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Hometown Station KHTS: Santa Clarita Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares Declines Pay Raise

Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, recently declined a pay raise after a routine salary reevaluation by the California Citizens Compensation Commission.  The California Compensation Commission recently approved a 4.2 percent salary increase for legislators and constitutional officers in California, which Valladares declined in a display of support for small businesses and those in financial …

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The Signal: State of the State: ‘Common sense is not common practice’ in Sacramento

More than 100 local business and community leaders attended the Valley Industry Association’s fourth annual State of the State at the Hyatt Regency Valencia Friday afternoon. Santa Clarita Republicans Sen. Scott Wilk and Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares discussed their work at the state Capitol in a conversation with Ed Masterson, VIA’s vice chair of workforce development. Valladares, who is serving her first term in the Assembly, kicked off the conversation at Friday’s luncheon with remarks on public safety, public …

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The Signal: Valladares tours SCV Veterans Center

Assemblywoman Suzette Valadares toured the Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Center on Lyons Avenue Friday afternoon. She met with Jeff Stabile, director of the SCV Veteran Services Collaborative, as well as two board members — Patti Ryan and Jonathan Ahmadi — and two center volunteers, Fred Frowner and Steve Ends, who are both veterans. Stabile told Valladares that the center needs a veterans service officer, or VSO, who can initiate paperwork for veterans seeking …

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Hometown Station KHTS: Santa Clarita Memorial Day Celebration Commenced At Eternal Valley

The Memorial Day event, hosted at Eternal Valley Memorial Park, set to bring the community together to celebrate, honor and remember America’s heroes who gave their lives in the line of duty. “On this day more than any other, we come together as a nation to remember those who have given all, and pay respect …

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Santa Clarita Valley TV: Mayor Bill Miranda speaks with guest Suzette Valladares

On this episode of SCV 101, Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda talks with California State Assembly Member Suzette Valladares about her upbringing in Southern California, her time working as a California State Assembly Member in the 38th District, and why she has been working so hard to help disadvantaged children. To watch the video click …

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Simi Valley Acorn: Wildfire prevention must be a top priority for the safety of our community

Over 650 acres in Castaic went up in flames just two weeks ago, prompting an evacuation order for residents in areas near the fire. Our first responders acted swiftly to contain the blaze, our local Red Cross sprang into action to find lodging for evacuees and our Animal Care Center opened its doors to pets …

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The Signal: Valladares’ elections bill passes Assembly

A bill to address foreign involvement in state and local elections passed the state Assembly with unanimous support Thursday. Assembly Bill 319, authored by Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, would authorize the California Fair Political Practices Commission to ban campaign contributions from foreign governments and entities in state and local elections, to align local and state FPPC regulation with existing federal …

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Hometown Station KHTS: Assemblywoman Valladares Introduces Bill To Assist Wildfire Prevention

On Thursday morning, Santa Clarita Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares’ bill aimed to prevent wildfires passed through the Assembly floor and is now on it’s way to the Senate. The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requires a lead agency to prepare and certify an environmental impact report on a project that it proposes to carry out. …

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The Signal: Senate approves Wilk bill to combat CEMEX mine project

State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his bill, Senate Bill 520, received the unanimous support of the state Senate. SB 520 would give the public the opportunity to weigh in before the CEMEX sand and gravel mine can proceed. “The proposed CEMEX mega-mine at Soledad Canyon Road and the 14 Freeway would be the second-largest aggregate mine in America,” said Wilk. “The project didn’t make sense …

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