Press Release

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.

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.” 

Monday, May 22, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) announces his support for the reinstatement of $15.4 million to CTE Pathway funds and Future Farmers of America (FFA).

Thursday, May 11, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) was appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) to the Board of Directors of the California High Speed Rail Authority, the state agency charged with the planning, designing, building, and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the nation.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

(Orange Cove, CA) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula in partnership with VSP Global and local VSP network doctors will host a vision care clinic in Orange Cove on Friday, May 12th.

Monday, May 8, 2017

(Sacramento) - Today, Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) testified before the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Public Safety and requested funding for local public safety facilities in Fresno County.  He is asking the state to provide nearly $10 million to help make desperately needed improvements to local police departments.  The last two state budgets have included funding for improvements to local public safety buildings in communities that have outdated facilities.