State Sen. Melissa Melendez of California’s 28th District and Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto of California’s 67th District invited veterans and their family members to the Veterans Expo 2022, Friday, Sept. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Monteleone Meadows, 35245 Briggs Road, in Murrieta.
Today is Purple Heart Day. The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who were wounded or killed by enemy actions while serving our country. It is a medal given not for achievement but in honor of sacrifice, and denotes one of the highest respects we as a country bestow on our heroes. To this day, almost 2 million Purple Heart Medals have been awarded, many posthumously. It was my honor to introduce ACR 121 to declare August 7th, 2022, as Purple Heart Read More...
Drug abuse and overdose deaths, especially involving fentanyl, are on the rise in our communities. California’s youth are falling victim to drug dealers who prey on their vulnerability and curiosity. In 2020 alone, California experienced nearly 4,000 deaths related to fentanyl overdose, and in 2021, fentanyl overdose became recognized as the leading cause of death of Americans aged 18 to 45.We need to pass legislation that holds drug dealers accountable, increases Read More...
Republican Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto spoke with KVCR's Jonathan Linden to discuss his bills AB-1876 and AB-1968, which Governor Gavin Newsom signed in July.
Hundreds of local residents turned out Monday night to celebrate the 30th year of the Murrieta Police Department. Senator Melissa Melendez and state Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto presented Conrad with a proclamation that recognized the police department's 30 years of service in Murrieta.
On the grounds of the State Capitol stands the California Firefighters Memorial which bears the names of over fourteen hundred men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while keeping the people of California safe.  I had the honor of working alongside these heroes during my career in the fire service, and many of them lived and served right here in our 67th district community. These firefighters passed under tragic circumstances from either the dangerous nature Read More...
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce that the Governor has signed his legislation to expand opportunities for individuals to receive an Emergency Career Substitute Teaching Permit and improve the pool of those who can fill teaching vacancies. AB 1876 allows the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to issue an Emergency Career Substitute Permit at the request of a school district, if that district participates in a consortium of Read More...
Every year, California faces unpredictable and devastating wildfires. As a retired Fire Battalion Chief and firefighter serving in the State of California for 35 years, I have experienced firsthand the dangerous and life-altering effects a fire can have on families and businesses in our communities. Approximately 95% of wildfires in California are caused by human activity. But, there are precautions we can take to prevent fires before they start.
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce that the Governor has signed his legislation to support and assist survivors of sexual assault on California’s University and State college campuses. AB 1968 requires the California State University (CSU) and requests the University of California (UC) campuses to standardize content on their websites so victims of sexual assault can quickly and easily find the necessary resources immediately Read More...
A new Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Hotline is now available nationwide. Calling or texting 988 will connect you directly with a trained, compassionate counselor who will listen, provide support, and connect you to the appropriate resources. This service is free, confidential, and available 24 hours/7 days a week. Pressing “1” after dialing 988 will connect callers directly to the Veterans Crisis Lifeline.The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a national Read More...