With the largest overnight price increase in seven years, gas prices in California have surged past $6 per gallon...again. On average, California's drivers are paying over $2.50 more per gallon of gas than drivers in the rest of the country!  Yes, you read that correctly. Right now, the national average price for a regular gallon of gasoline is $3.80. In California, it is $6.35, and in Riverside county, it is $6.31.  Though the price of crude oil has declined, over the Read More...
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto’s (R-Murrieta) legislation to add needed clarity to executive emergency powers and restore government transparency and accountability during state emergencies has been vetoed by the Governor. AB 1687 provides that the Governor may only suspend a statute or regulation during a state of emergency in connection with the specific conditions of that emergency, to clarify the broad ambiguities of the Governor’s authorized powers and Read More...
The Governor announced that he has vetoed the following bills: AB 1687 by Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) – California Emergency Services Act: Governor’s powers: suspension of statutes and regulations. A veto message can be found here.
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce that the Governor has signed his legislation to streamline the process for emergency vehicles to use toll facilities, saving time and money, while reducing paperwork for emergency service providers. AB 2270 requires toll agencies, upon the request of an agency operating emergency vehicles, to enter into an agreement establishing mutually agreed upon terms for the use of the toll facility (e.g. Read More...
As Vice Chair of the Committee on Emergency Management and a former firefighter, I was proud to join with my colleague, Assemblymember Rodriguez, to introduce ACR 210, designating September 2022 as California Emergency Preparedness Month.   We are all aware of our state’s vulnerabilities to natural and man-made disasters, and being prepared for the possibility of an emergency can make all the difference.   This became especially evident during our region’s most recent Read More...
This year’s theme for the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Legislative Summit is “Local Needs vs. Government Realities.” Guest speakers will include Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto of District 67; Jennings Imel, executive director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Chris Collier, founder and president of Rincon Strategies.
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 2270 by Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) – Authorized emergency vehicles. The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bills: AB 1711 by Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) – Privacy: breach. A veto message can be found here.  
This year, I was pleased to introduce HR 83, a resolution that recognizes September 17-24, 2022, as Constitution Week in California. This celebration, first created by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) in 1956, commemorates America's most important document. The Constitution is our foundation, our heritage. It established the framework of our government; and preserves and protects our unalienable rights, the freedoms “We the People” are blessed to enjoy as Read More...
The events of 9-11 21 years ago have forever changed the lives of all Americans. Canyon Lakers are determined to keep the memory of that day alive with citywide commemorations each year. Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto also participated in the evening ceremony. “What binds us together is stronger than our differences,” he said. “Pass along these heroic stories to our future generations. This community has never forgotten and never will. We support not only each other, but our Read More...
September 11, 2001, has left a permanent mark on all of our hearts.   We all remember exactly where we were the moment the world changed.   Today we remember and honor the thousands of lives lost in the terrorist attacks on that tragic day. We pause to reflect on how blessed we are to live in this great country, and we remember that what binds us together as Americans will always be stronger than our differences.   It is unbelievable to think that it has been over 20 Read More...