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Friday, September 22, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) secured bipartisan approval on the last day of the Legislative session for his landmark water rights fairness legislation. The bill requires that unbiased administrative law judges conduct water rights enforcement hearings, instead of the State Water Board. “We have just one precious resource which feeds the only real economic engine in the region,” said Assemblyman Gray.

Monday, September 18, 2017

The odds were against Assemblyman Adam Gray in his long-shot effort to force additional fairness on decisions made by the State Water Resources Control Board.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

ASSEMBLYMEMBER ADAM C. GRAY
21ST ASSEMBLY DISTRICT
For Immediate Release: September 16, 2017
Contact: Adam Capper – (916) 319-2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray’s (D-Merced) announced the landmark passage of water rights fairness legislation after the bill received final approval on the last day of the Legislative session. The bill requires that unbiased administrative law judges conduct water rights enforcement hearings, instead of the State Water Board.

Friday, September 15, 2017

(Sacramento) – Following a long debate, the State Assembly passed a package of affordable housing legislation to address funding, project streamlining, stricter enforcement, and real accountability.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

ASSEMBLYMEMBER ADAM C. GRAY
21ST ASSEMBLY DISTRICT
For Immediate Release: September 14, 2017
Contact: Adam Capper
Phone: (916) 319-2021

 

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) issued the following statement today after the State Legislature sent Governor Brown a package of housing legislation:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) announced today that the California State Senate unanimously approved his bill to create an ongoing source of funding to California’s financially strapped network of fairs. AB 1499 would provide annual funding of approximately $15 million for reinvestment back into the state’s 78 fairs. AB 1499 now heads to the Governor’s desk.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

The largest circulation newspaper in western America decided to take Adam Gray to task last week. In a 715-word editorial, the Los Angeles Times denigrated Assembly Bill 313, which Gray authored.

Friday, August 11, 2017

By Adam Grey

An Aug. 3 Times editorial begins: "As California water becomes an increasingly precious and contentious resource, the state needs an umpire with the power to enforce laws against illegal diversions and protect the rights of the public and others..."

I could not agree more, but the Times then goes on to say the status quo is good enough and that good-governance legislation to fundamentally improve the process is unnecessary.

Monday, July 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) issued the following statement today after opposing renewal of the State Air Resources Board’s Cap-and-Trade program:

“Climate change is an immediate and significant threat to our planet, but AB 398 disproportionately impacts the poorest Californians, many of whom live in my district, while leaving clean energy sources like hydro out of the equation.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

First Class Petty Officer John Ceccoli

Assemblymember Adam Gray honored First Class Petty Officer John Ceccoli of Merced as the Veteran of the Year for the 21st Assembly District. First Class Petty Officer Ceccoli was honored today at a luncheon in Sacramento.