Assemblymembers McCarty, Gonzalez Join Women’s Organizations to Announce Local Government Training Measure

Bill requires all local elected officials to complete sexual harassment prevention training, closing existing loophole

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) and Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) announced legislation which would require all local elected officials to take the same sexual harassment prevention training required of city staff and state legislative bodies.

"Elected officials have a higher bar as supervisors to understand the laws that protect their employees and to ensure their workplaces are free from sexual harassment," noted Assemblywoman Gonzalez, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Women in the Workplace, "This starts with guaranteeing they receive the necessary training to keep workers safe."

Conservancy could solve parkway woes - Sacramento Bee

Another year, another plan to fix the American River Parkway. Still, we’re hoping this latest idea might just work.

As the 23-mile urban forest continues to struggle in the wake of devastating budget cuts during the recession, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, has suggested creating a state conservancy like the one that has so benefited the Los Angeles and San Gabriel rivers.

Mccarty And Hernández Release Legal Opinion On Sacramento’s Minimum Wage Proposal

Proposed tip carve-out is currently illegal under California law

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) and Roger Hernández (D-West Covina) released an opinion today from the Legislative Counsel’s office which holds that the proposal on total compensation rate is illegal.  The opinion was released prior to the Sacramento City Council’s consideration of the report produced by the Minimum Wage Task Force.

Assemblymember McCarty, Law Enforcement, Teachers, and Parent Leaders Rally for Preschool

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) and supporters led a rally at the Natomas School Readiness Program in support of AB 47—The Preschool for All Act of 2015.  During the rally, a preschooler named Sienna signed a petition on behalf of California children to Governor Brown.  The bill has garnered strong support among over 40 education, health, parent, civic, law enforcement, business, faith, local leaders, and military organizations.  AB 47 is currently on the Governor’s Desk for his consideration.

“California has the opportunity to provide each of our low-income children access to quality preschool,” said Assemblymember Kevin McCarty.  “We hope the Governor shares this same vision and we’re here to urge Governor Brown to sign AB 47 into law.”