Press Releases

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.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA)- The Assembly Committee on Education passed Assembly Bill (AB) 2660, The Quality Early Education and Development Act of 2016 (McCarty, D-Sacramento) today, on a bipartisan vote of 7 to 0.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the Assembly Committee on Higher Education passed AB 1711 (Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento), which would cap nonresident enrollment at specified campuses of the University of California (UC) on a bi-partisan vote of 8-2.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The Assembly Committee on Higher Education passed AB 2017 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) today on a bi-partisan vote of 10-0.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assembly Natural Resources Committee passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1716, which would create the Lower American River Conservancy, today on a vote of 6 to 0.