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Dear President Reynolds,

I write in opposition to AT&T’s application to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to discontinue its Carrier of Last Resort (COLR) obligation to provide Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS). The negative impacts of this proposed action would disproportionately impact thousands of customers in my district, representing a significant number of rural and disadvantaged communities that rely exclusively on land-line telecommunications service.




As a mother of children who are now adults, I recall being haunted by the possibility of having their safety compromised by a child predator, or a Sexually Violent Predator (SVP), no less.




Dear Director Baass and Director Johnson,

I am writing to request your urgent assistance in responding to questions and concerns from county leaders and constituents in my district regarding the proposed development of three commercial substance abuse treatment centers.




By: Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil

It’s no secret recent devastating wildfires in California have changed the face of many industries, most egregiously impacting the wine industry.




Across California, the cost of homeowners insurance is further fueling housing unaffordability. While many city households in California may still enjoy some of the lowest homeowners insurance rates in the nation, the astronomical insurance cost increases for residents, businesses and even public service agencies like our fire districts in fire risk areas can have a detrimental impact to the wellbeing of our state.




Rounding out the month-long commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, state Sen. Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson) presented a check for $200,000 to the Stanislaus Community Foundation, kick-starting the development of the Latino Leadership Fund.




June 24, 2023 - The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) reports RCRC, in coalition with partners from the fair industry, local government, agricultural and community groups, supports Senate Bill 624, authored by Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson).




On Wednesday, State Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil was pleased to announce that SB 624, a bill aimed at safeguarding the funding for California fairs, has successfully passed the Assembly Agricultural Committee.