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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Sacramento) – To help California achieve groundwater sustainability Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) presented his Assembly Bill 2649 to the California State Assembly. The legislation directs the State Water Board to prioritize temporary water right permits that help capture high runoff for groundwater recharge. “We will need every tool in order for critically over-drafted basins to become compliant to the upcoming implementation deadlines of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA),” Assemblymember Arambula said.

Friday, June 1, 2018

(Sacramento)   - El asambleísta Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) acompañado de docenas de trabajadores de la salud en una manifestación en el Capitolio para respaldar su legislación que expande el Medi-Cal para los inmigrantes indocumentados menores de 26 años. “Trabaje en una sala de emergencias donde muchas vi personas atenderse donde el costo era muy caro y muy tarde”, señaló el asambleísta Arambula. “Creo que como Estado deberíamos ser capaces de hacer mucho más cuando invertimos en la salud de todos nuestros jóvenes adultos.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

(Sacramento) – Led by Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin  Arambula (D-Fresno) the California State Assembly passed Assembly  Concurrent Resolution 235 declaring May 22nd Trauma-Informed Awareness  Day. Trauma Informed Awareness Day highlights the impact of trauma on a  person’s life and the importance of prevention and community resilience  through trauma-informed care. “Currently, 42% of California children and  61% of California adults have experienced one or more adverse childhood  experiences – more commonly referred to as ACEs,” Assemblymember  Arambula said.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) and the California State Assembly marked the start of Ramadan by passing Assembly Concurrent Resolution 233. “Ramadan reminds us that as much as certain individuals and powers may try to create divisions within our communities by fostering fear and hatred for one another, our core values of humanity, peace, equity and justice are the same regardless of our faith, and that our differences only make us stronger as a state, as a nation, and as a people,” Assemblymember Arambula said.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

(Sacramento) - As part of the ongoing fight to make health care more affordable, Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) announced a $1 billion funding package for California’s health care system is included in the Assembly’s budget proposal. “Today’s action shows our commitment to improving our healthcare delivery system,” Assemblymember Arambula said.

Monday, May 7, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno), chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), chair of the Health Committee, and Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), chair of the Budget Committee, are pleased to announce a $1 billion investment to fund significant improvements in California’s health care system through the Assembly’s budget proposal.

Friday, May 4, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) spoke passionately to the California Water Commission about the impact Temperance Flat dam would have in his community. “I implore you to take a second look at Temperance Flat and to find a way to provide funding for it.” Assemblymember Arambula said. “While the San Joaquin Valley has some of our highest poverty rates, we also have communities that lack access to clean drinking water. These rural communities would benefit from groundwater recharge that comes from Temperance Flat dam.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

(Sacramento)  Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) introduced legislation aimed at curtailing the over-prescription of opioids, reducing the potential for abuse. “This year, I am authoring AB 2384, legislation that will place a 7-day mandatory limit on the initial filling of those prescription opioids that have the highest potential for abuse,” said Dr. Arambula.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

(Fresno)  - While introducing a bill to provide emergency housing assistance to students at risk of becoming homeless, Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) spoke about the importance of helping at-risk students stay in college. “It is a sad reality that many of our students go to bed hungry and are worried about where they are going to sleep at night, when they should be focusing on their dreams and aspirations,” said Assemblymember Arambula.