Palm Springs, California - Today Republican Gary Jeandron launched his campaign against turncoat incumbent Chad Mayes of the 42nd Assembly District. Chad Mayes drew national attention after being admonished by the Republican Party for his part in voting with Jerry Brown and Democrats to continue the controversial Cap and Trade tax increase.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture is currently accepting proposals for the 2017 California Agriculture Special Interest License Plate (CalAgPlate) grant program. This program makes available an estimated $260,000 in grant funding to promote agricultural education and leadership activities for students at the K-12, post-secondary, and adult education levels. Proceeds generated through the sales of specialized, agriculture-themed license plates through the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have made this opportunity available.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Saturday announced that he has signed the following bills:

Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is thrilled to report the success of his efforts to include local priorities into the 2017-2018 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Expenditure Plan. This year’s plan is comprised of two budget bills, AB 109 and AB 134. These bipartisan supported measures, now headed to the Governor’s desk for signature, outline how our state will divvy up it’s nearly $1.5 billion in cap-and-trade revenues.

Sacramento, California - Early Saturday morning, SB 5, California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018 (De León/E. Garcia) was met with legislative success and will now advance to the Governor’s desk for signature.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: