News & Press Releases

April 27, 2021

SACRAMENTO – As a member of the California Armenian Legislative Caucus, I am grateful and proud that for the first time in our nation’s history, the United States has formally recognized the Armenian Genocide on its 106th anniversary.

In the California State Senate, I co-introduced Senate Resolution 29 alongside Senators Atkins, Portantino, Wilk, Borgeas, Dahle, Durazo and Hertzberg to properly acknowledge the experiences of Armenians during this historical atrocity.

February 22, 2021

I’m asking the people of the 32nd Senate District to help their neighbors by donating blood. Even as we endure through this pandemic, blood is still needed for a number of life-saving medical treatments, including for those with COVID-19.

February 19, 2021

Today Governor Gavin Newsom along with legislative leaders announced an immediate relief and stimulus package for families and businesses hit hardest by the COVID-19 recession.

The package offers $9.6 billion in assistance in the form of tax deductions, fee relief, stimulus payments, financial assistance, child care subsidies, and student aid for families and businesses who have faced devastating economic hardship because of COVID-19. 

January 25, 2021

The state is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to provide COVID 19 vaccines to Veterans and VA health care personnel We know you have a lot of questions, especially since information is changing quickly Please check with my staff for updates at ( 562) 406 1001 and call the Veterans Administration direct or log on to their website for more information