Assemblymember Rivas Sworn into Assembly
(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister), comes to the State Assembly after having served two terms on the San Benito County Board of Supervisors. Over his county career, Rivas has advocated for affordable housing, LGBQT equality, improved roadways, and local higher education. He attended Gavilan College and Sacramento State for undergraduate school and went on to San Jose State University for graduate school. Prior to serving as county supervisor, Rivas worked in staff positions for Assemblymembers Simon Salinas and Anna Caballero. He has also worked as a lecturer at Gavilan College and a paid call firefighter in Hollister. Watch this Assembly Access video for more details.