Press Releases

Thursday, June 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Assembly today approved the 2017-18 State Budget Act, which is on-time, balanced and makes historic, progressive investments in public education, the environment, healthcare, infrastructure and public safety. The Assembly approved the Budget Act on a vote of 59 to 20. Earlier in the day, the State Senate approved the 2017-18 Budget Act on a vote of 28 to 10.

Monday, May 22, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The California State Assembly today approved AB 424 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento), which will update California’s Gun Free School Zones law to make schools truly gun free. The measure was approved on a vote of 43-23.

Monday, May 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Building upon California’s efforts to welcome and successfully integrate refugees from around the world, the California State Assembly today approved the “California Welcomes Refugees” legislative package by Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento), Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D – San Diego) and Adrin Nazarian (D- Sherman Oaks), which will help refugees access educational and employment resources necessary to become integrated and productive members of the state.

Thursday, May 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 revised proposed 2017-18 state budget.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO--Springtime in Sacramento often means lunch outside. On Tuesday May 2nd, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley), Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), and a bipartisan group of Assembly members and staff will spend their lunchtime helping establish a community orchard in the Del Paso Heights neighborhood in Sacramento.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today announced legislation that would prohibit tobacco retailers from accepting any coupon, promotion or discount on the retail sale of tobacco products.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D - Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance led a bipartisan effort today to reject Governor Jerry Brown’s proposal to reduce support for state child care and preschool programs and voted to restore $527 million in critical child care and preschool funding.