocates, and community leaders to urge the Legislature’s passage of Assembly Bill 73, the Farmworker Wildfire Smoke Protections Act.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) released the following statement on the tragic passing of Alfred Diaz-Infante, President and CEO of CHISPA, the largest private, nonprofit housing developer based
SACRAMENTO – Today, the Legislature unanimously passed the broadband budget trailer bill, AB/SB 156, to expand broadband fiber infrastructure and increase internet connectivity for rural and urban families and businesse
SACRAMENTO – On Friday, July 9, Governor Newsom signed AB 271 and enacted it into law—capping two years of legislative efforts by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) to ensure the safe, expert, timely seismic retrofit of Anderson Dam in Santa Clara County. Following last week’s official groundbreaking of the
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SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rivas (D-Salinas) issued the following statement in honor of the Anderson Dam Groundbreaking event:
SALINAS – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) and Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) honor Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas (CSVS) as the 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year for their districts.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rivas (D-Salinas) released the following statement on the historic $262.6 billion state budget approved by the California Legislature today. Once signed by the Governor, the budget will go into effect on July 1 and includes expanded funding for a variety of priorities championed by Asm.
SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) to protect Silicon Valley and Assembly District 30 from dam failure passed off the Senate Floor this afternoon with a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 39-0. Assembly Bill 271 will assist the earthquake retrofitting and replacement of Anderson Dam located in Morgan Hill.