Press Releases

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Assemblymember McCarty Calls for California Legislators to be Financially Liable for Sexual Harassment Claims

 

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) released the following statement on his commitment to end sexual harassment in the California Legislature. As the State Assembly looks into ways to further protect workers from sexual harassment and abuse, Assemblymember McCarty has offered a number of reforms to increase accountability of elected officials and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

 

Friday, November 17, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, released the following statement in response to the report on state audit interference and the University of California (UC) Regents' actions Thursday:

Thursday, October 26, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) –Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today released the following statement in response to two Sacramento Police Department officers that were fired following an investigation of their involvement in the shooting death of an African American Sacramento resident, Joseph Mann.

Monday, October 16, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – A measure by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), which would prohibit the outsourcing of University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) jobs to foreign countries was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown (D - California). Assembly Bill (AB) 848 prohibits the UC and CSU systems from displacing their employees with foreign workers and requires that contractors certify that employees in the United States will perform the work.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Legislation by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D – San Diego), Assemblymember Chris Holden (D – Pasadena), Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D – Carson), Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes (D – San Bernardino) and Senator Steven Bradford (D – Gardena) to eliminate employment barriers for individuals convicted of a crime was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown (D – California).

Friday, October 13, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) - Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today released the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown (D – California) signed AB 19 into law. The legislation, joint authored by Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago (D – Los Angeles), David Chiu (D – San Francisco) and McCarty, will make the first year of community college free for all first time, full time community college students in California.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Governor Jerry Brown signs AB 343 (McCarty, Gonzalez Fletcher, Nazarian) into law. AB 343 is part of the 'California Welcomes Refugees' legislative package, furthers the Golden State’s efforts to integrate refugee immigrants into our state.