Press Releases

California Legislators Rally Together to Tackle Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Crisis

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Water, Parks, and Wildlife Chair; Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) Environmental and Toxic Materials Committee Chair; and Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation Chair convened a joint informational hearing on safe and affordable drinking water.

New California Law Honors LGBTQ Veterans while Supreme Court Oks Transgender Discrimination

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D- Coachella) adamantly opposes the recent Supreme Court ruling allowing the implementation of discriminatory policies against transgender individuals in the military. Garcia notes the stark contrast between the regressive direction of the Federal Government and California’s inclusive values.

California Air Resources Board Adopts Plan and Makes Commitment to Border Communities

(SACRAMENTO, CA) — Thanks to the persistence of Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella) and other Imperial County air quality advocates, such as Comite Civico Del Valle, the California Air Resources Board has adopted the Imperial County 2018 PM10 State Implementation Plan and made a commitment to establish an executive office position dedicated to addressing regional border issues.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Sworn Into Third Term and Places Immediate Priority on Early Childhood Education

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Newly sworn into his third term of service, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella) is keen to pick up an early childhood education agenda with his colleague Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento).  These two lawmakers head a unified coalition who has introduced a series of three bills that would make high-quality preschool programs universally accessible for Cal