Press Releases

Monday, September 16, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) - “We appreciate Governor Newsom’s engagement and look forward to working with him to go beyond these initial steps with legislation that takes the strongest action possible to stem the epidemic use by our youth of flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and other vape products.

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.

Friday, December 14, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento) today applauded the California Air Resources Board’s decision to support Electrify America’s Cycle 2 ZEV Investment Plan, which will put California on the path to reach its ambitious climate goals.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) –After a successful day of introducing a comprehensive Pre-K for All Legislative Package, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) along with California State Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect Tony Thurmond lead a delegation of early childhood education advocates to learn about successful East Coast Pre-K for All programs.

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Continuing a career of advocating for our youngest learners, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), introduced the Pre-K for All Legislative Package. The package, includes three pieces of legislation, each designed to make high-quality preschool programs universally accessible for 3 and 4-year-old children across California.

Friday, September 7, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Governor Jerry Brown today signed AB 406 into law by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), which will prohibit for-profit corporations from managing and operating charter schools in the Golden State.