Press Releases

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Rainy Day Fund Strengthened while Working Families, Schools and Medi-Cal See Increases

“Today, the California State Legislature passed its seventh on-time balanced budget in as many years. As a member of the Assembly Budget Committee, I am very aware of the hard work done by all of the budget sub-committees, the two house conference committee as well as Governor Brown and his staff. 

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sacramento - “I am thrilled to learn that the Federal Transit Administration will be signing the Full Funding Grant Agreement for the Caltrain Electrification Project. This decision comes after numerous public and private sector groups conveyed to Transportation Secretary Chao that this funding was critical to the region and beyond.  While the electrification of Caltrain will provide a cleaner, faster, quieter rail system that will take cars off our roads, this project will benefit our growing region environmentally and economically for years to come.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sacramento - Governor Brown released his revised budget earlier today. Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo) released the following statement in response:

“The Governor’s budget revisions continue to champion a fiscally prudent approach to the State budget based on revenue projections and continued uncertainty around the economic impact California could experience based on a decline in revenue and/or significant changes to the level of federal funding the state may receive.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AB 84 would move California Presidential Primary Election to Super Tuesday in 2020

Sacramento – Today, AB 84, Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Kevin Mullin’s bill which would move California’s presidential primary to early March in 2020, passed out of the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee on a 6 – 1 vote with bi-partisan support.

Friday, April 7, 2017

“This legislation is long overdue and will provide much needed investments in roadways and public transit throughout California. Our transportation infrastructure already had many glaring needs and this winter’s heavy rain exposed even more fragile roadways in desperate need of repair. This issue is problematic beyond crumbling roads and bridges as drivers are finding themselves paying hundreds of dollars to repair their vehicles after hitting potholes. The funding in this bill will double the current investment in funding for public transit which will help relieve congestion in the Bay Area and will allow for road repairs in every California community.” #FixCARoads

Statement From Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin On the Passage of SB 1

Monday, March 20, 2017

Sacramento – California Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin has introduced AB 1405 to deploy more clean energy resources during peak electricity demand, in order to meet the State’s 2030 greenhouse gas (GHG) and renewable energy targets.

“California’s goals of 50% Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) by 2030, 40% greenhouse gas reductions below 1990 levels by 2030, and providing reliable, cost-effective electricity to energy customers are laudable, but ultimately incongruous in the absence of a policy framework and new market mechanisms to allow California’s Independent System Operator (CAISO) to manage the impacts of increasing renewables penetration” said Mullin.

Friday, February 10, 2017

AB 467 Would Ensure Voter Access to Information While Saving Money

Sacramento – Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin introduced AB 467, a bill that will ensure access to election material while preserving local resources by allowing local transportation expenditure tax plans to be posted online in lieu of being printed in a county voter information handbook.