(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Yesterday, Governor Newsom signed the California 2020-21 State Budget. Despite pandemic-related fiscal challenges, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is proud to have secured funding for 56th Assembly District priorities, including over $47 million for New River and Salton Sea mitigation projects.
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Reiterates Sense of Urgency as Governor Asks Imperial County to Reinstate Stay-At-Home Orders
(SACRAMENTO, CA) Today, Governor Newsom has asked the County of Imperial to reinstitute their stay-at-home orders. This announcement comes after the California Department of Public Health’s active coordination with County officials and the close monitoring of the County’s increasing coronavirus (COVID-19) positivity rate as well as hospital and testing capacity.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Building upon previous legislative efforts, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) joined his Assembly colleagues to approve a series of homelessness bills that would grant additional funding, improve coordination, and enhance transparency as the state continues to prioritize housing needs.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) — Today, the California Legislature voted to approve and send to Governor Newsom their 2020 state budget proposal. While the fiscal impact of the ongoing pandemic threatened the overall budget outlook, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is pleased that the Legislature’s budget framework continued to include funding for his district priorities of the New River and Salt
(CALEXICO, CA) Next week, a new state COVID-19 testing site will open in the City of Calexico. This is the second state testing site to be approved for the Imperial Valley. Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) commends the County of Imperial and other local leaders who made this possible in partnership with the State of California.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) This afternoon, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) convened an Imperial Valley stakeholder group to coordinate New River advocacy in preparation of the Thursday, May 21, Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation hearing where the $28 million funding proposal for the New River Improvement Project will be reviewed.
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Reacts to 2020 Budget May Revision and Upholding of New River and Salton Sea Funding
(SACRAMENTO, CA) Today, Governor Gavin Newsom presented the 2020-21 California Budget May Revision to the Legislature. As expected, the revision reflected unprecedented challenges and the significant impact of COVID-19. Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has issued the following response regarding the safeguard of his district priorities:
(SACRAMENTO, CA) This morning, Imperial County Board Chairman, Supervisor Luis Plancarte, gathered with representatives of the seven incorporated cities to announce the Imperial County Roadmap to Recovery.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) Amid concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on the upcoming California State Budget, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) submitted a letter urging Governor Gavin Newsom to preserve the proposed $28 million, $18 million of one-time General Fund and $10 million from Proposition 68, for the New River Improvement Project.
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia on the Announcement that California is Poised for Next Phase of Reopening
(SACRAMENTO, CA) Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s Monday, May 4, announcement that California is preparing to enter the second stage of its reopening roadmap, which would allow addi
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