Garcia seeks stricter measures against sexual harassment of farm workers

During a recent interview, Garcia said the problem of sexual harassment exists in many settings, including inside the Capitol.

Most recently, Garcia and his colleagues have been attempting to increase protections available to farm workers.

“We have been reviewing the laws that exist to protect farm workers. Before the #MeToo Movement, led by women at the national level, thousands and thousands of farm workers have suffered this problem,” he said.

District expansion expected to improve healthcare access in the east valley

Assembly Bill 2414, which was proposed by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on September 21, 2016, required the district's board of directors to submit an application for the district's eastward expansion.

"The assembly bill plays a huge part,” said Schultz, who described the bill as a necessary step to make the long-standing effort of expanding services to the East Valley a reality.

'Read With Me' celebrates legal milestone

It was a beautiful morning for a special event called "Transportation to Literacy" held recently at Mecca Elementary school. The attendees were politicians, volunteers, teachers, principals, students and representatives from the non-profit Read With Me Volunteers. And they were there to celebrate the passing of special transportation bill AB 1453 thanks to the efforts of District 56 Assembly member Eduardo Garcia.

Ruiz, Garcia and other politicians champion the expansion of DHS Internet access

In August, the company(Frontier) — which is also benefiting from state funding — celebrated the deployment of free public Wi-Fi and computer lab renovations at the Villa Hermosa Apartments, an eastern Coachella Valley farmworker family housing complex, with Democratic Assembly member Eduardo Garcia and the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition.

Merced's Gray lauded for efforts on reform to ADA lawsuits

A Sacramento-based group awarded Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced, the Civil Justice Leadership Award on Wednesday for legislation he has pushed related to predatory lawsuits regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, an issue brought to light by a Merced Sun-Star and Modesto Bee special report last year.

Civil Justice Association of California, which works in the court system to reduce unwarranted and excessive litigation, praised Gray. The group works with many politicians in Sacramento and President Kim Stone called Gray "one of the good ones."

Garcia Gives Legislative Update on KXO Radio

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia recently joined the Imperial Valley's Favorite Voice Carroll Buckley of KXO Radio for a legislative update where he outlined his legislative package which will bring environmental and economic relief to both the Coachella Valley and Imperial Valley.

Ley firmada por gobernador de California busca combatir el abuso infantil - Hoy

Al menos 216 casos diarios de abuso o negligencia infantil, se reportaron en el 2014 a lo largo del estado de California. En total la cifra ascendió a 79,000, donde casi la mitad de los afectados fueron niños de cinco años o menores, según un estudio de la Universidad de California en Berkeley.

A fin de identificar estos casos a tiempo y darle tratamiento a las víctimas, el gobernador Jerry Brown firmó la iniciativa de ley AB1207, medida presentada por la asambleísta Patty López, representante del Distrito 39.

Get to Know a Freshman: Eduardo Garcia (VIDEO)

Nearly a third of the 2015-2016 California Legislature are first-term members. In this occasional series, The Bee introduces you to Sacramento’s newest lawmakers.

Kids who dream of becoming astronauts or professional athletes rarely see those aspirations realized. Eduardo Garcia wasn’t yet 30 when his came true.