Regional Diversity for the california public Utilities commission

Regional Diversity for the california public Utilities commission

Warming weather in the San Joaquin Valley once meant going to the annual asparagus festival, Stockton Heat games and car shows. Due to the global pandemic, housing and unemployment crises, catastrophic wildfires and energy shortages during heat waves, traditional events and daily life for Stockton residents have not been the same. As with the effects […]

Serving district 13

serving district 13 post

The commitment I have made to the people I represent, is to ensure the 13th Assembly Districts gets the attention and its fair share of the state pie that it deserves.  A few of our accomplishments in just our first legislative session include: Securing 2 million dollars for local law enforcement for to safer streets and neighborhoods. […]

California has one of the largests oil reserves

California has one of the largests oil reserves

Recent events have shown us that California needs to be less dependent on exports and more self-sufficient.  Our well-being and livelihoods should not be so harshly impacted by other countries or nations.    Click on CALMATTERS, to read more on the guest commentary I participated in, “CALIFORNIANS SHOULD LOOK TO CALIFORNIA FOR ITS OIL.”

Assemblyman names “tracy interfaith ministries” nonprofit of the year

Scholarships for aspiring central valley doctors

COURTESY OF THE TRACY PRESS: Tracy Interfaith Ministries learned this week that California Assemblymember Carlos Villapadua (D-Stockton) has selected the local charity a 2022 California Nonprofit of the Year. Tracy Interfaith Ministries is one of more than 100 nonprofits that will be honored by their state senators and assemblymembers for their contributions to the communities […]

Turlock Journal: Local Legislators Push for gas tax suspension with bipartisan caucus


Sabra Stafford Turlock Journal Published: Apr 29, 2022, 9:18 PM The bipartisan, bicameral California Problem Solvers Caucus, which includes local Assemblymen Heath Flora and Adam Gray, unveiled a new proposal on Thursday to suspend the gas tax and provide financial relief to consumers. “Democrats, Republicans and Independents are all feeling the pain at the pump,” said Gray. “This is […]

Rising Gas Prices

rising gas prices - carlos villapudua talking at podium

“Economic uncertainty around the globe continues to affect us all at the pump. It is hurting our businesses, local governments, and worst of all, our working families who are now struggling financially to drive kids to school, go to the grocery store, or even get to work. As leaders of this state, we need to […]