In the News

November 05, 2013

STOCKTON - Proposed federal rules governing food safety are a "one-size-fits-all" approach, in some cases are "excessive and unnecessary" and could pose "undue hardships" on growers while not guaranteeing against bacterial outbreaks, a panel of industry representatives said Monday afternoon. Continue Reading...

October 15, 2013

SACRAMENTO - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani that prohibits teen drivers from using a variety of potentially distracting communications devices while driving. Continue Reading...

October 11, 2013

SACRAMENTO - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill by state Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, that will require portable dental units that offer services to children at schools to be available for follow-up work, keep patient records, and make those records available to patients and their parents.  Continue Reading...

October 10, 2013

 State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, and Assemblyman Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, will take part in a town hall meeting in Lodi on Monday to discuss a variety of issues including pension and workers’ compensation reforms with city residents and officials. Continue Reading...

September 18, 2013

The California legislature last week honored UC Davis’ achievements and top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a resolution that was unanimously passed by both the state Senate and Assembly. Continue Reading...

August 06, 2013

The reform of California's crumbling enterprise zone system was a tremendous bipartisan achievement that will ensure the Central Valley has the tools to create jobs for years. The bill extends hiring credits and exempts manufacturers, food processors, and wineries from sales tax on equipment upgrades.

Read more here: http://www.modbee.com/2013/08/05/2847096/galgiani-rescues-enterprise-zone.html#storylink=cpy

 

August 02, 2013

STOCKTON - No more cheeseburgers for 9-year-old Juan Duran of Stockton.

"There's too much fat and salt," the Stockton boy concluded after observing a test tube containing the overabundance of both ingredients found in a cheeseburger. (For example, a Big Mac from McDonald's contains 29 grams of fat, or 45 percent of the daily value based on a 2,000-calorie diet, and 970 milligrams of salt, or 40 percent of the daily value).

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July 10, 2013

— SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Legislature has passed further changes to an economic development program that California lawmakers overhauled last week.

Read more: http://www.vcstar.com/news/2013/jul/04/lawmakers-tweak-new-business-incentive-program/#ixzz2YfEmu6GE
- vcstar.com
June 18, 2013

Low-income San Joaquin County residents can obtain free government surplus food Thursday at 15 locations. The centers could run out of food before listed closing times. Continue Reading...

May 31, 2013

SAN ANDREAS - A bill by State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, that would have required state agencies to notify the public of workshops and hearings on proposed new regulations was watered down this week.  Continue Reading...

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