Press Releases

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Contact: Pete Conaty, Legislative Advocate

(916) 492-0550

pconaty@sbcglobal.net

 

AMERICAN LEGION, DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2017 CALIFORNIA LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR

SENATOR BILL DODD & ASSEMBLYMAN ADAM GRAY

The American Legion, Department of California (Department) has named Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) as recipients of their 2017 Leo P. Burke Legislator of the Year awards. The Department’s Leo P. Burke Legislator of the Year award is bestowed to legislators who have supported California’s veterans, military members, and their families. The Legislature oversees and deliberates on a wide array of issues important to California Legionnaires such as: Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans memorials, veterans homes, veterans cemeteries, veterans outreach, assistance with claims filing, the National Guard, veterans in the criminal justice system, non-profit organization regulations, veterans license plates, as well as base realignment.

Senator Dodd and Assemblyman Gray were chosen for their leadership, support, and dedication to the veterans and service members of California. They will be presented their awards at the Department’s Annual Day at the Capitol event in the Spring of 2018.

Monday, October 16, 2017

ASSEMBLYMEMBER ADAM C. GRAY
21ST ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

For Immediate Release: October 16, 2017
Contact: Adam Capper – (916) 319-2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) expressed frustration and disappointment today upon learning that the Governor had vetoed Gray’s fair water rights hearing legislation.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

ASSEMBLYMEMBER ADAM C. GRAY
21ST ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

For Immediate Release: October 14, 2017
Contact: Adam Capper – (916) 319-2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) applauded Governor Brown today for signing into law his bill, AB 1499, which partially restores the state’s investment in California’s network of 78 fairs.

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.

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.

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.