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Monday, December 11, 2017

(Los Angeles) - Assemblymembers Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) and Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno), co-chairs of the Select Committee On Health Care Delivery Systems, discuss with experts a variety of proposed and operating health care systems within U.S. cities and states, and the challenges they have faced in achieving health care for all. “This committee has been charged with identifying a pathway to healthcare for almost 40 million Californians,” Wood said. “We must do better for Californians, and I believe we are making real progress with these hearings,” Arambula said. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

(Sacramento) – Doctor Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno), Co-chair of the Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, said after two days of hearings at the state capitol the Committee will hold additional hearings throughout the state as it investigates ways to improve access and delivery of health care. “I’m proud of the work we are doing and look forward to continuing this conversation,” said Assemblymember Arambula as the capitol hearings ended. “We all want California to be a beacon for the rest of the nation.” Learn more in this Assembly Access video.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – Doctor Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno), Co-chair of the Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, convened a special hearing at the state capitol to investigate ways to improve access and delivery of health care. “Health care is a right for all Californians. That isn’t up for debate,” said Assemblymember Arambula as the hearing began. “What is still to be decided is how we get there. The committee is looking at ways to expand coverage and increase access to care statewide.” Learn more in this Assembly Access video.

Monday, October 23, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) —  Legislation authored by Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno),  and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, will grant Fresno County the authority to develop and implement an individualized county child care plan.  AB 258 was approved by the state Senate and Assembly on a unanimous, bi-partisan vote of 40-0 and 79-0, respectively.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) and Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) announce the first in a series of hearings of the Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage to begin later this month, October 23-24, at the State Capitol.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Doctor Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) took to the Assembly floor to support House Resolution 66, which condemns President Trump’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and calls on Congress to take affirmative steps towards protecting Dreamers and passing comprehensive immigration reform. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Friday, July 21, 2017

(Sacramento) – We cannot wait any longer to invest in water infrastructure. That's why Assemblymember Doctor Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) is joining forces with a host of others in the Central Valley to support the building of the Temperance Flat Dam. "California has not built additional water storage facilities for decades and has not invested in new water delivery systems that meet the growing demand throughout California, particularly in the Central Valley," says Assemblymember Arambula.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Local Bridge Project

Transportation Commission Votes to Dedicate Funds for State Route 269

Friday, May 26, 2017

(Sacramento) - The Assembly Budget Committee approved $17.5 million for CalFood, a hunger prevention proposal being advanced by Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) and the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB).

The proposal will fund on-going support for emergency food programs administered by 41 food banks and the 6,000 local agencies they work with all across California.  According to CAFB, the $17.5 million approved by the committee will allow hunger prevention organizations to deliver nearly 87.5 million meals a year.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – It’s called Asian citrus psyllid. It carries a bacterial disease called Huanglongbing or HLB, and it’s posing a real threat to the California citrus industry. Exterminating that threat will require more funding so Assemblymember Doctor Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) and the State Assembly have passed SB 243. “This bill makes a one-time appropriation from the Citrus Disease Management Account to CDFA so that existing reserve funds may be used immediately to fight citrus pests and diseases,” said Assemblymember Arambula. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.