Press Releases

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson) introduced SB 1261 to increase funding and support for local and state fairs. California is home to 78 fairs, including 23 county fairs, two citrus fruit fairs, and the California Exposition and State Fair (Cal Expo).

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) hosted a Fight Against Fentanyl press conference this morning with legislators, impacted families, and law enforcement to discuss fentanyl’s impact in California and how we are addressing it.

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego) and Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson) announce the introduction of the bipartisan Senate Bill 1074, called the “Sexually Violent Predator Accountability, Fairness, and Enforcement Act” (SAFE Act).

A grassroots effort to have a portion of U.S. 395 named after late Mammoth Mountain Ski Area founder Dave McCoy is closer to becoming a reality. Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 102 on January 18, to designate U.S. 395 from the junction with the Mammoth Lakes turnoff to Convict Lake Road as the “Dave McCoy Memorial Highway.”

BALLICO (Merced County) -- Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson) spoke at a press conference held Monday by Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke, to express her deep reservations and strong objection to the imminent release of 72-year-old Kevin Gray, a sexually violent predator (SVP), into Merced County.

BALLICO (Condado de Merced) - La Senadora Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson) habló en una conferencia de prensa realizada hoy por el Alguacil del Condado de Merced, Vern Warnke para expresar sus profundas opiniones y fuerte objeción a la inminente liberación de Kevin Gray de 72 años, un depredador con antecedentes sexuales (SVP, por sus siglas en inglés), en el Condado de Merced.

SACRAMENTO – Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson) presented Senate Bill 820 on the Senate Floor Monday afternoon, addressing the need for more rigorous cannabis enforcement to enhance public safety, protect the environment, and incentivize illegal growers to enter the legal market.

SACRAMENTO - Today, Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil (D-Jackson) presented a resolution on the Senate Floor to proclaim January as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. As a survivor of cervical cancer, the Senator knows the emotional and physical toll of such a diagnosis all too well.