“Every day, Californians are being crushed by an affordability crisis,” Seyarto said in an email to his constituents May 16. “The average family is paying an extra $536 every month due to 40-year-high inflation, we lead the nation with an average price of $5.96 for a gallon of unleaded gas, and our residential electricity price is nearly 76% higher than the national average.”
The group is pushing for a vote on Assembly Bill 2457 which they describe as a bipartisan effort to suspend the gas tax.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce that six bills from his 2022 legislative package have passed out of the State Assembly and are now headed to the Senate. They cover a wide variety of important topics, including Veteran benefits, government reform, privacy, education, victim resources, and emergency services. AB 1633: Creates a pathway for the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems to Read More...
On Friday, the Governor released his $300 billion May Revise to the Legislature to begin the budget process.   You can read it in full HERE.   He also announced that the state has an unprecedented $97.5 billion surplus.   Yes you read that number correctly.   And yet, during the second year of the 2021-22 session, California lawmakers have considered more than $190 billion in new taxes and fees.    The state’s budget is overflowing with money. Can you say the same about Read More...
Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, a firefighter and paramedic in Los Angeles County for 30 years, said that “people should be able to discuss medical issues without the state impinging on that.” “The coronavirus is still a relatively new disease, and the vaccines are relatively new,” he said. “The doctor can decide the best course of treatment and shouldn’t fear that a recommendation will be deemed ‘disinformation.’” Assembly Bill 2098 would empower the Read More...
May is National Military Appreciation Month.   There is no way to pay back the sacrifices made by our Veteran heroes and their families, but in Sacramento, we should do all we can to ensure their commitment to our country has not gone unnoticed or unappreciated.   Here are just a few of the bills I am proud to author and co-author:  Supporting Military FamiliesAB 1629: After the death of a military service member, benefits received by widows and orphans from Survivor Read More...
It is my pleasure to inform you that a key piece of legislation from my government reform bill package has passed out of the State Assembly and is now headed over to the State Senate.     AB 1687 clarifies that the governor’s use of emergency powers must be related to the emergency conditions.   Current law gives the governor broad authority to suspend any regulation or statute during a State of Emergency. While it is assumed that these emergency powers are authorized Read More...
It was my privilege to introduce ACR 123, which establishes the week of April 24th through April 30th as Crime Victims’ Rights Week in California. This resolution raises public awareness about crime victims’ rights, protections, and services as they seek justice, and recognizes the efforts of citizens and members of the criminal justice system who offer support. The citizens of California made their voices clear when they recognized the importance of protecting victims Read More...
The legislation would implement a statewide tax exemption for military retirees. Ramos, who is the only Native American in the California Assembly, introduced the bill in January along with Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta).
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations (CDCR) is seeking to enact permanent regulations which would result in the early release of thousands of violent offenders and what CDCR characterizes as “nonviolent second strikers.” In late April 2021, the Corrections Department implemented an “emergency plan” that more than doubled the early release credits felons are eligible for. Inmates convicted of violent crimes could have their conduct credit rate Read More...