(FRESNO, CA) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) is donating $50,000 from his campaign funds to local community and educational organizations that are providing basic needs and services to families and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Assemblymember Arambula also is challenging elected officials and others to contribute to any organizations or agencies that are providing food or shelter, or other essential services, or volunteering to help the elderly or disabled neighbors isolated in their homes.
(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) today issued a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to block, for now, the Trump administration’s attempt to add the citizenship question to the 2020 census.
“I am grateful that the U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration’s move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The inclusion of that question is unnecessary and could cripple the massive effort to attain a correct count in California. This is especially true in the 31st District that I represent, which is home to populations that are difficult to count, including immigrants, young children, and communities of color.
(SACRAMENTO) – Assembly Bill 4 -- introduced by Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula in a renewed effort to ensure that undocumented adults in California have access to health care -- passed on the Assembly floor late Tuesday afternoon.
The bill – co-sponsored by Health Access California and the California Immigrant Policy Center – now will move to the State Senate for consideration.
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.
(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.