Press Releases

Monday, January 28, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), introduced ACA 6, known as the Free the Vote Act, which would restore the right to vote for people that served their time but are on parole. ACA 6 is sponsored by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and jointly authored by Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty, Shirley Weber, Rob Bonta, Lorena Gonzalez, Ash Kalra, and Sydney Kamlager-Dove. In California, a person’s right to vote is suspended when they are incarcerated or on parole for a felony conviction.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2019-20 state budget.

“I applaud Governor Newsom’s 2019 budget proposal—reflecting his promises to save for a rainy day and invest in our future. The budget proposal makes the necessary investments in public education from early childhood education to K-12 schools to higher education.