Press Releases

Villapudua Introduces Bill Proposed by Student from Lincoln High School

Legislation prioritizes mental health awareness for students

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) has introduced an Assembly Bill which was proposed by Eshika Arora, a student from Lincoln High School and winner of the There Ought to be a Law program for the district.

Villapudua Works to Establish the California Apprenticeship Grant Program

AB 299 looks to lower barriers to access and prepare our workforce for the jobs of tomorrow

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) has introduced legislation to create the California Apprenticeship Grant Program. This will provide supplemental financial resources for qualified individuals working as an apprentice, aiming to lower the barriers to access for these valuable work-based learning opportunities. 

Villapudua Addresses Barriers to Accessing Homeless Shelters

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) recently introduced legislation, Assembly Bill 258, addressing existing barriers homeless individuals face when seeking a shelter or temporary housing by ensuring that they will not be separated from their pet during their stay.

Villapudua Authors Bill to Legalize the use of Personal Wine Containers

Legislation seeks parity, reduction in consumer waste

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) recently introduced Assembly Bill 239, which would allow licensed winegrowers to fill their customers personal, refillable wine containers at wineries and tasting rooms.

Assemblymember Villapudua Responds to Governor’s Proposed Budget

Broad, inclusive economic recovery at top of mind amidst pandemic wake

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s proposed 2021-22 State Budget, which totals $227 billion.

Carlos Villapudua Receives Committee Assignments for 2021-22 Legislative Session

Sacramento, California - On Saturday, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced the 2021-22 legislative session committee assignments.

Speaker Rendon appointed Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua to serve on the following committees:

  • Agriculture
  • Water, Parks & Wildlife
  • Human Services
  • Rules

“I am excited to get to work and to be given the opportunity to serve on these committees,” said Villapudua. “These assignments give me the perfect opportunity to work on issues that affect my district, as well as the state.”

These committee assignments allow Villapudua to weigh in on issues ranging from the agricultural Issues that affect San Joaquin County farms, to our San Joaquin Delta to the wide variety of Human Services issues that are vital to so many in the 13th Assembly Disitrict.

Assemblymember Villapudua is married to his wife Edith, and their blended family of four daughters. From his youngest who just started Pre-K to his oldest who just began her college journey at San Diego State University. To learn more about Assemblymember Villapudua please visit his website at