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Thursday, February 23, 2017

As excerpted from the Merced Sun-Star

Lawmakers are looking at a bill that aims to bring marijuana restrictions more in line with the regulation of alcohol and tobacco.

Introduced by Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced, the legislation is supposed to close loopholes left open during the passing of Proposition 64.


 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

As excerpted from CBS 13

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The regulations are ramping up when it comes to recreational marijuana in California.

The cannabis industry, which is largely self-regulated, is slowly becoming more restrictive. Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) introduced a bill that would place far more child protections on future recreational marijuana businesses.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

As excerpted from the Merced Sun-Star

More than $59 million in fraudulent workers’ compensation claims were prevented thanks, at least in part, to a bill by Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced, signed into law last year, according to a statement from his office.

 

Friday, February 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) today announced that his Assembly Bill 1244, which was signed into law last year, has prevented more than $59 million in fraudulent Workers’ Compensation claims.

“This is an example of a common sense policy actually working to make doing business in California cheaper and easier,” said Gray. “Since becoming law, we have seen a reduction of more than $1 million of fraud per day.”

Friday, February 17, 2017

Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (21st District) announced two separate bills this week, one of which aims to assist retiring military service members, and another that will make it more difficult for minors to purchase and consume marijuana.

The Service to Civilian Act will aid those who have retired from the military as they transition into civilian life, providing a depreciating tax exemption over the course of the first five years after a veteran retires from military service.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

As exerpted from The Ceres Courier

Describing California's water management structure as "broken," Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) introduced new legislation Feb. 6 to overhaul and restructure the current administration and enforcement of water rights and the State Water Project.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) today announced the introduction of new legislation, Assembly Bill 729, to combat the purchase and consumption of marijuana by children and people under the age of 21.

“With the legalization of recreational use marijuana under Proposition 64, it is more important than ever that safeguards are put in place to ensure marijuana stays out of the hands of children,” said Gray. “Anyone that has read the proposition can see the chapter titled ‘Protecting Minors’ is sparse on details to actually accomplish that goal.”

Monday, February 13, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) today announced the introduction of the Service to Civilian Act to assist retiring military servicemembers as they transition into civilian life.

“Despite having the nation’s largest veteran population, California’s policies are increasingly driving veterans out of the state,” said Gray. “Our policies are especially burdensome for newly retired, post-9/11 veterans just transitioning to civilian life.”

Monday, February 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) today announced the introduction of new legislation, Assembly Bill 313, to overhaul California’s water management structure.

Monday, February 6, 2017

After five years of punishing drought and the state’s plan to allocate more irrigation water for fish, Assemblyman Adam Gray is rolling out newly proposed legislation to restructure the state’s water management to improve communication and simplify the network of power.

Gray, D-Merced, announced Assembly Bill 313 on Monday, saying the drought revealed how broken the state’s water management system is.