Press Releases

Assemblywoman Smith Local Advisory Committee Applications Now Open

Monday, June 17, 2019

SANTA CLARITA, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) invites members of the 38th Assembly District to apply to one of the Local Advisory Committees for 2019-2020. Members of the local advisory committees will actively engage with the Assemblywoman and her office, providing expertise and insight on issues and policies impacting our communities. 

Assemblywoman Smith Names The Samaritan Center of Simi Valley as Non-Profit of the Year

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to announce her selection of The Samaritan Center of Simi Valley as the 38th Assembly District Non-Profit of the Year. The organization is dedicated to restoring the lives of the homeless community, helping individuals become self-supportive and independent again.

Assemblywoman Christy Smith Passes Two Health Bills From Assembly Floor

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) cleared two health bills from the State Assembly this week. The bills, AB 769 and AB 1051, would expand jobs in mental health and nursing, respectively.

AB 769 would include Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs) into the Medi-Cal reimbursement system. Currently, psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs), and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) are eligible for reimbursement for services they provide.

Assemblywoman Smith Chairs Informational Hearing on Wildfire Preparedness

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita), Chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, facilitated an Informational Hearing on Tuesday. The hearing, titled “The 2019 Wildfire Season: Are We Prepared?,” analyzed best practices to fight fires as firestorms become the “new abnormal” year round in California.