In light of one school district closure, I gathered with local elected officials and public health officials in solidarity to provide an update on COVID-19 in the Sacramento region to advise our communities to keep calm and follow the guidance of our public health authorities.
(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.
(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.
Today, the State Auditor will outline their findings on the Sacramento City Unified School District’s fiscal condition to their Board of Education. It’s important that the district and community fully vet these significant and troubling findings. Their audit concluded the following:
(SACRAMENTO, CA) - “The Governor’s proposed 2020 budget provides a solid starting point—both in providing record rainy day reserves and making necessary investments for the future in areas like P-16 education, housing/homelessness, and health care.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Following the news this week of the second parent sentenced in the college admissions scandal, Governor Gavin Newsom signed the California Assembly’s College Admissions Reform package. Earlier this year, we learned of “Operation Varsity Blues,” where universities, coaches, and wealthy parents across the country and across California were taking advantage of the current college admissions process.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – AB 827, a bill that helps California reach its ambitious climate goals by having restaurants and other food service provide bins for recyclables and compostable waste has been signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The “Green Restaurants” bill, authored by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), helps California achieve its goal of diverting 75 percent of organic waste from landfills by 2025.