If approved, AB 252 would create a pilot program to support repurposing formerly irrigated agricultural land for less water-intensive uses.
If approved, the legislation would establish a stockpile of N95 masks to be distributed to farmers during a wildfire outbreak.
Rivas given honor for working to improve California’s public schools and his support of local counties and school boards.
The hearing, led by State Assemblyman Robert Rivas, included speakers who talked of the effects on agricultural workers, farms and farmlands, economic impacts, and agriculture-based wildfire mitigation opportunities.
Incumbent Robert Rivas has received over $600K in contributions; challenger Greg Swett is self-financing his campaign with $1,000.
"The next legislative session will be incredibly important for the Caucus and for the health and wellbeing of the state’s Latino plurality," Rivas said.
State Assemblyman Robert Rivas said AB 2043 and AB 2165 will ensure farmworkers have access to workplace safety information and essential state services.
Incumbent Robert Rivas and challenger Gregory Swett face off Nov. 3.
Launching statewide agriculture tour in October.
Increased health risks and fewer jobs as pandemic continues.
Assemblymember Robert Rivas says because of COVID-19, ‘we have no clear idea of what the state’s income will be over the year.’
Letter sent following reports of COVID-19 cases among farmworkers in District 30.
Additional legislation aimed at improving e-consult services and electronic court filings.
With concerns over liability and deed restriction, farmers appear unlikely to use new law AB 1783 intended to stimulate construction of farmworker housing.
Residents of Assembly District 30, which encompasses all of San Benito County, are invited to submit ideas for state legislation.