Press Releases

Assemblymember Kevin Mullin Announces Legislation Boosting Caltrain Electrification

AB 2197 would help close existing funding gap

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.

Speaker pro Tem Mullin’s Statement on the Proposed Budget

“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.

Assemblymember Kevin Mullin To Push for Mickelson Pool Reopening

Will be engaging with local health care leaders to urge reversal of decision

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.

Climate Action Bills Benefit From Historic $15 Billion Budget Package

San Mateo County’s OneShoreline Receives $8M

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.

California’s Exceptional Budget Surplus Benefits San Mateo County

Projects in Millbrae, Pacifica and Redwood City will provide local and regional benefits

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.

Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin Statement on the 2021-22 State Budget Bill

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

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.