SACRAMENTO— Today, Assemblymember Jose Medina’s (D-Riverside) bill, which would make ethnic studies a high school graduation requirement, passed the Assembly Floor with 54-19 vote.
SACRAMENTO— Today, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) successfully got the following bills out of the Assembly Committee on Appropriations:
SACRAMENTO— Today, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) brought together students, faculty, and legislators to urge the governor to fully fund the UC and CSU. Despite on-going pressure from students, faculty, labor unions, and the State Legislature, Governor Brown failed to increase funding for the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) in the May Revision of the proposed budget.
SACRAMENTO— Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, released the following statement on Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s revision of the proposed 2018-19 Budget:
SACRAMENTO— Tonight, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) will be recognized as the “2018 Distinguished Citizen Award Honoree” by the California Inland Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America. This award recognizes exemplary leadership and dedication to the community.
SACRAMENTO— Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) released the following statement on the University of California’s announcement that it will not take up a vote on in-state tuition increases at the May meeting of the UC Board of Regents:
SACRAMENTO— Today at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Moreno Valley, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) held a press conference to discuss the need for transparency of tax payer-funded subsidies for warehouse developments. The Assemblymember was joined by local elected officials, labor organizations, and community leaders to urge support for AB 2853, which will increase public transparency before approving an economic development subsidy for warehouse distribution centers.
SACRAMENTO— Today in honor of the Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) recognized Yolanda R.S. Granaada of AD 61 on the Assembly Floor.
SACRAMENTO— To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the East LA student walkouts, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), in partnership with Assembly and academic colleagues, held a press conference to discuss the historical impact of the protests and the continued need for the integration of ethnic studies into public school curriculum. The event served to urge legislative support for AB 2772, which would mandate ethnic studies as a high school graduation requirement.
SACRAMENTO— Today, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 2772 to require ethnic studies in high school.