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MURRIETA—Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce he has selected MilVet as the 2022 California Nonprofit of the Year for the 67th Assembly District. Each year, in honor of California Nonprofits Day (ACR 186), legislators from across the state highlight a nonprofit from their district that has provided exemplary service to their community. “The volunteers at MilVet are committed to improving the quality of life for Veterans, active duty service members, and their families,” said Seyarto. “Our 67th District is home to one of California’s largest Veteran populations.…
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce that six bills from his 2022 legislative package have passed out of the State Assembly and are now headed to the Senate. They cover a wide variety of important topics, including Veteran benefits, government reform, privacy, education, victim resources, and emergency services. AB 1633: Creates a pathway for the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems to share the contact information of student Veterans, with the student’s permission, with the California Veterans Administration (…
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 tirelessly to ensure the region maintains its historical significance,” said Assemblymember Seyarto. “It is my privilege to be…
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 for responding to the extraordinary conditions of a specific crisis, the law does not explicitly limit these powers. “This…
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 fastest-growing criminal enterprises. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline receives more reports on human…
SACRAMENTO, CA – 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. AB 1629 seeks to relieve the children and spouses of our great men and women in uniform from the undue burden of taxed Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) payments. Much like a life insurance policy, SBPs are an optional benefit that military service members may opt to pay into. After their death, these benefits are considered a taxable income source. This bill would make the first $20,000 of…
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce that the Governor has signed his legislation to reform government policy, combat fraud, and protect citizens from identity theft. AB 12 will prohibit state departments and agencies like EDD from sending outgoing mail to an individual containing their complete social security number. “This simple adjustment will safeguard Californians and their privacy while also helping to reduce the rampant fraud recently seen in California’s unemployment benefits system,” said Seyarto. “Full social security numbers are being…
Who: Senator Melissa Melendez, 28th District of the State of California. Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, 67th District of the State of California Over 60 vendors are attending to provide services and address veterans’ concerns. What:  Senator Melissa Melendez and Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto invite veterans and their families to attend the 2021 Veterans Expo. The vendors attending include local nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and businesses offering employment opportunities. Lunch will be provided. For questions or to RSVP, please call: 951 894-3530 When: Friday, October 22…
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 hearing was abruptly canceled,” said Seyarto. “Families are being evacuated and displaced, homes and habitats are being…
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to honor Menifee Bicycles, Inc. as the 2021 Small Business of the Year for the 67th Assembly District. Every year, in celebration of California Small Business Day, the California Small Business Association encourages legislators to select a small business from their district to recognize for their contributions to their local community and economy. “It is vital that we recognize the importance of our small businesses, especially after this past year,” said Assemblymember Seyarto. “These businesses, and more importantly the…