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Salton Sea: A Brief History and Looking Ahead

The current effort by the California Resources Agency is the latest attempt to develop a permanent solution to continued degradation of the environmental values of the Sea.

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Honoring California's Valiant Veterans

Veterans exemplify the best values of our country and have earned our respect and thanks. California is home to nearly two million veterans, more than any other state in the country.

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Supporting California Agriculture

Agriculture is a critical part of our California economy. This $43 billion industry employs over 400,000 people and generates approximately $100 billion in related economic activity.

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Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s Community-Driven Lithium Bill Package Advances from Key Committees as More Lithium Valley Opportunities Come Together for Region

(Sacramento, CA) – On Wednesday, April 20, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) successfully advanced three Lithium Valley legislative proposals out of key Assembly committees. AB 2851, Lithium Valley Office of Development, and AB 2929, Lithium Production Report, passed in the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy, while the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment approved AB 2903, California Workforce Development Board Salton Sea Geothermal Equitable Access Program. These committee victories came as U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm conducted a visit to the Salton Sea region, and upon the heels of Controlled Thermal Resources and Satevolt’s announced plans to build a 54 GWh Gigafactory in Imperial County.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Votes on Early CA Budget Items to Bring Economic Relief to Small Businesses, Open Additional Testing Resources, and Extend COVID-19 Sick Leave

(Sacramento, CA) – On Monday, February 7, the California State Assembly voted to approve important early budget items, including those that would allocate additional pandemic testing resources, bring economic relief to small businesses, and extend COVID-19 sick leave for workers (SB 113, SB 114, SB 115, SB 116 and SB 117). Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) was proud to vote on these urgent pandemic-related action items and has released the following statement: