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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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Imperial Valley Natives Honored by Assemblymember Garcia & CA. Latino Legislative Caucus

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia joined the California Latino Legislative Caucus in honoring two distinguished Imperial Valley natives at this year’s 2015 Latino Spirit Awards. The Latino Spirit Awards were established in 2002 at the State Capitol in Sacramento to coincide the state’s acknowledgement of Cinco de Mayo and to highlight positive role models in our community.

Assembly Approves Garcia’s Coachella Valley Conservancy Bill

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California Assembly approved a bill (AB 1089) today authored by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), which would expand the Coachella Valley Mountain Conservancy governing board and territory, to include the Cities of Indio and Coachella.

UC Riverside’s Farooq appointed to Council of Economic Advisors for California

"I congratulate California State Controller Betty Yee on the quality of the individuals she has appointed to her Council of Economic Advisors. Having Imran Angelov Farooq , Director of UC Riverside's Center for Economic Development & Innovation on the new Economic Council ensures that she will hear viewpoints from a broad geographic perspective.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Supports Two Key Veteran Initiatives

(SACRAMENTO, CA) –– Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella) supported two key veteran initiatives (AB 583 & AB 930) in the Assembly appropriations committee today. AB 930 would authorize the Adjutant General to accept federal funding to supplement the Work for Warriors program.