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“We have to be looking at policy from a perspective of making the cost of living and the affordability better for everyday Californians,” Valladares said.
"As the granddaughter of farmworkers, and the daughter of an auto mechanic and educator, the journey and American dream story of my family was ever-present in my mind. As we address the myriad problems the state faces, ever-present are the lessons my family has passed on to me — hard work, empathy, and community responsibility."
"SB 520, co-authored by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, would provide the public an opportunity to weigh in on a large mining project before the Board makes a final determination on the application. The mining project’s water appropriation permit application was filed with the State Water Resources Control Board over 30 years ago."
“Businesses are fragile, and this bill will kill businesses and jobs,” Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares (R) said Monday, ahead of that chamber’s vote.
“As a small business owner, I understand the frustrations and difficulties of dealing with the anti-business climate policies coming out of Sacramento. There is a lack of respect for the business community and this is why I joined the Problem Solvers Caucus—a bipartisan group of Legislators who approach solutions in a nonpartisan way, in order to address issues like our business climate.”
“The bill is moving in the right direction, but still has flaws that are deeply problematic for our junior high and high school students,” Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, who had also criticized the legislation, said Monday. 
“The measure is so overly restrictive of local control that if passed today, the bill would likely delay school re-openings for months and potentially prompt the closure of already reopened schools,” she said. 
  “Our families deserve to have a voice in major projects that will impact our community. What looked promising back in 1990 may not be what is best for our families today, and they must have their voices heard,” read a statement from Valladares.   
Supervisor Kathryn Barger recommended that the board back the bipartisan bill by Assembly members Sharon Quirk-Silva and Suzette Martinez Valladares. The bill would amend the state's industry guidance to allow amusement and theme parks to open once a region is in the moderate or orange risk tier rather than the lower minimal or yellow tier.
“In the past week alone, I’ve heard from over 600 constituents about how PSPS events have had very serious effects on their lives,” said Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, during the public comment section of the meeting. “Not the past 50 days, but in the past five days.”