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Articles by Assemblymember Randy Voepel

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to educate individuals and organizations about mental health challenges and treatment options. 

Approximately one in five adults in the United States will experience mental illness in a given year. While the causes of mental illness may vary, what is certain is that mental health issues are real and treatable medical conditions that affect both the U.S. civilian and veteran populations.

Assemblymember Randy Voepel, R-Santee, invites constituents of the 71st Assembly District to participate in the Assembly Diaper Drive form May 1 through May14. 
One in three American moms struggle to provide clean diapers for their children. Diapers cost about $100 per month/child, an amount many families are unable to afford.

“It is so important to help mothers take care of a new generation of children.

 It didn’t take me long to discover there’s mischief afoot in Sacramento – and it couldn’t be any more prevalent than what’s going on with transportation funding.  It turns out there are a number of fees and taxes collected to pay for transportation, only to end up diverted to the general fund. It’s a pattern that is prevalent throughout our budget process, but is particularly pernicious when it comes to transportation.