For Lake Elsinore resident and 67th District Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, life is fast-paced and not about to slow down anytime soon. After doing a 10-year stint in the United States Navy where she served as a translator, Melendez, who at one time wanted to be a nurse, started her own transcription business, became a city […]
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, […]
Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, released today, seeks to increase spending on various programs over what was proposed earlier this year, but several Inland Empire lawmakers said the appropriations will only feed bureaucratic pursuits, while others were more optimistic.
According to a press release issued by the office of Governor Jerry Brown, the governor signed the Transportation Bill into law without any fanfare Friday, April 28.
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, […]
SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) recently announced she successfully secured $631,000 in state grant funding to help eliminate homelessness in Riverside County. “As the Democrat-controlled state continues to pilfer tax dollars on pet projects, I’m proud much needed funds are coming to my district to help fight homelessness,” Melendez said. “Limited resources throughout […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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), […]