Press Releases

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today named United States Army veteran Sergeant First Class Norma Christensen as the Assembly District 7’s 2017 Veteran of the Year.

 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Assembly today approved the 2017-18 State Budget Act, which is on-time, balanced and makes historic, progressive investments in public education, the environment, healthcare, infrastructure and public safety. The Assembly approved the Budget Act on a vote of 59 to 20. Earlier in the day, the State Senate approved the 2017-18 Budget Act on a vote of 28 to 10.

Monday, June 5, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) has named Track 7 Brewing Company as the 7th Assembly District’s Small Business of the Year. Founded in 2011 by Jeanna and Ryan Graham and Becca and Geoff Scott, these families established Track 7 Brewing Company as an outlet for creative expression through unique and artisanal beers.

 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Assembly has approved AB 406 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), which would prohibit for-profit corporations from managing and operating charter schools in the state. The measure was approved on a 48 to 23 vote.

 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Assembly has approved AB 284 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), which would to create an independent review unit within the California Department of Justice to investigate officer-involved shootings. The measure was approved on a vote of 41 to 23.

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D - Sacramento) and the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance (Committee) today took final action towards completion of the 2017-18 Budget Act by making historic investments in early education, K-12 education and higher education that will help close California’s achievement gap, build a 21st century workforce and help more California students enroll in the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) and community college systems.

 

Monday, May 22, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The California State Assembly today approved AB 424 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento), which will update California’s Gun Free School Zones law to make schools truly gun free. The measure was approved on a vote of 43-23.