Assemblymember Rivas Introduces “California Farmworker COVID-19 Relief Package”
Assemblymember Rivas Urges the State’s Attention to the Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Businesses and Farmworkers
(SALINAS, CA) – In a letter dated March 24, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) thanked Speaker Anthony Rendon for his leadership during the current COVID-19 crisis, and urged the State’s attention to the needs of a
Assemblymember Rivas Applauds Legislative Action in Response to COVID-19
(SALINAS, CA) - On March 18, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) applauded critical legislative action taken to combat COVID 19, including a special appropriation for up to $1 billion. These budgetary measures were taken to protect the health and safety of Californians.
Assemblymember Rivas Addresses the State’s Collaborative Response to COVID-19
(SALINAS, CA) - On March 11, 2020, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) commended the State’s ongoing response to COVID-19 and urged residents to be diligent in safeguarding the health of their families and community.
Assemblymember Rivas and Senator Caballero Applaud $7.6 Million Park Grant to the City of Soledad
(SACRAMENTO, CA) - Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) proudly acknowledge a $7.6 million award for the City of Soledad through the California State Park’s grant program. The City of Soledad plans to build a new Metz/Orchard Park.
Assemblymember Rivas Introduces Legislation to Speed Construction of Anderson Dam Project Bill Would Streamline Permitting Process and Court Review for Critical Earthquake Retrofit
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) has introduced Assembly Bill 3005, the Expedited Dam Safety for Silicon Valley Act, a bill that will expedite the reconstruction of Anderson Dam, located in Morgan Hill. This important legislation will facilitate the speedy and expert construction of the Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project, protecting lives and property from dam failure, reducing flood risk for downstream communities, and restoring capacity of clean, safe drinking water for the region.
Assemblymember Robert Rivas Introduces Bill to Promote Healthy and Sustainable Transit from “There Ought to be a Law” Local Contest Winner
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) introduced AB 3153, an idea submitted by Zachary Hilton, a constituent from Gilroy. This bill provides a secure place for individuals and families to store their bicycles, while incentivizing active and sustainable transit like bike and car-share usage.
Assemblymember Robert Rivas Responds to Governor Newsom’s State of the State Address
(SACRAMENTO, CA) - Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s State of the State Address on homelessness and housing: