SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), and Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) released the following statements today regarding the proposed funding in Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget to clean the former Exide battery plant in Vernon.
"On behalf of the communities I serve in Southeast Los Angeles County (SELA), I respectfully submit this request for $60 million over two years for a Southeast Los Angeles universal basic income pilot program to give direct financial relief to working people in one of the most underserved, underfunded, and impacted communities.
Read full letter from California Legislators to the Members of the South Coast AQMD Governing Board regarding support for South Coast Warehouse Indirect Source Rule.
(Sacramento) — Today, Assemblymembers Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Kolieka Seigle of California NOW and a coalition of reform-minded California prosecutors — District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar (San Joaquin County), DA George Gascón (Los Angeles County), DA Chesa Boudin (County and City of San Francisco), and DA Jeff Rosen (Santa Clara County) — are callin
Dear Honorable Gavin Newsom:
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Please read Asm. Cristina Garcia's letter to Governor Newsom and FEMA regarding improvement of vaccine distribution efforts in SELA.
Please read full SELA Collaborative letter to Governor Newsom and FEMA on Prioritizing Southeast Los Angeles Communities devastated by COVID-19 in Vaccine Distribution.