District Messages

Though 2020 has been a year filled with uncertainties, daily struggles, and at times overwhelming challenges, it is important to also reflect on the generosity and resilience of our community. Many of you reached out to help families in need, donated to food banks and non-profits, shopped for our senior citizens, supported local businesses, or simply helped out a neighbor. The smallest acts of kindness and support go a long way. Thank you. A special thank you also goes out to all of our first responders, medical professionals, and front line workers who worked so tirelessly to keep our…
As your newly elected Representative, and your voice in Sacramento, I wanted to keep you apprised of any updates both here in the District and up at the Capitol.   Over the weekend, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced the committee assignments for the 2021-22 legislative session, and I have been appointed to a total of eight committees, three of which I serve in a leadership capacity as Vice Chair. These include Elections, Housing and Community Development, and the newly formed Assembly Committee on Emergency Management focused exclusively on disaster and emergency response.   I…
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 swearing in, I introduced legislation to protect citizens from identity theft and fight unemployment insurance fraud at the…