The Legislature has also sent to the governor a measure by Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) that addresses another cause of fraud. AB 12 requires the EDD and other state agencies to stop sending Social Security numbers to claimants and others in the mail, which makes them susceptible to being stolen by criminals engaging in identity theft. If the measure is signed by the governor, state agencies would have to stop the practice as soon as possible, but not later Read More...
SACRAMENTO – Frustrated with the Democratic leadership’s cancellation and indefinite postponement of the Wildfire Prevention and Forest Resiliency hearing originally scheduled for Aug. 18, the Assembly Republican Wildfire Working Group hosted its own informational forum to discuss the barriers, challenges, and solutions to preventing catastrophic wildfires. “At a time when wildfires are raging across California, it is unconscionable that the wildfire oversight hearing Read More...
Menifee will host a Day of Remembrance ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Central Park. Assembly Member Kelly Seyarto, R- Murrieta, a former Murrieta City Council member and retired firefighter, will speak at the free event. A flag display will represent those who died. Residents can place flags on the field before the event, and families can decorate luminary bags to be placed throughout the park. Two spotlights will shine into the sky, representing the twin Read More...
This month we focus on one of the leading causes of death in the United States. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. On average, 123 people commit suicide every day in the United States, approximately one person every 12 minutes. An estimated 22 veterans commit suicide every day, approximately one veteran every 65 minutes. In the United States, rates of suicide are highest among people from 45 to 54 years of age, and rates of suicide among youth who are from Read More...
Law enforcement organizations and those who opposed the bill agreed that the state needs a way of removing bad officers. But they objected that the bill by Democratic Sen. Steven Bradford is biased because it relies on a nine-member disciplinary board with just two police representatives and seven members with professional or personal backgrounds related to police accountability. "It is grossly unfair," said Republican Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto, one of those of both Read More...
As I mentioned in my email last week, three crucial oversight hearings were recently cancelled. The Wildfire Prevention and Forest Resiliency hearing was scheduled for August 18th after a CapRadio report found that the governor slashed wildfire prevention funding and overstated the total amount of acres treated to prevent wildfires by 690%. Frustrated with the Democratic leadership’s cancellation and indefinite postponement of this hearing, my colleagues in the Assembly Read More...
SACRAMENTO – Frustrated with the Democratic leadership’s cancellation and indefinite postponement of the Wildfire Prevention and Forest Resiliency hearing originally scheduled for August 18th, the Assembly Republican Wildfire Working Group hosted its own informational forum to discuss the barriers, challenges, and solutions to preventing catastrophic wildfires. “At a time when wildfires are raging across California, it is unconscionable that the wildfire oversight Read More...
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.