Friday, June 3, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The Assembly passed AB 2017 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) today on a bi-partisan vote of 62-0.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

LA Times

Amid outrage over the number of out-of-state students taking spots in the University of California system, the Assembly on Wednesday voted to approve a 10% cap on nonresident enrollment phased in over the next six years.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA)- This week, the Assembly acted on a number of bills relating to education authored by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento).

Thursday, June 2, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the Assembly passed AB 1711, jointly authored by Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) and Jose Medina (D-Riverside) with bi-partisan support.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The Assembly today passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1716, which would create the Lower American River Conservancy, on a bi-partisan vote of 55 to 16.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), chair of Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education, today proposed a new plan to address the shortfall of California students entering the University of California (UC) system.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Sacramento Bee

Lawmakers would like to see the University of California admit more resident high-schoolers and fewer students from outside the state.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Dr. Benet Omalu testifies to promote safe youth sports

(SACRAMENTO, CA)- The Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media passed Assembly Bill (AB) 2007 (McCarty, D-Sacramento) today, on a vote of 5 to 0. The Concussion Management Youth Sports Act would help protect youth sports participants from injury by requiring the same protocol to be observed as those in place for high school athletes.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – This morning, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, issued the following statement regarding the suspension of UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi:

"UC Davis has long been known for rigorous academics, world class research, an innovative medical center in Sacramento, and an active student body. But now it is time to turn the page with Chancellor Katehi and move forward."

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The Assembly today passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1594, Tobacco/ Smoke Free Public Postsecondary Campuses (McCarty, D-Sacramento) with bipartisan support on a vote of 48 to 24. This bill would prohibit any person from smoking or using any tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, on any of the California Community College (CCC), and California State University (CSU) campuses by 2018.