Press Releases

May 15
Governor Brown’s budget supports Shannon Grove’s efforts to close state’s expensive, abuse-ridden developmental centers | 05/15/2015
SACRAMENTO --- Assemblywoman Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) appreciated one aspect of Governor Brown’s revised budget plan as it includes a proposal to close the state’s remaining...
May 11
Shannon Grove wants to close state-run developmental centers fraught with neglect and abuse | 05/11/2015
SACRAMENTO --- Assemblywoman Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) has introduced legislation this session to close California’s few remaining Developmental Centers and move those housed there into...

In The News

May 12
Grove bill would close two state-run developmental centers, transfer funds to nonprofits | 05/12/2015

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, has introduced a bill aimed at closing two of California's three state-run residential centers for people with developmental disabilities.

May 11
Reports of abuse lead to less funding for developmental services institutions | 05/11/2015

"When you look at the rapes, the abuses, the beatings, the humiliation of parading people around naked, pulling their hair, stomping on their face," Grove said about the reported abuse at the...


Apr 03
California's water problems have more to do with politics than drought | 04/03/2015

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove visits with hurting farmers in her district and discovers their water problems have more to do with politics than the drought.

Mar 09
Shannon Grove honors Catherine Skow as 34th Assembly District Woman of the Year | 03/09/2015

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Shannon Grove today honored Catherine (Cat) Skow as the 2015 Woman of the Year for the 34th Assembly District during a special Assembly ceremony at the State Capitol....