SACRAMENTO, CA— Speaker Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) introduced a historic and diverse new leadership team last week, appointing more than two dozen Caucus Members — who bring tremendous expertise and unique lived experiences — to significant positions in the California State Assemb
WATSONVILLE, CA— Today, California State Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the California Department of Water Resources, U.S.
SACRAMENTO, CA— Speaker of the Assembly Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) commends and expresses his gratitude to Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), who on Friday announced plans to not seek re-election after the 2024 legislative year.
SACRAMENTO, CA— Speaker Robert Rivas announced today the formation of a Select Committee on Retail Theft, continuing the Assembly and California’s significant investment in combating the issue.
On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, Housing Action Coalition awarded Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas with their annual Housing Hero Award. At the ceremony, Speaker Rivas expressed his gratitude for the recognition and for Housing Action Coalition’s collaboration in passing and implementing policies to tackle housing costs and underproduction. Having grown up in farmworker housing, the Speaker spoke of the positive impact housing security had on his own upward mobility and conveyed his appreciation for his legislative colleagues’ work to address housing access and affordability.
“As Speaker, my eye is on the future,” Rivas said. “We need to do even more, from creating greater certainty in the post-entitlement permit process to removing barriers to building affordable homes."
SACRAMENTO, CA— Today, Governor Gavin Newsom and Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas followed through on their commitment to urgently accelerate vital flood control and levee upgrades in the Pajaro Valley.
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