Melendez introduces legislation to preserve billions in federal funding

SACRAMENTO –Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) introduced legislation last week, AB 536, designed to protect billions of dollars California currently receives in federal funding. “Sacramento Democrats are jeopardizing hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding to score political points while endangering those they’ve been elected to represent,” said Melendez. “A majority of this funding goes […]

Nominations for Senator Stone’s Veterans Service Awards now being accepted

Nominations are now being accepted from individuals and groups for the 2017 Veterans Service Awards presented by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County). The awards are given annually to 10 military veterans from the 28th Senate District who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help their fellow veterans and members of […]

Council members represent Hemet in Sacramento

HEMET – In January, Mayor Linda Krupa and Councilmember Bonnie Wright were reappointed to their League of California Cities’ Policy Committees in Sacramento. Mayor Krupa serves on the Transportation, Communication & Public Works Committee & the Community Services Committee, while Councilmember Wright serves on the Environmental Quality Committee. Both are integral parts to the League’s […]

Melendez introduces legislation to return billions of dollars back to California’s roads

SACRAMENTO –Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, introduced legislation Wednesday, Feb. 8, AB 351, to restore billions of dollars back to California taxpayers through road improvements. “The Governor and legislative democrats have insisted that raising taxes is the only way we can fund the much needed repairs to our crumbling roads. I am not buying […]

Assembly Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron appointed to committees  

Assembly Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron appointed to committees  

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Member Marie Waldron, (R-Escondido), announced Jan. 20 that she has been named to the following committees for the 2017-2018 session: • Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media, Vice Chair • Assembly Ethics • Health • Local Government, Vice Chair • Assembly Rules • Governmental Organization “It’s great to receive my committee assignments and get to […]

Assemblywoman Melendez responds to Governor Brown’s 2017-18 budget proposal

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez, (R – Lake Elsinore), released the following statement in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed 2017-18 state budget. “I commend the governor for not increasing spending in his proposal,” Melendez said. “However, it is unacceptable that he does not prioritize investing in our roads and paying down our wall […]

California’s Capitol, a state treasure

Working in the Capitol building is a wonderful privilege. The building is much more than just a seat of government; it’s a living museum of California history. California’s state capital was permanently moved to Sacramento in 1854, after temporarily locating in other cities including Vallejo, San Jose and Benicia. The current Capitol building was completed between […]

Serving the 75th Assembly District

Assisting district residents with problems trying to navigate California’s massive bureaucracy is one of my primary responsibilities as your representative in Sacramento. Here’s a review of some of the ways my office has assisted residents over the past year. While my California Capitol office deals largely with legislation and policy issues, my Assembly District office […]

Back to Sacramento

Eighty State Assembly Members and 40 State Senators will begin the new legislative session Jan. 4. Over 2,000 bills are likely to be introduced in the next few weeks. Thankfully, most will not be controversial. With some exceptions, all legislation must be submitted to the Office of Legislative Counsel by Jan. 20 with the final submission date of Feb. 17 for […]

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