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California’s Latino Caucus turns 50. What they’ve accomplished, and their priorities ahead

"Fifty years ago, five Latinos came together to create the first ever Chicano Legislative Caucus. At the time, the lawmakers, all male and of Mexican descent, made up 4% of the Legislature. Though a small group, the establishment marked a turning point for California’s then-14% Latino population. Over the next five decades, the caucus grew, diversified and became an influential group in the Capitol. That progress coincided with the Latino community exploding to 40% of the state population."

Sabrina Cervantes on the Latino Caucus at 50 and Parenting Triplets

Scott and Guy Marzorati discuss the oil pricing reforms signed by Governor Gavin Newsom and the conspiracy-driven changes to voting in one California county. Then, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes joins to share why she voted for the oil bill, her unlikely election to the state legislature, chairing the California Latino Legislative Caucus in its 50th year and raising triplets with her wife.

Caucus latino de California da a conocer sus prioridades legislativas para el 2023

Son 14 proyectos de ley que abarcan temas de vivienda, inmigración, salud, equidad económica, educación y migración

As excerpted from La Opinión: 

"En el marco de las celebraciones por su 50 aniversario, la bancada latina de la legislatura estatal presentó 14 proyectos de ley prioritarios entre los que destacan apoyar a los indocumentados con beneficios para el desempleo, asistencia financiera para los adultos mayores y permitir que aquellos que ganan un poco más puedan comprar seguro médico en el mercado de Covered California. .

Assemblymember Cervantes discusses future legislation of California Latino Legislative Caucus

Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes represents California’s 58th Assembly District, which includes much of the Inland Empire. She’s also Chair of the Latino legislative Caucus, which celebrates its 50th anniversary. The caucus has spearheaded significant and extensive legislation over the last five decades, and she told KVCR’s Jessica Greenwell about plans for a busy 2023 legislative session as well.