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Galgiani Introduces Legislation Aimed At Curbing Frivolous ADA Lawsuits

January 08, 2015

SACRAMENTO- The recent swell of lawsuits in the Central Valley filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act has had a distressing impact on businesses, even forcing some to shut their doors. Predatory lawyers from outside of our community are coming in and demanding considerable sums of money from local businesses under the auspices of damages endured by their clients.

Galgiani Continues Chairmanship of Senate Agriculture Committee

January 07, 2015

Senator Cathleen Galgiani is proud to announce that she has been re-appointed as Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee.

“With the drought now entering into its 4th year, the $44.7 billion California Agriculture industry is facing unprecedented challenges. I look forward to continuing my leadership on issues facing one of California’s most important industries.  We have over 80,000 farms in our state, and as Chair of the Agriculture Committee, I am committed to finding solutions to ensure that we remain the bread basket of the nation” said Galgiani.

High-Speed Rail Authority Announces Bid Results on Next Segment of Construction in the Central Valley

December 12, 2014

High-Speed Rail Authority Announces Bid Results on
Next Segment of Construction in the Central Valley

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has identified Dragados/Flatiron/Shimmick as the apparent best value team for the design-build contract for Construction Package 2-3 (CP 2-3), the next 65 mile segment from Fresno to North of Bakersfield.

Senator Galgiani to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Water Hyacinth Infestation

December 12, 2014

Senator Cathleen Galgiani to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Water Hyacinth Infestation

 Stockton – Senator Cathleen Galgiani will be hosting an expert panel to discuss Water hyacinth and Egeria densa.  The panel will include representatives from the Division of Boating and Waterways, USDA, NASA, California Delta Chambers & Visitor’s Bureau, and the Port of Stockton.

Senator Galgiani Holds Hearing Regarding Asian Citrus Psyllid

November 14, 2014

PRESS RELEASE

SENATOR GALGIANI HOLDS HEARING REGARDING ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID

 

Modesto – The Senate Agriculture Committee chair, state Senator Cathleen Galgiani, held an informational hearing regarding the spread of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Central California.  Representatives from federal and state agencies, including the USDA and California State Department of Food and Agriculture presented their information regarding the spread of the Asian Citrus Psyllid.

 

Senator Galgiani to Hold Hearing

November 13, 2014

                                                           MEDIA ADVISORY
                   SENATOR GALGIANI TO HOLD HEARING ON STOPPING THE SPREAD OF
                                                 ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID

Media Advisory - Modesto Farm to Fork

October 17, 2014

Media Advisory

 

What: Modesto Farm to Fork Event

 When: Saturday, October 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 Where: First Methodist Church Hall, 850 Sixteenth Street, Modesto

                 (Next to the Downtown Certified Farmers Market)

 Who: Senator Cathleen Galgiani will be the host and MC with event partners (listed below)

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