Press Releases

Statement on Governors 2021 May Revise Budget Proposal

The COVID-19 pandemic changed our way of life and claimed the lives of too many Californians. Today's budget situation, with a surplus unimaginable to many over the past year, does not feel like a reflection of where so many in our state are financially today. This one-time surplus must be spent wisely; both to help those recover from the pandemic and to invest in our future. 


Assemblymember Rodriguez Introduces First Legislation of the Year, Protections for EMS Workers

(Sacramento, CA) - Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) today introduced Assembly Bill 26 and Assembly Bill 27 in his first act of the 2019-2020 Legislative Session, which begins today at the State Capitol. These two pieces of legislation will clarify mental health training requirements enforced by Proposition 11 on California’s private sector EMS workforce and help provide additional safety and protection to the EMS workforce by requiring protective gear be made available to all crews.