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Galgiani Resolution Declares June Disability Awareness Month

June 11, 2015

Galgiani Resolution Declares June Disability Awareness Month

SACRAMENTO - Senator Galgiani is pleased to announce, today, SCR 53, which declares the month of June, 2015 as Disability Awareness Month passed the Assembly Floor. This resolution highlights the over 4 million California residents living with a disability. Senator Galgiani authored this resolution following the lead of several local municipalities, who have recognized the contribution of individuals with disabilities in their communities.

Galgiani Date Rape Drug Legislation Passes Senate Floor

June 03, 2015

Galgiani Date Rape Drug Legislation Passes Senate Floor

SACRAMENTO—Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani presented Senate Bill 333 on the Senate Floor. This bill will help rectify an unintended consequence of Proposition 47 by creating penalties for the possession of “date rape” drugs. In the November 2014 elections, voters passed Proposition 47 which reclassified many crimes from felonies to misdemeanors.

USDA Increases Support for Fight Against Invasive Aquatic Plants in Delta

May 29, 2015

USDA Increases Support for Fight Against Invasive Aquatic Plants in Delta


A partnership of county, state, and federal agencies, as well as allied boating and water resource protection interests, to improve control of invasive aquatic plants in the Delta has led to $1 million in new funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Areawide Pest Management Program, county and state officials announced this week.

Please Review- Traffic Advisory

May 28, 2015
TRAFFIC ADVISORY CALTRANS TO BEGIN $9 MILLION DOLLAR PAVEMENT REHABILITATION AND REPAIR PROJECT ON STATE ROUTE 12 IN SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY San Joaquin County - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a $9 million dollar pavement rehabilitation and repair project on State Route 12 (SR-12). This project will improve the driving surface from the Potato Slough Bridge to Flag City. The project will replace rumble strips, re-construct guardrails and apply an asphalt concrete overlay to the roadway.

Senator Galgiani Honors Our State's Fallen Heroes

May 04, 2015

SACRAMENTO- Senator Galgiani introduced SCR 20, which recognizes May 4, 2015 as Peace Officer’s Memorial Day in honor of 13 officers who died in the line of duty in 2014. Today is the 39th Annual Peace Officers Memorial Event, and on this day all Californians are urged to remember those individuals who have given their lives for our safety and express appreciation to those who continue to dedicate themselves to making California a safer place in which to live and raise our families.

MEDIA ADVISORY-Senator Galgiani to Hold Transfer Workshops for Heald College Students in Stockton and Modesto

May 01, 2015

Sacramento – Senator Cathleen Galgiani announced that she will host Transfer Workshops for Heald College students next Thursday in both Stockton and Modesto.  The workshops will provide information on transferring units, satisfying course requirements and financial aid questions.

There will be representatives on hand from the local Community Colleges (Delta College in Stockton and Modesto Junior College in Modesto), as well as from Humphries College and the Student Aid Commission as well as the Human Services Agency.


Galgiani Legislation to Create Delta Weeds Oversight Committee

April 29, 2015

SACRAMENTO—Yesterday, Senate Bill 223, authored by Senator Cathleen Galgiani, passed out of the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on a 7-1 vote.  SB 223 would create an oversight committee composed of community members and subject area experts who would monitor and evaluate the activities of the Division of Boating and Waterways and improve public transparency and accountability of aquatic invasive weed control in the Delta.



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