Friday, January 20, 2017

An Open Letter to Californians

Today marks the inauguration of a new president and we, as legislators in California, pause briefly to witness the event. While our goals differ from the incoming administration, we will waste no time in lament because we are intent upon our work for California.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance released the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2017-18 state budget.

Small Business of the Year

Chando's named Small Business of the Year On May 25th of this year, I joined my colleagues in recognizing exemplary small businesses from around the state in honor of California Small Business Day. This year I had the privilege of honoring Chando's Tacos as District 7's small business of the year.

Climate Investments Report

California is a leader in green technology investments.  This includes solar for rooftops, energy efficiency upgrades for homes and businesses, vouchers for zero emission vehicles, and investments in public and affordable housing.

Below are some investments made in our community:

Clean energy upgrades for residences and businesses: Total $25.9 million

Water Conservation

The Legislature and Governor are working to respond to severe drought conditions, however, all Californians must take action to conserve our limited water supply.

Small adjustments can make a big difference. Here are some tips and tricks to help you conserve water at home:


Be Prepared For a Flood

Insure Your Home

Don’t get caught unprepared this winter. Visit to assess your area’s flood risk and get an insurance estimate. Remember: there is a 30-day waiting period before your coverage goes into effect so don’t wait until it’s too late.

Educate Yourself

After getting flood insurance, there are several things you can do to minimize losses in your home and ensure your family's safety.


It's Your Money, Get ItFor the third year in a row, California is offering an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for working low-income families and individuals. This year, the eligibility thresholds were lowered so that more people could qualify.

McCarty Legislation to Create Lower American River Conservancy Approved

As your representative in the State Assembly, I have an office that provides the highest quality of public service. Please read below for a variety of services and agencies my office can help you with.

Contact My Office

Constituent Services

Funding Your College FutureNo one should be priced out of higher education. Take advantage of your financial options today. California’s Cal Grant program ensures that if a student qualifies to attend college, the state will make sure they can attend.