SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove), Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) announced the introduction of Assembly Bill 664 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis to protect California’s firefighters, peace officers, and healthcare workers.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) announced that the City of Sacramento as well as the Sacramento Continuum of Care (COC) and the San Joaquin COC have been awarded emergency funding to protect the health and safety of people experiencing homelessness in Assembly District 9 during the Coronavirus pandemic.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) announced he will donate $20K dollars to Elk Grove Food Bank Services to help their critical efforts to distribute food to families and seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 150, authored by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove), was approved today by the California State Assembly. The bill seeks to improve high school graduation rates and post-secondary education success for foster youth and other highly-mobile youth.
Over the past decade the Legislature has passed numerous bills to improve graduation rates among foster youth. While rates have improved, currently only 58 percent of highly-mobile youth graduate from high school compared to 84 percent of all other students statewide.
SACRAMENTO, CA – On Friday, January 17, Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) introduced Assembly Bill 1958. The bill would help protect Sacramento’s critical flood protection infrastructure by maintaining, inspecting, and protecting levee integrity and stability throughout California.