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Friday, July 12, 2019

Governor Newsom Signs Wildfire Legislation

 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation, Assembly Bill 1054, which protects ratepayers and increases accountability for investor owned utilities, was signed into law today.

 

“This package offers a durable solution to the problems arising from utility-caused wildfires in California,” said Assemblymember Holden.  “The incredible devastation catastrophic wildfires have inflicted on the lives of Californians, the cost to customers and the impact on solvency of the providers of power to all of us is the reason why this legislation is crucial.”

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Legislation to Bury 710 Freeway Option Once and For All Advances

 

Sacramento, CA - Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation to remove the 710 North Project Area between Interstate 210 and Interstate 10 from the California State Freeway and Expressway code, Assembly Bill 29, unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Transportation today.

 

Monday, July 8, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

After a Three-Year Effort, Another Win for the Developmental Disability Community

Sacramento, CA – After a three-year legislative and budget battle to increase funding for developmental disability service providers, Assemblymember Chris Holden has claimed another victory to add more than $200 million in new state funding, in addition to the $200 million federal matching funds, for a total of over $400 million for the developmental disability community.  This increase will address the minimum wage disparity and help nearly 330,000 Californians living with these disabilities to find the services they need to lead valued and productive lives within our community.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

CONTACT:

Catherine Del Rosario

O: 626.351.1917

E: Catherine.DelRosario@asm.ca.gov

 

Devon Hartman, Claremont-Pomona Locally Grown Power

(909) 721-8631

E: devon@cherp.net

 

Claremont/Pomona Locally Grown Power Receives $2.1 Million in 2019-20 State Budget Funding

Local non-profit efforts will bring solar energy to the masses, create jobs, and cut carbon emissions

 

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Legislature passed the 2019-20 State Budget and it includes $2.1 million in funding for the construction on an advanced manufacturing facility that will produce patented-technology solar panels for low-to-moderate income (LMI) households, employ more than 200 local residents and help the cities of Claremont and Pomona significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

 

Monday, June 17, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

 

Micky’s Jewelry Studio Named 41st Assembly District’s Small Business of the Year

 

Sacramento, CA – In a ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden honored Micky’s Jewelry Studio of La Verne as “Small Business of the Year” for the 41st Assembly District. Micky Rehm, who founded the business, received the recognition during the Annual Small Business of the Year Luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association.

 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Statement on Budget Agreement

 

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed the 2019-20 State Budget.  The budget is once again balanced and on-time. It ensures Californian’s continue to receive the services they expect while continuing to grow our reserves to $19.4 billion, including the Rainy Day Fund to $16.5 billion. The governor and legislature still need to finalize the budget agreement which will be acted upon next week.   Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement:

 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

 

Foothill Unity Center Named 41st Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the Year