Melendez resigns from Assembly caucus position

Melendez resigns from Assembly caucus position

RIVERSIDE – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, resigned from her position as assistant leader of the Assembly’s Republican Caucus and said she could no longer serve alongside its leader, Assemblyman Chad Mayes, R-Yucca Valley, because of his decision to vote to extend the state’s cap-and-trade system. “Californians are struggling to make ends meet and, unfortunately, […]

Assemblywoman Melendez gives legislative update at EWDC luncheon

Assemblywoman Melendez gives legislative update at EWDC luncheon

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (R-67th District) was the keynote speaker at the Lake Elsinore Valley Economic Workforce Development Committee luncheon held Nov. 17 at the Diamond Club at Lake Elsinore Stadium. Melendez gave a brief legislative update and entertained questions and held a conversation with the group. “We lost three seats in the Assembly,” started Melendez, […]

Melendez calls for Veterans Affairs secretary’s resignation

Melendez calls for Veterans Affairs secretary’s resignation

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, has sent a letter to U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald calling for his resignation after comparing veterans’ health care wait times to Disneyland experience. Click Here To View A Copy Of The Official Letter “Words cannot begin to describe how troubling Secretary McDonald’s […]

Melendez’s bill to strengthen supervision of sexually violent predators clears state assembly

Melendez’s bill to strengthen supervision of sexually violent predators clears state assembly

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, announced her bill to strengthen the supervision of sexually violent predators cleared the State Assembly with unanimous support. “The government’s first role is to ensure the safety and security of its citizens,” said Melendez. “We cannot afford to be hasty with the release of sexually violent predators.” Assembly Bill 1906 will require […]

Lawmaker says Hillary Clinton indictment ‘long’ overdue

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside County lawmaker weighed in Friday, Jan. 29 on the email-gate scandal swirling around Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying she believed it was “long past the time for indictment” of the former secretary of state. “Everything about my job in the U.S. Navy was classified,” said Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake […]

Governor’s budget proposal gets modest reviews

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County lawmakers offered a tepid response to the $122.6 billion budget blueprint released by Gov. Jerry Brown, lauding his desire to restrain spending but questioning some of his other goals. “I am pleased the governor continues to demonstrate moderate fiscal restraint in his 2016-17 spending plan,” said Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore), […]