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Asm. Steve Bennett Introduces Bill Targeting State's Single-Use Plastic Consumption

(Sacramento, CA) - Assemblymember Steve Bennett introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 2648, which tackles California’s ambitious goals to reduce consumption of single-use plastics. Specifically, AB 2648 will phase out the purchase and sale of single-use plastic bottles by state agencies. AB 2648 does not apply to the average consumer.

Cooperative Farm Equipment Program Proposed by Asm. Steve Bennett

[SACRAMENTO, CA] - Assemblymember Steve Bennett (D-Ventura) has introduced AB 2313 which would create a new program to increase equipment access for small and underserved growers as well as offering essential technical assistance for farmer cooperative development.

Assemblymember Steve Bennett Secures $500,000 From State Budget for Meiners Oaks Park

(MEINERS OAKS) Assemblymember Steve Bennett, in partnership with Senator Monique Limón, secured $500,000 from the State Budget to create a community park in Meiners Oaks. The 2-acre county-owned parcel is located on 312 E. El Roblar Drive, Meiners Oaks, CA. The current design concept features native vegetation, interpretive education, and social gathering areas.