Press Releases

Friday, March 26, 2021

Theresa Mike, 2021 Woman of the Year

(Sacramento, CA) – As part of Women’s History Month celebrations, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is proud to announce tribal leader and higher education advocate, Theresa Mike, as Woman of the Year for the 56th Assembly District.

 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Celebrate Agriculture Day Banner

(SACRAMENTO, CA) — Yesterday, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) rose to speak in support of Assembly House Resolution 28, which designated today, March 23, as California Agriculture Day. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Resilience,” in recognition of our farmers and farmworkers and their valiant efforts to keep food stocked in grocery stores and on family dining tables during a global pandemic. Garcia has released the following statement in honor of California Agriculture Day 2021:

 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Governor Newsom at 2021 State of the State

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has issued the following response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021 State of the State address:

 

“California’s leadership and determination continues to prevail despite the unprecedented challenges we have faced. I will continue working with our Governor to provide additional relief for residents and small businesses, make sure our region gets our fair share of vaccines, accelerate mass vaccination efforts in vulnerable areas like ours, and continue advancing equitable public policies that not only meet our immediate needs but put forward a strategic vision for our future.”

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

 (Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has issued the following statement regarding the deadly Highway 115 car crash in Imperial County:

Monday, March 1, 2021

Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee

(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. 

 

Monday, February 22, 2021

golden state stimulus graphic

(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.

 

Monday, February 22, 2021

Lawmakers Advance Climate Action Plan Focused on Disaster Prevention, Equity, and Workforce Development

California Capitol

(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.