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Assembly Appropriations Committee Rejects 3 Mathis pro-Water Bills
Sacramento - Today, the Assembly Appropriations Committee rejected AB 62, AB 64, and AB 66, bills that were authored by Assemblyman Mathis. Assemblyman Mathis issued the following statement upon the rejection of these bills:“Once again, the Appropriations Committee’s priorities do...
Mathis Condemns Record Deficit and Proposed Newsom Budget
Sacramento - This week, Governor Gavin Newsom revealed the extent of California’s fiscal deficit in his proposed budget. Assemblyman Mathis issued the following statement upon news of the fiscal deficit and proposed budget:“I am disheartened by the sheer magnitude of...
Public Safety Committee Passes Some Bills Designed to Punish Fentanyl Pushers; Rejects Others
Sacramento - : Today, the Assembly Public Safety Committee passed multiple measures designed to address the fentanyl crisis while rejecting other measures. Assemblyman Mathis issued the following statement upon the conclusion of the hearing:“I am disappointed in the Public Safety...
Fears grow as floodwaters threaten to drown this California city and prison complex
CORCORAN, Calif. — Just west of this normally dusty prison town, a civic nightmare is unfolding: Tulare Lake, a body of water that did not exist just two months ago, now stretches to the horizon — a vast, murky sea in...
Assemblyman Mathis Calls Out California Legislators Siding with Drug Dealers and Murderers on Fentanyl Crisis
Sacramento - Today, Assemblyman Devon Mathis joined his colleagues to force a vote on legislation to address the fentanyl crisis as the Assembly Public Safety Committee denied hearings for a number of common-sense fentanyl-related bills.“I was proud to join my...
GOP pressure forces Calif. Dems to hear fentanyl prevention bills
A handful of tough-on-crime measures targeting the ongoing fentanyl crisis were set to be ignored in 2023. GOP lawmakers balked over the carnage caused by inaction.In a surprise move, the California Assembly Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing next...