July 15, 2021

KQED: Suzette Martinez Valladares on the Reagan Legacy and Why ‘We Need More Moms’ in the Legislature

Before the Friday deadline for candidates to enter the recall election, Marisa and Guy Marzorati discuss the state of the race and the challenge of turning out voters for a summer election. Then, Suzette Martinez Valladares, Republican Assemblywoman from Santa Clarita, joins to discuss her family’s history in California and how it has shaped her views on issues like criminal …

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July 15, 2021

The Signal: Vaccine clinic, food-distribution event helps community

COVID-19 vaccinations and bags of foods were available at no cost last Friday morning at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley in Canyon Country thanks to an event organized by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita. “It’s been important to me because this is a more densely Latino area, so we know what Latinos have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic,” Valladares told The Signal, noting many …

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July 14, 2021

Hometown Station KHTS: Santa Clarita Assemblymember Valladares Talks Wildfires, Power Outages On-Air With KHTS

Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, discussed a variety of issues in an on-air interview with KHTS on Wednesday, touching on topics such as wildfire management and universal transitional kindergarten. Valladares began by touching on a coronavirus vaccine clinic and food distribution she recently hosted in Santa Clarita in partnership with Senator Scott Wilk and the Boys & Girls Club. “Some …

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July 12, 2021

Hometown Station KHTS: SCV Chamber’s Latino Business Alliance To Host ‘Latino Leaders In Politics’ Forum

The Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce has announced an elected officials forum celebrating and reflecting local representation with ‘Latino Leaders in Politics’. Hosted by the Latino Business Alliance, the forum is set to feature three main speakers, elected officials from the city, state and federal levels, according to officials. This event is celebrating the first time that the Santa Clarita …

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July 8, 2021

Hometown Station KHTS: Assemblywoman Valladares To Host COVID-19 Vaccine, Food Distribution In Santa Clarita

Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, along with Senator Scott Wilk, is expected to host a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic and food distribution in Canyon Country. “My goal is to make sure everyone in our communities who wants the vaccine has access to the vaccine and I can’t think of a better way to accomplish this than working with our community partners to …

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July 7, 2021

The Signal: Valladares declines legislator pay increase

Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, recently announced she will not accept a pay increase awarded to the state’s constitutional officers, including state legislators like herself. Valladares, first elected to office in 2020, informed State Controller Betty Yee of her decision in a June 18 letter. She wrote she heard from thousands of constituents who lost work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those constituents, she said, “have yet to receive the …

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July 2, 2021

Siliconeer: Addressing the ‘White Elephant’ in California

What started as a briefing covering the future of the GOP and their openness to bipartisanship became a propaganda match with every Republican member bringing in their own agenda. Speakers included Young Kim, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, California’s 39th District; Suzette Martinez Valladares, Member of the California State Assembly, 38th District; Walter Allen III, City Councilmember, City …

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July 1, 2021

Los Angeles Daily News: California lawmakers get 4.2% pay raises this year, but Santa Clarita assemblywoman won’t take it

Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, has rejected a salary increase approved for legislators, saying she doesn’t want to take a pay bump as thousands of her constituents are still struggling amid the economic fallout triggered by the pandemic.  The California Citizens Compensation Commission, a public board that approves salaries for public officials, voted last month to approve a 4.2% pay …

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June 30, 2021

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 hardship as a result of …

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June 25, 2021

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 safety power shutoffs, wildfires and …

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