The Southwest California Legislative Council, a business advocacy coalition of local Chambers of Commerce, evaluated 103 of the measures this session, bills it was determined would have the greatest impact for benefit or harm to our local business community. Of those 103 bills, 29 advanced through the process to make their way to Governor Newsom, 13 the Council had supported, 16 opposed. Only three of the supported bills were by Republican authors including local Read More...
Please join us for our 2021 Veterans Expo! Hosted by Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto and Senator Melissa MelendezWhen: Friday, October 22, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Where: Monteleone Meadows, 35245 Briggs Road Murrieta, CA 92563 Veterans, their families, and members of the community are welcome to attend this free event. Over 60 vendors will be on hand to provide resources and assistance to our veterans, including local nonprofit organizations, government agencies Read More...
Who: Senator Melissa Melendez, 28th District of the State of California. Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, 67th District of the State of California Over 60 vendors are attending to provide services and address veterans’ concerns. What:  Senator Melissa Melendez and Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto invite veterans and their families to attend the 2021 Veterans Expo. The vendors attending include local nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and businesses offering Read More...
Our Theme was United We Stand, and we honored the day with a Patriotic theme and decor. The highlight of the decor was our Ice Sculpture of the Statue of Liberty which was a HUGE hit. Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto was gracious enough to honor us by inducting the LEVCC Board of Directors.
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 many of them during the course of my own career in the fire service.   These firefighters passed under tragic circumstances from either the dangerous nature of their work or from illnesses acquired as a result of Read More...
Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those battling cancer are just a few examples of those who need donations, especially when communities suffer from blood shortages.Because of this critical need, I am partnering with the American Red Cross and the City of Murrieta to host a blood drive.When: Tuesday, October 5, 2021Time: 09:30 AM - 03:30 PMLocation: Alderwood Park Clubhouse, 28610 Read More...
California is a beautiful place to live, but as you know, our home state is also vulnerable to many types of natural and man-made disasters. Wildfires, floods, and earthquakes can strike suddenly and with devastating impacts. While authorities are quick to respond, it is critical for families, businesses, and individuals to be ready ahead of time. Being prepared can mean the difference between life and death when you are confronted with an emergency - every second Read More...
September 17th – 23rd is Constitution Week. This celebration, created by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and enacted in 1956, was established to commemorate America's most important document. The Constitution is our foundation, our heritage. It established the framework of our government, and it preserves and protects our unalienable rights, the freedoms “We the People” are blessed to enjoy as Americans. This week, please take a moment to reflect on the Read More...
On Friday night, the 2021 Legislative Session officially concluded. I have been told that it wasn’t as eventful as it has been in previous years (we even ended before midnight which has only happened twice since 1995). There are now more than 800 bills sitting on the Governor’s desk awaiting action. He has until October 10th to either sign, veto, or allow a bill to become law without a signature. As your Representative, I want to be sure to keep you updated on the Read More...
Today we remember the thousands of lives lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The bravery and resilience of the American spirit shone through as first responders and civilians sacrificed their safety and, in many instances, their lives to help their community and their country. Through the darkness and evil of 9/11, people across the country came together. We showed the world that hate cannot break American resolve.  Though most of us remember Read More...