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Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Votes on Early CA Budget Items to Bring Economic Relief to Small Businesses, Open Additional Testing Resources, and Extend COVID-19 Sick Leave

(Sacramento, CA) – On Monday, February 7, the California State Assembly voted to approve important early budget items, including those that would allocate additional pandemic testing resources, bring economic relief to small businesses, and extend COVID-19 sick leave for workers (SB 113, SB 114, SB 115, SB 116 and SB 117). Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) was proud to vote on these urgent pandemic-related action items and has released the following statement:

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Announces Over $44.2 Million In Prop 68 Dollars for Local Parks

(Coachella, CA) – After concerted legislative and local advocacy, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is proud to announce over $44 million for parks throughout the 56th Assembly District. This momentous funding allocation for park projects in the Coachella Valley and Imperial County was made possible through Proposition 68, State of California Parks and Water Bond 2018, authored by Assemblymember Garcia (SB 5, 2017).

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Announces Over $1 Million in Grant Funding for Vital Imperial County Services and Pandemic Relief Programs

(Imperial, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is pleased to announce that Imperial County will be receiving a total of $1,142,301 from the California Department of Housing and Community Development's Community Development Block Grant Program, Coronavirus Response. These distributed funds would support the County of Imperial’s food voucher, and mortgage and utility payment programs as well as small business assistance, fire station repairs, and sanitation infrastructure for the City of Calexico.