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Asm. Robert Rivas Applauds Significant Investments in Budget Agreement for Agriculture, Farmworker Housing, the Environment, and Education

Historic Budget Funds Key Priorities Championed by Rivas

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rivas (D-Salinas) released the following statement on the historic $262.6 billion state budget approved by the California Legislature today. Once signed by the Governor, the budget will go into effect on July 1 and includes expanded funding for a variety of priorities championed by Asm.

Bill to Assist Timely, Expert Completion of Anderson Dam Project in Santa Clara County Heads to Governor’s Desk

AB 271 Passes Out of Senate with Unanimous Support

SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) to protect Silicon Valley and Assembly District 30 from dam failure passed off the Senate Floor this afternoon with a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 39-0. Assembly Bill 271 will assist the earthquake retrofitting and replacement of Anderson Dam located in Morgan Hill.

Key Environmental Legislation Passes Assembly

The 3 bills promote sustainable agriculture, climate resilience & environmental justice

SACRAMENTO – As California recovers from this weekend’s historic heatwave, the State Assembly this week passed three bills by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) to help fight the climate crisis, incentivize sustainable agriculture, and advance environmental justice for all. 

Asm. Robert Rivas Applauds Historic May Revise Budget Proposal

Budget Includes Significant Investments in Programs Championed by Asm. Rivas, Including $531M for Climate Smart Agriculture, $500M for Farmers to Repurpose Drought-impacted Land, and $500M for the Golden State Teacher Grant Program

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revise budget proposal, which makes large investments in the K-12 system:

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