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Jimmy Gomez on Environment

 

 


Fund river revitalization; fight for environmental justice

Jimmy received the Green Leadership Award for "bold environmental leadership" from Green California, a coalition of over 100 environmental organizations, and is endorsed by the Sierra Club. In the Assembly, Jimmy advanced bills to fund grants for river revitalization. Jimmy will continue to fight for environmental justice, preserving our natural resources, reducing our reliance on fossil fuels, investing in mass transit, and smart development.
Source: 2017 CA House campaign website, JimmyGomezForCongress.com , Jun 6, 2017

Protect endangered species; and protect animal shelters

As the owner of a shelter dog, Austin, Jimmy Gomez is a huge proponent of animal adoption from shelters and rescues. In addition to hosting numerous pet adoption and care events in his district, Jimmy received a 100% scorecard rating from the California Humane Association for the last 4 years. In Congress, Jimmy will push to increase enforcement funding to protect endangered species from poaching, add penalties for animal cruelty and allow expanded access for service animals for veterans.
Source: 2017 CA House campaign website, JimmyGomezForCongress.com , Jun 6, 2017

Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency

Excerpts from Legislative Counsel's Digest: AB 1739, together with SB 1168, creates a new, regional system for monitoring and managing groundwater. This bill would provide authority to a groundwater sustainability agency to:

Legislative Outcome: 8/27/14: Passed Senate, 26-11-3; 8/29/14: Passed Assembly, 47-28-4, including AYE vote by Rep. Jimmy Gomez; signed by Governor Brown

Source: California legislative voting records for AB 1739 & SB 1168 , Aug 29, 2014

Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency

Legislative Counsel's Digest: AB 1739, together with SB 1168, creates a new, regional system for monitoring and managing groundwater. This bill would provide authority to a groundwater sustainability agency to:Legislative Outcome: 8/27/14: Passed Senate, 26-11-3; 8/29/14: Passed Assembly, 47-28-4, including AYE vote by Rep. Jimmy Gomez; signed by Gov. Brown
Source: California legislative voting records for AB 1739 & SB 1168 , Aug 29, 2014

$48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles

Excerpts from Legislative Counsel's Digest:Status:Passed House, 53-20-5; passed Senate 27-10-2; signed by Governor, 9/28/2013. (Jimmy Gomez voted YEA).
Source: California legislative voting records: SB 359 , Sep 12, 2013

2016-17 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Environment: Jimmy Gomez on other issues:
CA Gubernatorial:
Antonio Villaraigosa
Carly Fiorina
David Hadley
Delaine Eastin
Eric Garcetti
Gavin Newsom
Hilda Solis
Jerry Brown
Jerry Sanders
John Chiang
Neel Kashkari
Zoltan Istvan
CA Senatorial:
Dianne Feinstein

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