Press Releases

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty Introduces Measure to Make Legislators Pay for Sexual Harassment Payouts

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January 3, 2018                                                                           


Thursday, December 14, 2017

State Audit Finds Dangerous Flaws in California’s Concealed Carry Weapon License Program



(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Auditor today released its findings of a nine month audit of the Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Diego County Sheriff Departments’ Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) license programs, uncovering substantive flaws in how these counties issue CCW licenses. The audit also found that Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones violated numerous state laws and his own procedures in issuing CCW licenses.


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).