(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.”
(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.