Press Releases

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) passed AB 920 off of the Assembly Floor last week despite intense utility opposition. AB 920 will maintain a place in the energy market for renewable resources such as geothermal, biomass, and biogas. These resources provide high-paying jobs across California – particularly in Colusa, Lake, Yolo and Sonoma Counties in her 4th Assembly District – improve air quality, and help ensure our electricity supply is reliable.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Sacramento, CA –  Today, Assembly Joint Resolution 15, a bill expressing the support of the California State Legislature to continue protecting national monuments, passed out of the State Assembly on a  bipartisan vote of 56-16. The measure was introduced by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) last week in response to the announcement of a federal review of national monuments, and was originally coauthored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D – Santa Rosa), and Senators Bill Dodd (D – Napa) and Mike McGuire (D – Healdsburg). The measure has since gained such significant momentum that the four lead authors were joined by 49 additional Assembly coauthors as part of the action today on the Assembly Floor. Link to video of Assembly Floor Presentation

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sacramento, CA –  Today, Assembly Joint Resolution 15, a bill expressing the support of the California State Legislature to continue protecting national monuments, passed out of the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife with a 9-4 vote. This measure was introduced by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) last week in response to the announcement of a federal review of national monuments, and is coauthored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D – Santa Rosa), and Senators Bill Dodd (D – Napa) and Mike McGuire (D – Healdsburg).

In late April, President Trump signed an executive order for the review of all national monuments designated by the federal government under the Antiquities Act since 1996. Since the Antiquities Act’s passage in 1906, no President has revoked the national monument designation of another president.

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, 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.

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