Press Releases

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.

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.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On Monday, June 5, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored Kniesel’s Collision, Inc. as the 8th Assembly District’s 2017 Small Business of the Year.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Rancho Cordova-Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) joined the California Legislative Women’s Caucus to recognize women from across the state in celebration of Women’s History Month. This year, Assemblyman Cooley honored Kiyo Sato of Sacramento. 

Monday, February 27, 2017

Speaker Rendon, Assemblyman Cooley Announce Release of Legislative Oversight Handbook