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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin named Mike McManus as the 2018 Veteran of the Year for her district.

As the county veterans service officer, McManus has been responsible for managing the Ventura County’s Veteran Service Office and its staff, where they connect more than 40,000 veterans and 10,000 active-duty military personnel with their federal and state benefits. He was recognized in a ceremony at the state Capitol earlier this week.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

SACRAMENTO – As the County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO), Mike McManus has been responsible for managing the Ventura County’s Veteran Service Office and its staff, where they connect more than 40,000 veterans and 10,000 active duty military personnel with their federal and state benefits. He was recognized at a ceremony at the state capitol earlier today.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) announced she has secured funding in the California budget to make emergency repairs to the City of Oxnard’s wastewater treatment plant. A recent assessment from the city’s Capital Improvement Projects state that 40% of the facility is in poor or very poor condition with 72% at a moderate, high or very high risk of failing.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) announced today she has selected Senior Concerns as her 2018 Nonprofit of the Year. Senior Concerns has been serving the residents of eastern Ventura county and western Los Angeles county since 1974 and is based in Thousand Oaks.

Monday, June 4, 2018

(Oxnard, CA)  – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) was joined by local dignitaries for a press conference to announce that $68 million has been allocated for the Rice Avenue Grade Separation Overpass project- one of the top three most dangerous street intersections in California. For years, it has been the site of several fatal train crashes. “When I was elected in 2014, I pledged to make Ventura County my priority every single day. That is why I am so proud to make the announcement that funding was approved for Rice Avenue,” said Assemblymember Irwin.

Monday, May 21, 2018

(Thousand Oaks, CA) - Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) held the 2nd Annual Be Prepared Safety Fair on May 19, 2018 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Park. There were booths, displays, demonstrations, K9’s, safety vehicles and a drive-in car seat safety check station. “We are trying to give the citizens of this community, the equipment they need to stay safe,” said Assemblymember Irwin.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

OXNARD – Earlier today, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin hosted an event in Oxnard to announce $68.6 million dollars in funding for an overpass project at Rice Avenue and Fifth Street. This project will build a bridge at Rice Avenue over the train tracks in an area where several fatal train collisions have occurred. The California Public Utilities Commission ranked this stretch of Rice Avenue as the third most dangerous rail crossing in the state.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO – One of Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin’s (D-Thousand Oaks) key pieces of legislation this session, AB 2770,  which will help prevent future sexual harassment in the work place passed the Assembly earlier this week. This bill, sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce and designated  a “job creator,” will enable businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders, ending the cycle of harassment in industries across California.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

(Thousand Oaks, CA) – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) is hosting a free, family friendly safety fair on May 19th. In addition to the emergency preparedness booths and demonstrations there will be bike safety specialists and child car seat experts on hand. Plus, free hands only CPR training. The Be Prepared Safety Fair is May 19th from 10am to 1pm at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Park. Learn more in this Assembly Access video.

 

Monday, May 7, 2018

SACRAMENTO –Assembly Bill 2325 by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin prevents a county from denying county mental or behavioral health services to an eligible veteran, regardless of whether that veteran might be covered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill passed the Assembly last week and now heads to the State Senate.