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Regional Transit Project Receives Major Funding Boost

Valley Link Rail Project Awarded $25 Million to Advance Development

San Joaquin Valley – The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced on Monday the award of $25 million to the Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority for the Valley Link Rail Project.

Lawmakers propose $4.5B flood protection bond measure

CHICO, Calif. — Californians could be voting on a major flood protection bond next November.

State lawmakers are pushing a $4.5 billion bond measure which would help fund water infrastructure projects across the state. The bill's author, San Joaquin Valley Democratic Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua, said the language is not yet set in stone, but that funds from the bond would go to the Department of Water Resources (DWR).

Karen Rickman Celebrated as 2023 Woman of the Year

Assembly District 13 Recognizes the Extraordinary Work of Rickman.

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) recognized Karen Rickman as Woman of the Year for Assembly District 13 at this year’s Woman Making Herstory event.