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Assemblymember Rivas Introduces “California Farmworker COVID-19 Relief Package”

Joined by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, Rivas calls for urgent action to protect farmworkers and avoid disruptions in food supply 
SALINAS, April 9, 2020 - With California farms facing labor shortages, grocers experiencing empty shelves because of logistical bottlenecks, and many of the state's up to one

Assemblymember Rivas Applauds Legislative Action in Response to COVID-19

(SALINAS, CA) - On March 18, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) applauded critical legislative action taken to combat COVID 19, including a special appropriation for up to $1 billion. These budgetary measures were taken to protect the health and safety of Californians.

Assemblymember Rivas Introduces Legislation to Speed Construction of Anderson Dam Project Bill Would Streamline Permitting Process and Court Review for Critical Earthquake Retrofit

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) has introduced Assembly Bill 3005, the Expedited Dam Safety for Silicon Valley Act, a bill that will expedite the reconstruction of Anderson Dam, located in Morgan Hill. This important legislation will facilitate the speedy and expert construction of the Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project, protecting lives and property from dam failure, reducing flood risk for downstream communities, and restoring capacity of clean, safe drinking water for the region.

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