Press Releases

Thursday, August 30, 2018

RANCHO CORDOVA – Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) announced that his AB 2083 to help the most traumatized children in foster care find placements passed the Legislature today and will now move to the Governor’s desk.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Honoree Marty Snezek, his wife Annette Snezek, and Assemblyman Ken Cooley

SACRAMENTO – Last week, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored Martin “Marty” Snezek as the 8th Assembly District’s 2018 Veteran of the Year.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, June 6, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored the Earl J. Koobs Nature Area as the 8th Assembly District’s 2018 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, April 20, 2018


SACRAMENTO – On Monday, April 16, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored Dr. Adam Greenspan at the annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony at the State Capitol.

Each year, the California Legislative Jewish Caucus hosts the Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony on California’s Holocaust Memorial Day to recognize survivors, family of survivors or liberators.

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, 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.”

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.