March 27, 2021

The Signal: Reflecting on My First 100 Days

One hundred days ago, I stood inside Sacramento’s Golden 1 Arena, raised my right hand, and was sworn in as the assemblywoman representing our community. It was a surreal experience, not only the swearing-in, but also having it outside of the state Capitol in the home of the Sacramento Kings (I’m a lifelong Lakers fan). As the granddaughter of farmworkers, …

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February 19, 2021

Hometown Station KHTS: Wilk, Valladares Introduce Bill To Allow More Public Input In Large-Scale Projects

State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced a bill coauthored by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, that aims on allowing the public to have a second chance to provide input on large-scale projects approved more than 30 years ago before they can move forward, such as the CEMEX mega-mine. Introduced as Senate Bill 520 (SB 520), the bill would give …

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February 10, 2021

Statement from Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares on CA’s continued school closures

Santa Clarita – Educating our kids is one of the most important jobs of government, and we were falling short prior to the pandemic. Now our children are even further behind because of thoughtless school closures. These closures disproportionately impact black and Latino students, as well as low income students whose parents cannot work remotely. Governor Newsom’s in-school instruction plan …

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February 5, 2021

The Signal: Valladares introduces bill looking to reopen theme parks sooner

Theme parks in California have remained closed since the onset of the pandemic, with no clear sight of when they’ll welcome guests again — but a new bill introduced by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, is looking to accelerate that process. Assembly Bill 420 was introduced Thursday by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton, and Valladares, whose 38th District includes Six Flags …

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February 4, 2021

Fox 11 Los Angeles: Re-Opening California’s Theme Parks

Theme parks say they can reopen safely and today two Southern California Assembly Members are co-sponsoring a bill to make it happen. Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares of Santa Clarita joins Elex and Christine to explain the plan, and why it’s personally important to her.   To see the news story, click continue reading

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February 4, 2021

KTLA 5: California lawmakers seek to pressure Newsom to speed up reopening of Disneyland, other large theme parks

Two state lawmakers from Southern California introduced a bill Thursday meant to put pressure on Gov. Gavin Newsom to speed up the reopening timeline for the state’s major theme parks, including Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood. Under Newsom’s current reopening framework, large theme parks aren’t allowed to open until the county they’re located in reaches the least restrictive fourth tier, …

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January 8, 2021

Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares issues statement on Governor’s proposed budget

SANTA CLARITA – “The Governor’s budget fails to address one of the most critical issues facing so many Californians—the unacceptable fraud and delays at the Employment Development Department (EDD). The Governor’s shutdowns have put millions of hard-working Californians out of work, and these workers can’t get the benefits they earned and need to feed their families and pay their bills. This needs to be addressed immediately. “While the Governor dedicated …

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December 28, 2020

Santa Clarita Magazine: A True Trailblazer On Our Side Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares

Mom, non-profit leader and new Assemblywoman to the 38th District, Suzette Valladares embodies a fighting spirit to get things done and enact change for the betterment of the community. Valladares began her career working in early childhood education advocacy and went on to become the Executive Director of Southern California Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to creating awareness and outreach …

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December 14, 2020

Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares appointed to Assembly Committee regulating entertainment industry

SACRAMENTO – Freshman Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media Assembly Committee which regulates the entertainment industry. This is Valladares’ first committee assignment. “I’m honored to receive this appointment as Vice-Chair of the Committee that is so vital to the economic stability and well-being of the Santa Clarita …

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December 7, 2020

Suzette Valladares is sworn in as Assemblywoman representing AD 38

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares took the oath of office today and has immediately started working on behalf of California families and communities. She introduced two bills, AB 90 and AB 91.  “The voters sent me to Sacramento to get work done,” Valladares said. “I’m here to fight for everyday Californians, and I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and get …

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