Press Releases

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Assemblyman Ken Cooley joined the California Legislative Women’s Caucus to recognize extraordinary women from across the state in celebration of Women’s History Month. This year, the Assemblyman honored Michelle Callejas of Sacramento. 

Monday, January 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – On Monday, January 28, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (Rancho Cordova) introduced AB 296, the Climate Innovation Act, that would award grants for the research, development, and acceleration of innovations and technologies mitigating the impacts of climate change. The program would award matching grant funds through a competitive peer review process to make advancement on significant challenges climate change poses.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, October 23, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova), Chair of the Select Committee on Foster Care held a joint hearing with the Committee on Human Services.

 

Assemblyman Cooley was joined by Assemblymembers of the Committee on Human Services. The Assemblymembers heard from experts in the foster care system and former foster youth who shared their experiences with the system and provided insight on potential changes. 

 

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.