Media Contact: Michelle.Sherwood@sen.ca.gov
 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger), released the following statement upon all ten of her bills passing the Senate Appropriations Committee today:

 




SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger), joined her colleague, Senator Dave Cortese, in sending a Letter to United States Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting an investigation into possible drought profiteering and water rights abuses in the Western states.  The Senators are concerned about the increasing amount of water rights being purchased by hedge funds, their potential anti-competitive practices and the devastating impact that could have on our water security.




Media Contact: Michelle.Sherwood@sen.ca.gov

 

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) released the following statement after Governor Newsom released his 2022-23 May Revise:

 




Media Contact: Michelle.Sherwood@sen.ca.gov

 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) released the following statement regarding her press conference urging funding in the legislative budget for Water Resiliency Funding. This request comes on the heels or water rations for health and safety:
 




Media Contact: Michelle.Sherwood@sen.ca.gov

 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) released a statement after SB 1219— the State Water Resiliency and Modernization Act passed the Senate Environmental Quality Committee 5-0:

 




Media Contact: Michelle.Sherwood@sen.ca.gov

 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) released the following statement when her bill, Senate Bill 1066—the Farmworker’s Drought Resilience Pilot Project passed the Senate Human Services Committee 4-1:

 




Media Contact: Michelle.Sherwood@sen.ca.gov

 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) released the following statement when her bill, Senate Bill 1092—the Equitable Access to Services Act passed the Senate Human Services Committee 5-0:

 




Media Contact: Michelle.Sherwood@sen.ca.gov

 

DELANO, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) held a press conference on Senate Bill 1066—the Farmworker’s Drought Resilience Pilot Project--that will provide assistance to eligible farmworkers, who have been impacted by drought: