Press Release

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.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

(Sacramento) - Yesterday on the Assembly Floor, Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) presented SB 243 which appropriates $9.6 million for the prevention and management of citrus diseases. 

“It is an honor to be a co-author and present SB 243 in the Assembly,” said Arambula.  “Our state’s citrus growers are under a real threat from disease pressures and these funds will help the Department of Food and Agriculture combat destructive pests like the Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) and the diseases it spreads.”