Regional perspectives needed on CPUC - Carlos Villapudua

By: Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua

Warming weather in the San Joaquin Valley used to mean going to the annual asparagus festival, Stockton Heat games and car shows. Due to the global pandemic, housing and unemployment crises, catastrophic wildfires and energy shortages during heat waves, traditional events and daily life for Stockton residents have not been the same.

Victory for Higher Education in the Central Valley

Villapudua’s efforts help to prioritize San Joaquin County’s higher education in California Budget

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) applauded yesterday’s passage of Senate Bill (SB) 129, which included tens of millions of dollars for higher education in the Central Valley in California’s 2021-22 Budget.
 

Changes to police training passes Assembly, moves to Senate: Villapudua explains details

Assemblyman Carlos Villapudua says he doesn't want to see a repeat of “the senseless killing of George Floyd.” 

That is why he is the lead author of Assembly Bill 931, a legislative bill proposing changes to peace officer – including police – training.   

Villapudua, D-Stockton, says the idea is to implement training where officers are encouraged to stand up and intercede if they see a fellow officer potentially violating someone's rights. 

California Advances Training for Peace Officers’ Duty to Intervene

AB 931 passes out of Assembly with unanimous support

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) celebrated the passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 931 out of the State Assembly yesterday with unanimous support. AB 931 would require peace officers undergo robust training on their duty to intervene when witnessing excessive force being used on a civilian.

Critical Funds to Protect State's Bees Advances

Villapudua's AB 391 receives unanimous support in Assembly

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) applauded the Assembly’s passage of his legislation, Assembly Bill (AB) 391, yesterday with unanimous support.

Newsom’s budget includes funding for sustainable ag

There’s money for new equipment, pollinator habitat projects and alternatives to agricultural burning.

The Almond Alliance is lauding California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s inclusion of bee habitat projects and funding for growers in the revised budget proposal he unveiled recently.

The $267.8 billion budget that Newsom submitted on Friday, May 14 would include $213 million for an agricultural equipment incentive program, $150 million for the Alternatives to Agricultural Burning Incentive Program and $30 million in pollinator habitat funding, the organization notes.