State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. Photo provided by the office of Robert Rivas.

Government / Politics

Assemblyman Rivas urges Governor for more relief

Letter sent following reports of COVID-19 cases among farmworkers in District 30.

Neil Kitchens and Robert Rivas at the Oct. 18, 2018 election forum hosted by BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau and Youth Alliance. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Government / Politics

Former Assembly candidate faces election fraud charges

Neil Kitchens denied using an address outside of the district during his campaign.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo.

Government / Politics

Rivas speaks out on 2020 Census question

“The Census is not and must not be a political weapon that incites fear in our community," Rivas said.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo.

Agriculture

30th State Assembly District receives $400,000 for soils projects

“The Healthy Soils Program does tremendous work to support farmers and ranchers in developing environmentally friendly farming practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the health of our soil,” Rivas said.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Q and A with Assemblyman Robert Rivas

The former county supervisor responds to questions concerning statewide issues, finances and local representation in Sacramento.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Assemblyman Robert Rivas announces committee assignments

State representative assigned to committees for Agriculture, Appropriations, Government Organization, Local Government and Rules.

Robert Rivas at a 2017 town hall meeting. Photo by John Chadwell.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Moving Forward

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas says he looks forward to having the opportunity to work on behalf of the 30th State Assembly District in Sacramento to make the California Dream a reality for all.

Assemblywoman Anna Cabellero. File photo.

Agriculture

Bill led by Caballero extends migrant workers’ housing rights

Eliminates 50-mile radius and six-month stay rule.

Neil Kitchens and Robert Rivas at the Oct. 18, 2018 election forum hosted by BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau and Youth Alliance. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Government / Politics

Election 2018: 30th State Assembly District

Candidates Neil Kitchens and Robert Rivas run to represent San Benito County, Salinas, Gilroy and more.