Press Releases

January 22, 2015

SACRAMENTO— Today TechAmerica announced their “Tech Champions” for 2014. This award recognizes legislators who are outstanding advocates for the technology industry in the Legislature and have shown support for this vital economic sector.

“I am very pleased to be one of only five legislators to have been recognized for my consistent leadership and support of the technology industry,” said Galgiani. “The technology industry is a major contributor to economic growth and jobs in our state and it is vital that the legislature continues to ensure that this industry grows.

January 09, 2015

I would like to inform my constituents of a state route which will be closed next weekend so that you may make alternative travel plans. Please see attachment for further details or contact my Stockton District office at (209) 948-7930.

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.

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.

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.

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.

December 02, 2014

Sacramento- Police officers, who have died in the line of duty, paid the ultimate sacrifice protecting our communities. Their families suffer daily, just trying to cope with the loss. Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani of the Central Valley wants to make sure the families are never victimized again.

 

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.

 

November 13, 2014

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

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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