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San Francisco Bay Ferry welcomes new vessel

SOLANO COUNTY — San Francisco Bay Ferry and its partners are celebrating the arrival of the MV Delphinus, the newest high-speed passenger vessel to join its fleet. MV Delphinus carries 320 passengers and will operate primarily on the Vallejo route. The vessel, which is the second in the Dorado class, can operate on all SF Bay Ferry routes due to its combination of speed and size.

Meet California’s Assembly Transportation Committee Chair, Assemblywoman Lori D. Wilson

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Assembly Committee on Transportation oversees all facets of the transportation system in the state: from highway systems and maintenance through the Department of Transportation (Caltrans), driver’s license and vehicle registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), to policy and planning at transportation agencies at the regional level, and the California Transportation Commission at the state level. This year the committee is under the leadership of a new chair, Assemblywoman Lori D.

Wilson water, flood bills signed by Newsom

FAIRFIELD, CA — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law two bills authored by Assemblywoman Lori Wilson that support flood control projects, habitat restoration and the needs of farmers in Solano County.

Assembly Bill 345, Wilson's Office said in a statement, provides the Department of Water Resources "with discretionary authority to utilize an advanced payment option when funding local flood protection and multi-benefit habitat restoration projects."

Radio network, early learning center to get state funding

FAIRFIELD, CA — Nearly $13 million in project money is headed to Assembly District 11, of which $5.25 million is going to Solano County.

Assemblywoman Lori Wilson, D-Suisun City, announced this week that six district projects will receive $12.75 million as part of the recently signed 2023-24 California Budget Act.

Wilson to continue as majority whip in state Assembly

FAIRFIELD, CA — Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas has named his leadership team and has kept Assemblywoman Lori Wilson as the majority whip.

Wilson, named assistant majority whip by former Speaker Anthony Rendon, and promoted to majority whip in December, called it an honor to be able to continue in the role.

Leaders Flexing Collective Might - Assemblymember Lori Wilson Making Most Of First Year

Today the names of Black women are synonymous with California politics. Women such as future Congress members Barbara Lee; Diane Watson; Maxine Waters, who went viral reclaiming her time in 2017; and Karen Bass, who recently was elected Los Angeles’ first female and second Black mayor. Women like Holly Mitchell, who created legislation that solidified African Americans’ “natural” right to wear their hair however they want in the workplace.