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Aguiar-Curry introduces bill to ‘Make Clear Lake Clear,’ establish blue ribbon committee

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – A bill to create a blue ribbon committee to study Clear Lake and develop a plan to protect and improve its conditions passed unanimously out of the Assembly’s Natural Resources Committee this week.

Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters), who represents Lake County in the Assembly, introduced AB 707.

The bill establishes a blue ribbon committee for the study of potential threats to Clear Lake water quality and will develop and monitor any necessary plan to assure the lake’s health.

CA Climate & Agriculture Bills to Watch in 2017

CA Climate and Agriculture Network

Every legislative session, CalCAN reviews dozens of bills proposed by California legislators for their potential impact on farmers, their communities, and the climate. Below is an initial list of bills we have taken a position on (we are still tracking and analyzing more!)...

Assembly Bill 1348 (Aguiar-Curry): Farmer Equity Act

Aguiar-Curry to examine wine industry issues in the Assembly

SACRAMENTO — For the third year running, a representative of Napa will again lead efforts in the state Assembly to study issues affecting the California wine industry.

With her appointment this month as chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Wine, Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Winters, will be at the forefront of identifying and examining issues that affect the wine industry in Napa and the state. In her new role, Aguiar-Curry succeeds former 4th District Assemblymember and current state Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, the committee’s previous chair.

Aguiar-Curry introduces measure to lower bond vote threshold

Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Winters, and several of her Assembly colleagues have introduced ACA 4, a constitutional amendment that would give local governments flexibility in funding infrastructure and affordable housing projects.

This bill is targeted to help the urgent needs of local communities, to increase the supply of affordable housing and to address public infrastructure challenges.

Aguiar-Curry introduces bill to help small business

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Winters, introduced AB 525 on Monday to help small and new businesses stay open when faced with unexpected tax bills.

“The tax code is complex for anyone, but for a new business it can be overwhelming and lead to unintended mistakes,” said Aguiar-Curry in a press release. “Few small businesses have accounting specialists, so the responsibility falls on the owner. The Offer in Compromise Program provides entrepreneurs with a second chance if they find out that they’ve made a mistake calculating or reporting their taxes.”