SACRAMENTO – Today, a group of lawmakers announced that they will be hosting an informational forum on the barriers, challenges and solutions to preventing catastrophic wildfires. The announcement comes after the only scheduled legislative hearing on wildfires was cancelled. The forum agenda is available online here.
Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, called SB 9 a “Band-Aid” that will steamroll complex developmental plans cities have been forced to abide by for decades. To increase housing supply, he said the state should be focused on cutting developmental fees and other red tape. “SB 9 can be called ‘community planning chaos’,” Seyarto said on the Assembly floor.
After a “soft” opening, The Canyon Lake Library has officially opened its doors to the public at its new location in the Canyon Lake Town Center. A ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday made it official. The ribbon cutting brought out several dignitaries, including State Senator Melissa Melendez, 67th District State Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, Canyon Lake Mayor Kasey Castillo and 1st District Riverside County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries.
In celebration of California Small Business Day,  Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) announced the selection of longstanding Menifee small business, Menifee Bicycles, Inc. as the 2021 Small Business of the Year for the 67th Assembly District
The City of Menifee will commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a Day of Remembrance Ceremony. The evening will include guest speakers, including 67th District Assemblymember and retired firefighter Kelly Seyarto, special presentations, and visual tributes.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to honor Menifee Bicycles, Inc. as the 2021 Small Business of the Year for the 67th Assembly District. Every year, in celebration of California Small Business Day, the California Small Business Association encourages legislators to select a small business from their district to recognize for their contributions to their local community and economy. “It is vital that we recognize the importance of our Read More...
Yesterday, a resolution was introduced in the California Assembly by Assemblymember Seyarto to recognize September as Service Dog Appreciation Month to honor service and working dogs, and declare “that Californians are grateful for the service and dedication these loyal companions provide for their owners and communities.”
The Assembly Budget Sub 3 Committee indefinitely postponed a scheduled hearing to provide oversight of the state’s wildfire prevention efforts with less than four days until the hearing. This oversight hearing on Wildfire Prevention and Forest Resiliency was called as a direct result of an investigative story by Capitol Public Radio and National Public Radio. The investigation found that the Governor “overstated, by an astounding 690%, the number of acres treated with Read More...
Longtime Inland Empire journalist and KVCR news contributor Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Jessica Greenwell review some of the big Inland Empire news stories from the past week: 1. Inland Empire freshman assemblyman Kelly Seyarto has gained bipartisan support for a housing bill.
Combating the wildfire issue in California needs to be more than just rhetoric. Californians need these efforts to be effective. In 2020 alone, 4,257,863 acres burned, over 10,000 structures were destroyed, and 33 people lost their lives. Wildfires are again devastating our state as we continue to await promised action, resources, and funding.  This session, I introduced AB 380, which would provide the CA Department of Forestry and Fire Protection with the tools and Read More...