Press Releases

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty Announces Police Reform Bills

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Continuing efforts to enact meaningful police reform in California, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty announces two critical pieces of legislation – a bill to ensure law enforcement agencies aren’t solely investigating their own officer-involved shootings and a measure to sunshine taxpayer-funded police use-o-fforce settlements.

Assemblymember McCarty and Senator Nielsen Introduce Bipartisan Red Flag Firearm Bill

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In a bipartisan effort to keep California communities safer, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty and Senator Jim Nielsen introduce AB 3127 – Extreme Risk Warning – to give local law enforcement throughout California the information they need to address prohibited individuals attempting to purchase deadly weapons.

Legislators and Education Advocates Announce Universal Transitional Kindergarten Bill

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In a major step forward to achieve universal early learning in California, Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty, Phil Ting, and Eloise Gómez Reyes and State Senators Susan Rubio, Lena Gonzalez, and Bill Dodd introduced AB 2500 – Universal Transitional Kindergarten (TK) – to expand access to transitional kindergarten for all four-year-olds throughout the state.

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, Assemblymember Jim Wood, and Senator Jerry Hill Remain Committed to Passing Comprehensive Legislation Following Governor Newsom’s Executive Action on Vaping

(SACRAMENTO, CA) - “We appreciate Governor Newsom’s engagement and look forward to working with him to go beyond these initial steps with legislation that takes the strongest action possible to stem the epidemic use by our youth of flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and other vape products.