San Mateo – Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin announced his selection of Kitty Lopez, Executive Director of First 5 San Mateo County as the 2022 Assembly District 22 Woman of the Year.
San Mateo – Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin announced the introduction of AB 2197, which will appropriate $260 million from the State’s General Fund to the California State Transportation Agency for the purpose of closing the funding gap for the Caltrain Electrification Project and ensure the project’s completion by 2024.
“A significant budget surplus provides California with an opportunity to address on-going issues confronting the state. I am pleased to see the Governor’s continued effort to fight COVID-19. Additionally, I am glad to see he is taking seriously the sudden increase in retail theft, this needs to end now.
San Mateo – Assemblymember Kevin Mullin today called upon Sutter Health to reopen Mickelson Pool in San Mateo, and will be seeking answers why Sutter is pursuing this action which is detrimental to the well-being of San Mateo County residents.
San Mateo – “Jackie Speier is an icon and a legendary figure in San Mateo County and California legislative and political history.
Sacramento – Governor Newsom has signed bills totaling a historic $15 Billon to address a wide range of climate change issues, making it the largest investment of its kind in California’s history. This funding will help make California more resilient by investing in a wide range of prevention and adaptation activities throughout the state.
Sacramento – Governor Newsom has signed SB 129, also known as the “June 28 Budget Package”. This spending framework amends the budget sent to the Governor on June 14, 2021 and while it addresses many funding elements, it also includes funding for some specific projects that will benefit residents of San Mateo County.
Sacramento - “The unprecedented state budget surplus is a testament to the resiliency of the tech-driven California economy, but it is also a stark reminder of the volatility and unpredictability of the state’s tax revenue system. The budget surplus can falsely suggest a healthy economy exists for everyone - which we know is simply not the case.
Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin Names
Rosanne Foust Woman of the Year
San Mateo – Assembly Speaker Pro-Tem Kevin Mullin announced his selection of Rosanne Foust, President and CEO of the San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA) as the 2021 Assembly District 22 Woman of the Year.