TODAY: Governor Gavin Newsom Heads to Central Valley to Sign Emergency Drinking Water & Fire Recovery Package 


PARLIER — One day following Governor Gavin Newsom’s State of the State speech where he called for unlocking the economic potential of the Central Valley, the Governor will head to the region to sign his first bills as Governor.

The bills, AB 72 and 73, are early action budget bills that provide urgent assistance for communities that have contaminated and unsafe water and also support communities that have been rocked by California wildfires. This afternoon, the Governor will make a surprise visit to a Central Valley school in a community that lacks safe drinking water and sign the legislation. In his speech yesterday, he called California’s safe drinking water crisis “a moral disgrace” and called for further action to ensure all Californians can access safe drinking water.

Signs Emergency Drinking Water and Fire Recovery Bills

When: Today, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

Where: Riverview Elementary School, 8662 S Lac Jac Ave., Parlier, CA 93648

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media only. Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.