Press Release

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA— Assembly members Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of Assembly Budget Subcommittee 2 on Education Finance released the following statement on the status of AB 1314.

Friday, June 26, 2020

SACRAMENTO— Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, released the following statement after the Assembly’s vote on the 2020-21 State Budget:

“The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted California’s economy. We started this year with a projected budget surplus, yet the pandemic created a staggering deficit we needed to reconcile. The Legislature made tough decisions to develop a balanced budget.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Thursday, May 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO— Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision of the 2020-21 State Budget:

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) released the following statement expressing support of University of California President Janet Napolitano’s proposal that would make the SAT and ACT optional for the first two years and eliminate the test for years three and four.

Monday, May 4, 2020

SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) released the following statement expressing opposition to Riverside County Board of Supervisors’ proposal to reverse certain COVID-19 public health orders mandated by Riverside County Public Health Officer, Dr. Cameron Kaiser:
 
“I am deeply concerned that the Riverside County Board of Supervisors is considering a proposal that would rollback current public health guidance put in place by Riverside County’s top health official, Dr. Cameron Kaiser.