Press Release

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.

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, 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.

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.”