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Friday, April 7, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) voted in support of SB 1 (Jim Beall), to fund the decades-long backlog of fixes to state and local roads, bridges, and transit systems.

Tuesday, March 28, 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
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This bill takes an important step toward ensuring equitable access to California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) programs by farmers of color by requiring that CDFA begin reporting outreach efforts and program usage data for “socially disadvantaged farmers,” which include farmers and ranchers who identify as African American, American Indian, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander…

Monday, March 13, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) won bipartisan approval by the Assembly Human Services Committee of her legislation, Assembly Bill 273.  This important bill will help Californians who are pursuing English-language education or a High School Equivalency certificate receive state assistance for childcare services. Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry told the Committee she wrote AB 273 because English language learning and high school education are keys to job training, as well as educational and employment opportunities in California. “If you can’t learn English, you can’t finish your GED, enter job training, or pursue higher education,” said Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry. “If you can’t afford child care, you can’t get to your classes. This bill will help people who want to work take the first steps to get the training they need.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) and several of her Assembly colleagues introduced ACA 4, a constitutional amendment which would give local governments flexibility in funding critical 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 address public infrastructure challenges.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) introduced AB 525 to help small and new businesses stay open when faced with unexpected tax bills.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

As the mayor of the small town of Winters, Cecilia Aguiar-Curry advocated powerfully for computers in the schools and faster Internet speeds in her rural community.

Students in Winters’ classrooms now have computers and their parents learned how to use tablets — opening a new world for both them and their children.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Sacramento – Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) introduced AB 237 today in order to help Californians pursuing English-language education or a High School Equivalency certificate receive state assistance for childcare services. View Fact Sheet

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) says Governor Brown’s State of the State Address was “inspiring”. “He touched on so many issues that are really important to my district…transportation and housing and how we can move forward,” said Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry. She says she remains concerned about how much emphasis and resources will be dedicated to education. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) was appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) to Chair the Assembly Committee on Local Government for the 2017-18 legislative session.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

(Sacramento) – With a capacity crowd of family and friends looking on, newly elected Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) took the oath of office for the 2017-18 legislative session as the representative of the 4th Assembly District. “This district has six counties, it’s very large and diverse,” said Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry. She says health care access, agriculture and water will be her top priorities when the new session begins in January. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.