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Assemblymember Waldron -Homelessness: Real Solutions Needed

By   /  December 1, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron – California has 30% of the nation’s homeless and over half of its unsheltered homeless. $17 billion has been thrown at the problem, yet homeless numbers continue to grow. Between 2019 and 2022, the homeless population increased by over 22,000. We have become a national embarrassment. So what can be done? Last […]

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Assemblymember Waldron – We’re Here To Serve You

By   /  November 28, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron -As the Assemblymember for the new 75th Assembly district, I want to reach out and let you know how my office can be of assistance to you.  We are honored and excited to be able to represent you in Sacramento and we are here to be of assistance. Helping people navigate the […]

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Assemblymember Waldron-Changes Coming to Our District

By   /  November 21, 2022  /  State and National  /  1 Comment

Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember —  Redistricting has re-arranged legislative boundaries throughout California, including the 75th Assembly District, which I have represented for 10 years. The current district includes the cities of Escondido, San Marcos and Temecula, along with Bonsall, Fallbrook, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley and Valley Center. But that’s changing. Escondido and San Marcos will now be located […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Native American Heritage Month

By   /  November 21, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron -November is Native American Heritage Month, a national celebration recognizing Tribal history and sovereignty.  San Diego County is home to more Indian reservations than any other county in the United States. These sovereign tribal governments all lie within the 75 th Assembly District, and as their representative in Sacramento, the commemoration has […]

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Assemblymember Waldron – Changes Are Coming

By   /  November 8, 2022  /  State and National  /  1 Comment

Assemblymember Marie Waldron –Redistricting has rearranged legislative boundaries throughout California, including the 75th Assembly District that I have represented for the past 10 years. The current district includes the cities of Escondido, San Marcos and Temecula, along with Bonsall, Fallbrook, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley and Valley Center. But that’s changing. Escondido and San Marcos will now […]

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Assemblymember Waldron – Action Needed

By   /  October 31, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron –When the Legislature convenes for the 2023-2024 session December 5th, some big issues will be waiting for us. They include crime, the cost of living, water supply  – these problems and many more need immediate attention. According to a recent report from the Attorney General’s office, violent crime increased by 6.7% from […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Big Problems Need Attention Now

By   /  October 24, 2022  /  State and National  /  1 Comment

Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember — The current legislative session ended on August 31st. In normal times, no more business would be conducted by the Legislature in Sacramento until the next session officially begins on December 5th. But these are far from normal times. Violent crime is exploding and the homelessness crisis is worsening. Gas prices are approaching $7 […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -More Work To Do

By   /  October 24, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron -The current legislative session ended on August 31st. In normal times, no more business would be conducted by the Legislature in Sacramento until the next session officially begins on December 5th. But these are far from normal times. Violent crime is exploding and the homelessness crisis is worsening.  Gas prices are approaching […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Fentanyl Here at Home

By   /  October 17, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron –Fentanyl is taking it’s deadly toll on our state and nation. According to a recent press release, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 5,091 pounds of fentanyl in Imperial and San Diego Counties during the first 9 months of Fiscal Year 2022. That’s 60 percent of the 8,425 pounds seized in the […]

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Assemblymember Waldron – Supporting Animals

By   /  October 10, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron -As a trained Project Wildlife Native Songbird Rehabilitator, my experience raising orphaned and injured songbirds and returning them to the wild has guided me in legislation I introduce and support. I’m happy to report that most of that legislation has been signed into law. The “Beagle Freedom Bill,” which I co-authored, requires research […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Gas Prices Need Action

By   /  October 6, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember — California is once again facing record-breaking gas prices, which have increased a whopping 96 cents over the last two weeks. These surging prices mean that California drivers are paying over $2.60 a gallon more than the rest of the country, impacting our hardworking families with long commutes.  If price gouging was the issue, why […]

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Assemblymember Waldron – Costly Golden State

By   /  October 3, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron – As any Economics 101 student knows, when the federal government creates billions/trillions of dollars out of thin air, the result is massive inflation. That inflation has now reached a 40-year high, and those with low and moderate incomes are bearing the heaviest burden. Even so, Californians pay more. Compared to national […]

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Assemblymember Waldron – Preventing Suicide

By   /  September 26, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron -In 2020, there were just under 46,000 suicides in the United States, making it the nation’s 12th-leading cause of death. California’s suicide rate is 10.7 per 100,000, compared to 13.4 nationally. Suicide rates across the United States have been increasing, and are now double homicide rates. Obviously, more can be done to […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -In Case You Missed It

By   /  September 19, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron -Legislation in Sacramento often flies under the radar. Here are a few bills you may have missed that made it through, along with some that didn’t: Bills forwarded to the Governor that remain unsigned as of this writing include AB 2188, prohibiting employers from terminating or refusing to hire persons using cannabis […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Saving Lives, Reducing Crime

By   /  September 12, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron –In 2011, federal courts ruled that California prisons were overcrowded — populations had to be reduced. As a result, Assembly Bill 109 was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The state’s prison system was “realigned,” meaning the responsibility to incarcerate, monitor and track lower-level offenders would now rest with the counties, […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Secures $10 Million For Substance Use Treatment Grant Program

By   /  September 8, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Valley Center – Assemblymember Marie Waldron (R-Valley Center) acquired $10 million in the state budget to fund the Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) grant program for counties to reduce fatal overdoses of incarcerated individuals in county jails or under supervised release in the community.  MAT is clinically effective in treating substance use, including opioid and alcohol […]

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Assemblymember Waldron We’ve Adjourned

By   /  September 2, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron –The 2021-2022 legislative session is history — we adjourned around 1:30 a.m. on September 1st. As usual, some of the most significant legislation was delayed until the last days, with votes sometimes occurring late at night and in the wee hours of the morning. In light of continuing attempts to place Sexually […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

By   /  September 1, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

State Assemblymember Marie Waldron–California is set to have a late summer heat wave that is expected to peak this Labor Day weekend. It’s important to stay cool and follow summer safety tips. Never leave children or pets in a hot car – if you see a child left alone in a hot car, call 911 […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Restoring California’s Failing Mental Health Programs

By   /  August 29, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron –California’s mental health system is struggling to keep up with demand.  Those seriously in need of treatment are trapped in a rotating cycle that takes them from living on the street, to the emergency room, sometimes to jail, then back to the street. Since more serious cases get the most attention, people […]

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Assemblymember Waldron -Creating Water Storage For Our State

By   /  August 25, 2022  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember — California is once again in a serious drought, the second in a decade. This is a recurring problem in the arid West, but even in dry periods, we should have enough water to meet our needs. Voters understood that in 2014 when they approved a $7.5 billion water bond, which included $2.7 billion […]

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