Press Releases

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and SCMF Urban Conservation Corps, Youth Program, Announce Over $1 Million “Investing in the Coachella Valley” Grant and Expanded Services

(COACHELLA, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and the Southern California Mountains Foundation Urban Conservation Corps (UCC) are proud to announce the $1,050,000 award of a Board of State and Community Corrections Title II Grant to expand services and employment training for young adults in the Coachella Valley.

Governor Newsom Signs Farmworker Relief Bills Authored by Assemblymembers Robert Rivas and Eduardo Garcia

(Sacramento, CA) – Last night, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2043 and AB 2165, farmworker relief legislation authored by Assembly Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella). These measures establishing the nation’s first legislative package of COVID-19 protections for agricultural workers passed the legislature with bipartisan support.

Governor Signs 2020 Budget Securing Major Victory for New River and Salton Sea

(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.

California Assembly Approves Package of Homelessness Measures

(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.