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As excerpted from the Record.

State Sen. Susan Eggman and Stockton officials met at Victory Park Thursday to formally receive a $5.4 million grant to renovate the long-shuttered Victory Park and McKinley Park pools.  

“To me this is an issue about equity, about making sure that we really bring the whole resources of California to every single neighborhood that we can,” Eggman, D-Stockton, said.  

Stockton Mayor Kevin Lincoln said he was grateful for Eggman’s long-standing commitment to bringing state resources to Stockton.  


As excerpted from kpbs. 

Under the bill by Talamantes Eggman and Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins, the 30-day window to return any purchased or leased vehicle would apply to enlisted service members up to and including the rank of Army, Marine Corps and Space Force sergeant, Air Force staff sergeant, and Navy and Coast Guard petty officer second class.

As excerpted from our Sacramento Bee Op-Ed.

After emerging from bankruptcy for the second time in two decades, PG&E is defending itself in court over recent wildfires, fending off growing dissatisfaction with its service and trying to raise its already sky-high rates to stay afloat.

As excerpted from the Sacramento Bee. 

“We’re talking about a world that no longer exists,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday as he proposed one of the most significant overhauls to California mental health care in the last 50 years.


State Sen. Susan Eggman, D-Stockton, called the governor’s proposal “bold and much-needed.”

As excerpted from the Lake County News.

Senate Majority Leader McGuire and the legislative coalition will be advancing a bill that will call on all state agencies, including the Golden State’s massive pension funds, CalPERS and CalSTRS, to divest from any and all Russian assets immediately.

It’s believed California has Russian investments exceeding over $1 billion, primarily in its pension funds. At this point there can be no excuse to invest in and support Putin, his oligarchs and the Russian economy.

As excerpted from ABC 7.

Sander Kushen of the consumer group CALPIRG says manufacturers limit the availability of parts and even service manuals to outside vendors, forcing the prices of repairs up. Adding to the difficulty in getting repairs done, some manufactures will void your warranty if you use a third party repair shop.

"The research shows that opting for repair over replacement could save California families $4.3 billion per year," said Kushen. That's an average of $330 per family.

As excerpted from the Sacramento Bee. 

“We have a collective failure,” Veronica Kelley, San Bernardino County’s Department Behavioral of Health director, told the committee. The problems are many. The state spends billions on mental health care but offers little direct oversight to counties, which are responsible for providing that care. Whether people facing a crisis receive care often depends on where they live. Some counties don’t provide the most basic data about their most severely mentally ill residents.

As excerpted from The Record.

San Joaquin District Attorney’s Office organized a gathering between community members and state Sen. Susan Talamantes Eggman on Friday, Dec. 3. 

“Speaking with survivors and victims of violent crimes this morning with the San Joaquin County District Attorney was incredibly powerful and moving,” Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton, said. “Listening to their stories, you could hear and feel their strength as they navigated their way through grief and anger.