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Yamada reappointed to Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) has been reappointed to the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs by Speaker Toni Atkins.

“I am delighted to return to a seat on the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs, and wish to thank Speaker Toni G. Atkins for the honor of this reappointment,” said Yamada. “I look forward to working on legislation and programs that support veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much for all of us.”

Yamada previously served on the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs from 2009 until 2013 and represents the Fourth Assembly District which includes the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon and a Veterans Home in Yountville.

Yamada is the chair of Aging and Long Term Care Committee as well as a member of the Assembly Committees on Agriculture; Housing and Community Development; and Water, Parks and Wildlife.


Gerber graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO – Air Force Airman Daniel J. Gerber graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an inte...

Thompson amendment addressing VA backlog passes House

WASHINGTON D.C. – A bipartisan amendment co-authored by U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) that provides the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with additional resources to ...

Runner-sponsored bill to help disabled veterans advances

SACRAMENTO – A George Runner proposal to protect California’s disabled veterans won backing from a key legislative panel Thursday, when the Senate Governance and Finance ...

Governor appoints deputy secretary for veterans homes

Gov. Jerry Brown has announced the appointment of Coby Petersen, 50, of Wilton, as the deputy secretary of Veterans Homes at the California Department of Veterans Affairs...

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