Press Release

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


Catherine Del Rosario

O: 626.351.1917



Devon Hartman, Claremont-Pomona Locally Grown Power

(909) 721-8631



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.


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.


Monday, June 17, 2019
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


Thursday, May 30, 2019

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Statement on the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery Report