Although the Assembly Public Safety Committee voted 6 to 2 in favor of SB 357, Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto (R- Murrieta) spoke passionately against the bill. Those that get arrested are cited and released, and given a chance to decide if they want to get away from their traffickers, he explained. We need to have more police involvement in preventing trafficking. “This is going in the exact opposite direction. This is making communities less safe,” Seyarto concluded. 
“This project has been five years in the making and is incredibly important to the overall ecosystem health of Lake Elsinore,” said Phil Williams, president of the EVMWD Board of Directors. “We deeply appreciate the tremendous support from Senator Melissa Melendez and Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto and their hard work in Sacramento.  This funding will cover the complete local cost share of the first phase of this valuable project.”
Today we honor our great nation’s 245th birthday. We remember the courageous leaders who signed our Declaration of Independence that not only recognized our rights to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” but that a government should derive their “just powers from the consent of the governed.” We honor all our brave service members and veterans for continuing to defend our freedoms and thank them for their sacrifice and service. We come together as community, as Read More...
Republican Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto said he favors anything that helps veterans, but “it has to be done in a clinical setting, it has to be done under the watchful eye of a physician” to make sure there are no ill effects. Under Wiener’s bill, he said, “this will be just like beer, you just go get the 21-year-old to give you the stuff.”
Animal Friends of the Valleys has been selected as a California Nonprofit of the Year 2021 by California Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto and California Association of Nonprofits. “Animal Friends of the Valley’s Board of Directors, Staff and Animal Control Officers are thrilled with this outstanding award, nominated by Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto of District 67," said Beth Soltysiak, Director of Development at AFV. 
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce he has selected Animal Friends of the Valleys as the 2021 California Non-Profit of the Year for the 67th Assembly District. Each year, in honor of California Nonprofits Day (ACR 80), Legislators from across the state highlight a nonprofit from their district that has provided exemplary service to their community. “The employees and volunteers at Animals Friends of the Valleys are dedicated to Read More...
Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, our students have had to deal with unprecedented challenges that have significantly impacted both their education and participation in special ceremonies like graduation. Though they have missed out on some of these experiences, this does not make their accomplishments any less significant, and it is important that they are celebrated. If your graduating student would like to receive a State Assembly certificate Read More...
“We can fund this program as much as we want. If this is that important, then let’s do it. But trying to tax at a 10% and 11% rate a certain group is going to...drive those people out,” said Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta The bill required a two-thirds majority vote in the 80-member Assembly because it would establish new excise taxes — 10% on handguns and 11% tax on long guns, rifles, precursor parts and ammunition.
Combating the Wildfire Issue in California needs to be more than just rhetoric. Californians need these efforts to be effective. Our lives and our future depend on it. As a retired Fire Battalion Chief and firefighter serving in the State of California for 35 years, I have experienced firsthand the dangerous, devastating and life-altering effects a fire can have on families and businesses in our communities.
Republicans questioned why other lawmakers are proposing to raise taxes for gun-violence programs when the governor says the state has a $75-billion budget surplus. “If this is important, for Pete’s sake, fund it,” said Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta). The bill by Assemblyman Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) fell eight votes short of the 54 needed for approval. It would have created a 10% excise tax on retailers for the sale of new handguns and an 11% tax for long guns Read More...