Press Release

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

As California’s population grows and climate dynamics extend periods of drought, supplying water to Californians has become increasingly challenging. Much of California’s water supply passes through the Sacramento−San Joaquin River Delta estuary, and Governor Brown’s proposed solution to divert water from this critical estuary threatens its health and has been controversial − receiving criticism from activists, environmentalists and economists alike.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) voices his support for Senate Bill 54, which prioritizes state and local law enforcement resources to California laws instead of federal immigration laws. “This issue of how our system of government works is something that every generation has to renew for itself,” said Assemblyman Cooley. “It’s the Founding Fathers who established the system that preserves independence of action to the states.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video: http://www.asmdc.org/Cooley

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova), Chair of the Joint Committee on Rules today convened the first of several hearings to examine the condition of the State Capitol Building Annex and the Legislature's options for dealing with this aging “People's House.”

Thursday, July 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Today members of the California Senate and Assembly Rules committees will meet for a hearing in the same room for the first time since 2002.

What special topic prompted the rare appearance of both sides of the Joint Rules Committee? The future of the Capitol annex, an outdated building that houses the offices of most of the 120 lawmakers in Sacramento.

The Capitol annex hasn't been significantly renovated since it was constructed in 1952, despite longstanding gripes that a structure dreamed up in an era of typewriters no longer meets the needs of a modern-day Legislature.

 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, June 28, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored the Homeless Assistance Resource Teams (HART) of Citrus Heights and Rancho Cordova as the 8th Assembly District’s 2017 Nonprofit of the Year.

Each year, the California Legislature hosts the California Nonprofits Day Celebration to recognize nonprofit organizations that make significant contributions to their communities.

Friday, June 23, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, June 21st, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored Jim Rounsavell as the 8th Assembly District’s 2017 Veteran of the Year.

Each year, the Assembly Veterans Committee hosts the Veteran of the Year Awards to recognize veterans with distinguished military careers or those who have continued to serve by making significant contributions to their communities.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

(Sacramento) – California State Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) stood in strong support of Assembly Concurrent Resolution 94.  ACR 94 proclaims June 2017 as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and the Longest Day.  Assemblymember Cooley recounted a personal story regarding how Alzheimer’s disease affects families… telling a story about his mother, who battled the disease.  Watch this Assembly Access Video to hear more from Assemblymember Cooley.