Press Releases

Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) announced today that SB 490: The Buy American Food Act passed the legislative process and is now on its way to the Governor for a signature. Senate Bill 490 would improve the quality and safety of state-provided nutrition programs, protect California workers, and reward California’s agricultural industry by strengthening federal Buy American policy at the state level.




Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) and Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-O’Neals) announced today that they secured $5,000,000 in state funding to support Madera Community Hospital. Rural California overwhelmingly lacks access to health care and routinely faces a shortage of health care workers—issues only exacerbated by COVID-19.




Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) announced today the passage of SB 905, legislation jointly authored with Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), that is focused on carbon capture removal, utilization, and storage. The bill is part of the Legislature’s Climate Package, which tackled a myriad of goals aimed at targeting climate change, including accelerated greenhouse gas reduction goal setting and codifying carbon neutrality goals.




Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) announced today that SB 1326 has passed the legislative process and is now on its way to the Governor for a signature. SB 1326 authorizes the Governor to enter into trade agreements with other U.S. states to allow the import and export of legally produced cannabis and cannabis products.




Today, Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) and Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) announced that their comprehensive housing affordability and production package successfully passed both houses of the legislature. The two bills included in the bicameral package, SB 6 (Caballero) and AB 2011 (Wicks), are now headed to the Governor’s desk for signature.




Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) announced today that millions of dollars were secured in this year’s budget to help support key projects statewide and in her district.




Sacramento:  Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Merced) released a statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizations, overruling the federal constitutional protections regarding the right to abortion:




Senator Anna M. Caballero will honor the Madera Coalition for Community Justice as the 2022 California Nonprofit of the Year.