Press Releases

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.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Measure to Give Californians a Fair Chance at Employment Approved by Legislature

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

State Auditor Report on UC Office of the President Makes the Case to End Outsourcing


(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance released the following statement in response to the California State Auditor report, “The University of California Office of the President: It Has Not Adequately Ensured Compliance With Its Employee Displacement and Services Contract Policies.”


Thursday, June 29, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) –Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) has named the organization Women’s Empowerment of Sacramento as the 7th Assembly District’s 2017 Nonprofit of the Year. 


Friday, June 23, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The California State Assembly has approved HR 23 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), recognizing June 20, 2017 as World Refugee Day. This resolution recognizes the sacrifices and positive contributions refugees make in our nation and affirms California’s support for refugee communities throughout the state.