Kate Sanchez - Proudly Representing CA's 71st Assembly District
Kate Sanchez is honored to serve as your State Assembly Member. Kate represents the cities and unincorporated areas of Temecula, Temecula Wine Country, Murrieta, French Valley, Wildomar, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Trabuco Canyon, Coto de Caza, Ladera Ranch, and Rancho Mission Viejo.
Kate serves as Vice Chair of the Human Services Committee and a committee member of Judiciary, Appropriations, Budget, Higher Education, Transportation, Housing and Community Development, Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance, and Subcommittee No. 6 on Budget Process Oversight and Program Evaluation.
Kate Sanchez - Working to Reduce the High Cost of Living in CA
Families are struggling to survive in California. Californians are leaving the state because they can't afford to buy a home and start a family. Seniors can't afford to retire in California with dignity. Businesses are fleeing California.
As a mother and businesswoman, Kate understands the struggles so many Californians face.
That is why Kate has never voted for a tax increase and has authored and sponsored numerous pieces of legislation to reduce California's high cost of living.
AB 14 - Personal Income Tax: credit: childcare costs.
AB 46 - Personal income taxes: exclusion: Military Services Retirement and Surviving Spouse Benefit Payment Act.
AB 53 - Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax Law: suspension of tax.
AB 306 - Office of Small Business Advocate: one-stop capital shop online platform.
AB 1724 - Reduce sales tax rate by 1%.
Kate Sanchez - Working to Keep Our Communities Safe
California has some of the highest crime rates and anti-public safety policies in America.
Criminals seem to have more rights than law-abiding citizens.
Kate fiercely advocates for public safety and keeping dangerous criminals behind bars. That is why Kate has authored and sponsored numerous pieces of legislation to increase public safety and to keep our communities safe.
AB 75 - Shoplifting: increased penalties for prior crimes.
AB 88 - Passed into law to provide crime victims with better access to the judicial system and ensure they will be permitted to speak if they wish to be heard during a hearing.
AB 257 - This bill would prohibit a person from sitting, lying, sleeping, or storing, using, maintaining, or placing personal property in any street, sidewalk, or other public property within 500 feet of a school, daycare center, park, or library.
AB 1651 - This bill was passed into law to reduce the likelihood of lethal allergic reactions on school campuses. By ensuring that the location and use of on-campus epinephrine auto-injectors (EAIs) are known and accessible to school staff, the bill will help all students be safe at school.
AB 1653 - This bill passed into law provides schools with more tools and guidelines to protect student-athletes from heat illness better.