Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) and Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) jointly introduced Senate Bill 74, otherwise known as the Keep California Working Act, which will invest $2.6 billion (10% of California’s projected surplus) in grants to help small businesses and employees that have sustained financial losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Assembly co-authors include Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta).
SACRAMENTO In his first act after taking the oath of office, newly-elected Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, representing California’s 67th district, introduced legislation to protect citizens from identity theft and fight unemployment insurance fraud at the state’s beleaguered Employment Development Department. AB 12 is an urgency measure that will require EDD to stop including an individual’s personal Social Security number on mailed documents by July of this year. Read More...
SACRAMENTO California Assembly Republicans will introduce today common sense fixes to help unemployed Californians receive unemployment benefits. The Employment Development Department has suffered from massive dysfunction during the COVID months, leading to a backlog of 1.6 million claims, widespread fraud and poor customer service that has left too many unemployed Californians frustrated and without benefits.  Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron will be Read More...
Yesterday I was humbled and honored to take the oath of office to serve as your California State Representative for our 67th Assembly District. Being a life-long public servant, first as a 35 year career firefighter and retired Battalion Chief, and then as a local councilmember and mayor, I understand the significance of the trust you have placed in me and I pledge to do all that I can to uphold the values of our community and better our great state. Moments after Read More...