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Speaker Rivas Champions Historic Effort to Increase Health Care Worker Minimum Wage

"Health care workers take care of us in our most difficult moments. This historic investment ensures they are fairly compensated and recognizes their enormous value, while also helping address hospital staffing shortages statewide. It also sets the highest state minimum wage for health care workers in the country, at $25 an hour.

California delivers multimillion-dollar aid to distressed hospitals

SACRAMENTO, CA— Two struggling hospitals in Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas’ district will receive immediate, multimillion-dollar financial assistance from the state, the result of an urgent and coordinated effort to bolster distressed hospitals operations and improve regional hea