Press Releases

February 13, 2015

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February 11, 2015                                                                                               Trent Hager 916-651-4005

              Senator Galgiani Appointed to Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Protection Commission

February 09, 2015

I would like to inform my constituents that the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the eastbound and westbound #1 (left) lane on State Route 12 at Potato Slough for bridge work.

Work will begin on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, through Thursday, February 12, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.

Motorists should expect 10 minute delays.  Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

January 26, 2015

Senator Galgiani Announces the Introduction of Legislation Designed to Get Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Out of California


Sacramento—Today, Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) introduced Senate Bill 139 which is drafted with the intent of aiding law enforcement in the protection of our communities from synthetic drugs. In a follow-up to her previous legislation from 2014 which created the penalty structure for the possession of a synthetic drug, Galgiani introduced SB 139 in order to assist with the enforcement of the law.


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.


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