Press Release

Monday, October 16, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – A measure by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), which would prohibit the outsourcing of University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) jobs to foreign countries was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown (D - California). Assembly Bill (AB) 848 prohibits the UC and CSU systems from displacing their employees with foreign workers and requires that contractors certify that employees in the United States will perform the work.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Legislation by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D – San Diego), Assemblymember Chris Holden (D – Pasadena), Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D – Carson), Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes (D – San Bernardino) and Senator Steven Bradford (D – Gardena) to eliminate employment barriers for individuals convicted of a crime was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown (D – California).

Friday, October 13, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) - Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today released the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown (D – California) signed AB 19 into law. The legislation, joint authored by Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago (D – Los Angeles), David Chiu (D – San Francisco) and McCarty, will make the first year of community college free for all first time, full time community college students in California.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

We think most employers would agree that the job market of the 21st Century requires additional credentials and that post-secondary training of some kind is almost mandatory to guarantee gainful employment. California faces an estimated shortage of one million college-educated workers needed to sustain our workforce and competitive advantage. This is our reality. A high school diploma alone isn’t enough.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Governor Jerry Brown signs AB 343 (McCarty, Gonzalez Fletcher, Nazarian) into law. AB 343 is part of the 'California Welcomes Refugees' legislative package, furthers the Golden State’s efforts to integrate refugee immigrants into our state.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Measure to Give Californians a Fair Chance at Employment Approved by Legislature

Friday, September 1, 2017

(Sacramento).- The pressure is mounting on the White House and the President to protect the five year old immigration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The program allows undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a two year period of deferred action from deportation and makes them eligible for a work permit. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) says this is a non-partisan issue. Republicans, Democrats and businesses all support and are aware of the benefits of the DACA program.