Senator Hurtado

Meet Senator Hurtado

State Senator Melissa Hurtado grew up in the Central Valley. As the daughter of immigrant parents and the first in her family to graduate from college, Melissa knows firsthand what it means to achieve the American dream. That is why she is serving in the State Senate – to advocate for access to healthcare, quality schools, good paying jobs and the opportunity for a better life.

After getting her degree at Sacramento State, Hurtado returned home to the Valley to serve her community and build a better life for Valley families. She served on the Sanger city council from 2016 until her election to the Senate in November 2018..
 

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Press Release

January 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) issued the following statement on today’s Kern County Board of Supervisors’ meeting regarding California’s new oil and gas initiatives:  

Press Release

January 10, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020 – 2021 budget proposal:  

Press Release

January 8, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – State Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger), representing the 14th Senate District in California, which includes cities in Fresno, Kern, Kings and Tulare counties, is pleased to announce that Shery Yang has joined the office as California’s State Capitol’s first Hmong Chief of Staff.