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Thursday, February 8, 2018

(Sacramento)  – Assemblymember Doctor Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno), co-chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, says the committee is concluding its series of hearings and will be producing a report on the best way to improve health care for all later this year. “I am convinced we can improve our state’s healthcare system,” said Assemblymember Arambula. “I believe health care is a human right, and I believe California can and must do better for its residents –all its residents.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access  video.

Monday, February 5, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) spoke about the importance of finding practical ways to expand access to health care at a hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage. “This committee’s charge is to find workable solutions that will expand health care coverage and increase access to care – that is why I believe today’s hearing may be the most important hearing we’ve had so far,” Assemblymember Arambula said.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) applauded the California Strategic Growth Council’s decision to award $70 million to the City of Fresno for a Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Project. Assemblymember Arambula, who ensured funding for the TCC program in the state budget said, “It’s exciting to think that these projects will help us with urban green, zero-emission vehicles, and a new Southwest Community College campus that will help us with career technical education.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

(Sacramento) -  Following the Governor’s State of the State Address, Assemblymember Doctor Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) praised the Governor’s investment in infrastructure. “I was proud in his State of the State, of his commitment to infrastructure spending, particularly for disadvantaged communities like mine,” Assemblymember Arambula said. “Those investments have included hundreds of millions of dollars for my county alone, and have helped us to put people back to work.” For more, watch this Assembly Access  video.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Assembly Floor ceremony on Assembly Concurrent Resolution 139 commemorating the civil rights leader’s legacy and birthday. Watch Assemblymember Arambula’s remarks in this Assembly Access video.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – Today, Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (Fresno-D) testified before the California Water Commission in support of funding for the Temperance Flat Reservoir.  The Temperance Flat Project proposal is seeking funding from the Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) which was established by Proposition 1 (2014) and has $2.7 billion available for new water storage projects.  There are a total of 11 projects from across the state that are requesting funds.

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.