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“Grow Our Own” Medical School Bill Introduced by Asm. Bains

(Sacramento, CA) Feb. 14, 2024 – Kern County, home to some of the worst health outcomes in the state, could be home to a new a medical school thanks to a bill introduced Tuesday by Assemblymember Dr. Jasmeet Bains (D-Delano).

Dr. Bains Says CARB Knowingly Sacrificing Mariner Safety and Supply Chain Stability

(Sacramento) – Dr. Jasmeet Bains (D-Delano) released the following statement on the introduction of Assembly Bill 1122, which supersedes the California Air Resources Board’s new harbor vessel emissions regulations by ensuring they cannot go into effect without being certified they are safe for mariners and undisruptive to supply chain operations at California’s ports.

Bill to Create Fentanyl Task Force Signed into Law

(Sacramento) – Dr. Jasmeet Bains (D-Delano) announced today that her bill to create a statewide Fentanyl Addiction and Overdose Prevention Task Force has been signed into law by Governor Newsom.

Dr. Bains Delivers Millions for Kern County

(Sacramento) – Dr. Jasmeet Bains (D-Delano) announced today that she has secured millions of dollars in the state budget for direct investments to improve public safety and the quality of life for her constituents in Kern County.

Dr. Jasmeet Bains Makes History Again with Committee Assignments

SACRAMENTO, CA – Already the first ever South Asian woman and Sikh elected to the California State Legislature, Dr. Jasmeet Bains (D-Delano) has made history once again as the first-ever medical doctor appointed to lead the Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee.

Dr. Jasmeet Bains Sworn in as Assemblymember for District 35

SACRAMENTO, CA – Dr. Jasmeet Bains was sworn in as the Assemblymember for District 35 today in the State Capitol. The newly elected Assemblymember will be representing the area that stretches from Arvin to Delano and includes much of East Bakersfield.