Press Releases

Friday, February 12, 2021
Capitol Building
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.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Autumn Burke (D-Los Angeles), David Chiu (D-San Francisco), and Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced legislation to remove Jim Crow era, racist language from real estate deeds.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

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.

Friday, February 21, 2020

(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.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

(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.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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:

Friday, January 10, 2020

(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.