Press Release

Friday, May 14, 2021

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Responds to Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 California Budget May Revision

Governor Newsom CA Comeback Plan

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom presented the full scope of his $100 billion California Comeback Plan to the Legislature. Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) commends the Governor on his reimagined 2021-22 California Budget May revision process, which has put forward a groundbreaking investment plan.

 

“Our brighter fiscal outlook allows us to invest in Californians, directing additional COVID-19 relief funding to our most vulnerable as well as addressing long-standing disparities that predate this pandemic. I commend the Governor’s California Comeback Plan, which is reflective of my district’s most urgent concerns such as immediate economic relief, broadband connectivity, affordable housing and homelessness, small business support, education, and the Salton Sea,” said Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia.

 

Monday, May 10, 2021

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia at Salton Sea

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife, applauds Governor Gavin Newsom’s $5.1 billion water infrastructure, drought response, and climate resilience proposal, which includes $220 million for the Salton Sea. The newly announced Salton Sea funding would maximize habitat outcomes and provide immediate economic relief to the community.

 

“The Governor’s new water infrastructure proposal brings big news and potentially big dollars for the Salton Sea. Working in active coordination with the Governor and his administration, we are grateful to have the Governor’s support to ramp up Salton Sea mitigation efforts and excited for this opportunity to build on our progress with an additional $220 million state investment,” said Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia.   

 

Monday, May 3, 2021

Simon Silva

(Sacramento – CA) Today, the California Latino Legislative Caucus announced the names of their 2021 Latino Spirit Awards, and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is proud to congratulate Imperial Valley’s own Simón Silva for receiving the “Achievement in the Arts” award.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Governor Newsom declared a drought emergency in Mendocino and Sonoma counties while announcing actions to mitigate dry conditions and support vulnerable communities. Chair of the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), commends Governor Newsom’s climate change actions and will be inviting the Administration to present at a special committee hearing on May 5 focusing on California drought preparation.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia in Committee Room

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the Assembly Committee on Human Services granted its stamp of approval to Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s (D-Coachella) AB 868, which would establish an Emergency Funeral Expenses Fund for the State of California. 

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Thursday, April 8, 2021

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia presenting on the Assembly floor

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the California State Assembly voted to approve Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s (D-Coachella) AB 726, which would expand the eligibility of the Capital Investment Incentive Program (CIIP) to include opportunities for clean transportation projects. Garcia’s legislation aims to improve upon a program that is used by the County of Imperial to spur economic growth. After today’s success, AB 726 will now advance to the California State Senate.