Assembly Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing on Farmer Equity Act, Expanding Opportunity for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister), Chair of the Assembly Agriculture Committee, hosted an informational hearing on implementation of the Farmer Equity Act (2017) to explore how the State can better support socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and ensure agriculture is an accessible and profitable profession for the next generation.
Asm. Robert Rivas and Coalition of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Advocates Announce Bond Legislation to Spur Economic Recovery and Combat Climate Change, Food Insecurity
Assembly Bill 125 will place the Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms and Worker Protection Bond Act before the voters in 2022
Asm. Rivas Names Kathy Zanger Ruiz ‘Woman of the Year’ for Assembly District 30
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) named Kathy Zanger Ruiz, lifelong champion of education and a fierce advocate for the empowerment of women, Assembly District 30’s 2021 Woman of the Year. Ruiz was honored as part of the Women’s History Month celebration hosted by the Legislative Women’s Caucus.
Asm. Robert Rivas Applauds Plan to Start Safely Reopening California Schools this Month
Legislature Passes Assembly Bill 86, the Safe Schools for All Plan
Asm. Robert Rivas Introduces Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Protections Act
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) announced today legislation that will ensure immigrant children are protected while in foster care.
Asm. Robert Rivas Introduces Bill to Promote More Efficient Dairy Hauls & Use of Renewable Fuels for Truck Operators
SACRAMENTO – In a bipartisan effort, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) announced today Assembly Bill 584, which establishes a pilot program within the Department of Transportation to allow diary truck operators to increase the size of the weight limit of raw milk during each haul if the vehicles use renewable fuels.
Robert Rivas Introduces Legislation to Address Racial Disparities in Early Learning and Care Programs
Assemblymembers Robert Rivas and Cristina Garcia on State Auditor’s Report on Homelessness
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Auditor’s Office released “Homelessness in California: The State’s Uncoordinated Approach to Addressing Homelessness Has Hampered the Effectiveness of Its Efforts,” a report that was requested by Assemblymembers Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens)