News & Press Releases

July 23, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) has announced the creation of a Senate Select Committee on Hydrogen Energy to provide an overview of the State and the progress of the hydrogen industry as California continues making use of emerging energy technology to help the State meet its clean energy goals. "Hydrogen energy will be an important part of our clean energy future, and exciting new technologies in that sector will pave the way for zero emissions vehicles and transportation in California," stated Archuleta. 

July 1, 2021

Sacramento - State Senator Bob Archuleta’s (D-Pico Rivera) bill to improve the safety of illegal fireworks handling and disposal has passed the Senate, and is currently making its way through the Assembly.

Senate Bill 277, improves California’s safe handling and disposal of confiscated illegal fireworks by establishing an enforcement and disposal fund to better coordinate enforcement efforts between the State Fire Marshal and local agencies.

June 30, 2021

Montebello – Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) announced in a budget agreement that passed the Senate Monday he secured funding to support projects ranging from $4.5 million for a clinical trial network of blood cancer experts across UC cancer centers, $1.1 million for the city of La Habra Heights Fire Department, $4.2 million for the city of Whittier’s LGBTQ+ Regional Hub, and $5.4 million in support of county Veteran Service Officers.

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.