California’s highest-in-the-nation gas prices are setting records and are only expected to get worse.   The average price is now over $5 per gallon and more than a dollar above the national average.   On Saturday, right here in Riverside County, the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline rose 9.8 cents to $5.134, one day after recording its largest increase since July 2015.   A recent report noted that California’s taxes, fees, and regulations Read More...
LAKE ELSINORE, CA – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to honor Ruth Atkins as the 2022 Woman of the Year for the 67th Assembly District. Every March, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus invites State Assemblymembers to select an outstanding woman from their district to recognize her significant contributions to her community. “Ms. Atkins has been a mainstay in Lake Elsinore for nearly 30 years, working Read More...
February is American Heart Month.    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in America, and sadly 1 in 3 women are diagnosed with heart-related conditions every year. However, according to the American Heart Association, close to 80% of these cases can be prevented through education and simple lifestyle changes.   We often worry about the well-being of our family members, but it is also important to take time to focus on your own health and self-care needs Read More...
Today I joined with many of my Assembly and Senate colleagues to motion for a vote to officially end the State of Emergency in California.   If California can host the Super Bowl, we are no longer in an emergency.   Under the California Emergency Services Act, the Governor is required to terminate the State of Emergency “at the earliest possible date that conditions warrant.”   In the event that this requirement is not upheld, the Legislature has the power to terminate Read More...
Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, is taking a hard stance against human trafficking with the introduction of his 2022 public safety bill package. Seyarto, who serves the 67th Assembly district, introduced the package Monday, Jan. 24, citing the need for stronger laws against human trafficking. “We have a long way to go to improve public safety in California, but I am proud to introduce these bills to start some important conversations and make a difference where Read More...
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) has introduced his 2022 Government Reform Bill Package to bring more clarity and accountability to California’s state government.   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...
AB 1400, California’s proposed government-run single-payer healthcare system, has been defeated. Due to lack of votes, the author decided not to put the bill up for a vote consideration on the Assembly floor, and with the legislative deadline ending today, this bill is no longer moving forward.   This bill would have put the state government, and an unelected and unaccountable nine-member board, in charge of your health coverage, and would have eliminated healthcare Read More...
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) has introduced his 2022 Public Safety Bill Package. “We have a long way to go to improve public safety in California, but I am proud to introduce these bills to start some important conversations and make a difference where we can,” said Seyarto. AB 1665 would make the crime of human trafficking of a child a violent felony and count towards California's Three Strikes law. Human trafficking is one of the world's Read More...
SACRAMENTO – This week, Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, introduced his 2022 veterans bill package to offer simple solutions to ensure California’s veterans receive the benefits they have earned.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KRON) – State lawmakers are trying to address major ambulance delays caused by crowded emergency rooms across California. The committee’s vice-chair says state lawmakers should reevaluate state regulations impacting emergency medical services. “Look and see if they’re truly regulations that are protecting the public or are regulations that look like they are but are creating problems in the long run,” Assm. Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, said.