Press Releases

Assemblymembers Ken Cooley, Kevin McCarty, Jim Cooper Launch Plan to Address Public Safety and Environmental Destruction on the American River Parkway

RANCHO CORDOVA – Assemblymembers Ken Cooley (Rancho Cordova), Kevin McCarty (Sacramento) and Jim Cooper (Elk Grove) announced their efforts to address public safety on the American River Parkway after the brutal slaying of 20-year-old Emma Roark.  Local communities and neighboring families have been increasingly riled by the level of violence, dangerous debris and enviro

President Biden Announces Plans to Accept 100,000 Ukrainian Refugees, Follows Bipartisan Letter from the State Assembly

RANCHO CORDOVA – On Monday, March 14th, 2022, the State Assembly sent a bipartisan letter to President Biden urging swift actions to adopt policies to welcome displaced Ukrainians. This letter emphasized the urgency of the matter and recommended the use of humanitarian parole as a mechanism to quickly allow refugees to seek asylum in the United States.

Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s Bill to Provide COVID-19 Aide to Small Businesses Passes Policy Committee

RANCHO CORDOVA – Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) announced that his Assembly Bill 820, which aims to spur lending to small businesses especially hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing qualified lenders to receive a tax credit for loans distributed during this trying time, has passed the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation with bipartisan support.

Walk to School

I started the day at Woodridge Elementary School in Foothill Farms participating in National Walk to School Day with Walk Sacramento. Walk to School Day is a great reminder to promote healthy living and safe routes for children to walk and bike to school in our community.  Later this afternoon, Woodridge Elementary is hosting a bicycle safety class and obstacle course.

Assemblyman Cooley Honors Wilton History Group at 2019 California Nonprofit Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, June 5th, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored the Wilton History Group as the 8th Assembly District’s 2019 Nonprofit of the Year.

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