(Sacramento, CA) – On Tuesday, March 2, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife, has called a special informational hearing to discuss access to parks and open spaces in California. The hearing will evaluate the state’s outdoor recreational needs, the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and ways to ensure safe and equitable access to parks and open spaces for all.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the California State Legislature approved several measures as part of the COVID-19 relief early budget package to bring immediate assistance to individuals, small businesses, nonprofits and others. These legislative budget actions are part of the Governor and Legislature’s $9.6 billion pandemic emergency relief package and included funding for initiatives Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has championed such as Golden State Stimulus payments, small business grants, farmworker Housing to Harvest program, and childcare assistance.
Lawmakers Advance Climate Action Plan Focused on Disaster Prevention, Equity, and Workforce Development
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – To protect Californians and combat the escalating consequences of climate change, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and Speaker pro Tempore Kevin Mullin (D-South San Francisco) have introduced AB 1500, the Safe Drinking Water, Wildfire Prevention, Drought Preparation, Flood Protection, Extreme Heat Mitigation, and Workforce Development Bond Act of 2022.