SACRAMENTO - Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron has been appointed to Governor Gavin Newsom's newly-created Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery The task force will be focused on California's economic recovery amid the COVID-19 crisis. Waldron, a small business owner, will serve along former governors, titans of industry and other leaders to help lead Californians through the long recovery ahead.
National emergencies bring out the best in us as Americans always step up to help those in need. During this coronavirus pandemic, individuals, non-profit organizations, and businesses are answering the call for help.
These times can be overwhelming. While we love our homes, being forced to stay there for extended periods causes stress, anxiety, and depression. We are worried about our income, our jobs, our kid's education, our health, our future.
Congress just passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at helping Americans cope with an economy that is suddenly screeching to a halt. Small businesses, along with millions of employees, have been hit hard
As Minority Leader, I have been working with the Governor to coordinate the state’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic. A number of important steps are underway.
SACRAMENTO - Today, the California State Assembly passed emergency funding providing $500 million to combat COVID-19 and authority for total expenditures up to $1 billion to the Governor. This proposal ensures disaster relief funding for extra capacity for hospitals, purchase hotel rooms for at-risk homeless, cleaning of child-care centers, and intent language to help stimulate the economy affecting small businesses and individuals going through economic hardship at this time.
Assembly Republicans Ask Governor to Join Effort to Mitigate Economic Hardships Caused by COVID-19 - Press Release
Dear Governor Newsom: First, we would like to thank you and your administration for continuing to provide updates regarding COVID-19 (commonly referred to as “coronavirus”) to the public. These updates have been helpful to a public eager to hear of the government’s overall preparedness and what actions the state is taking. We recognize that state and local health agency employees are working hard to communicate information to the public, treat infected persons, and minimize the spread of COVID-19.
SACRAMENTO- Six members of the Assembly Republican Caucus have introduced bills to address California’s energy and environmental challenges. This package includes budget requests, vegetation management plans, electrified public transit and a park expansion project. These bills will better the lives of all Californians.