This week we welcome to the program, Assemblymember Esmeralda Soria. Soria represents Assembly District 27 and as a first-generation American daughter of farm workers, knows firsthand about hard work and sacrifice, having worked alongside her parents in the Central Valley’s agricultural fields throughout her childhood. We discuss Soria’s background career, issues in the Central Valley, healthcare, water, housing and more.

This episode was recorded on 07/3/2023

(05:26) Talking Bay Area Caucus, speaker change, and leadership

(10:14) Hospitals and healthcare in the Central Valley

(18:05) Water quality issues in the Central Valley

(21:00) Budget goals and accomplishments

(27:51) Talking fentanyl and related bills

September 29, 2023

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