State Resources

Veterans exemplify the best values of our country, and have earned the respect and gratitude of a grateful nation. To that end, I wanted to make you aware of two programs that may be of interest to you or the honorably discharged veterans in your life.

Covered California is the only place where you can get financial assistance to help pay for your coverage. Nearly nine out of every ten Covered California consumers qualifies for some level of financial help — which covers approximately 70 percent of the cost of the monthly premium.

For the third year in a row, California is offering an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for working low-income families and individuals. This year, the eligibility thresholds were lowered so that more people could qualify.

The Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting another round of applications for its California Competes Tax Credit Program, which makes available $75 million in tax credits to businesses that want to expand and create jobs in the state.

The State of California Department of Motor Vehicles is proud to present the DMV Now kiosks! It is a freestanding kiosk that uses touchscreen technology to guide you through various DMV transactions without a DMV visit!

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) track wildlife incidents, encounters and sightings. You may submit wildlife incident reports online to the CDFW Wildlife Incident Reporting (WIR) System. General information on fish, wildlife, and related topics are also available on the CDFW website.

The State of California consists of several agencies that encompass dozens of departments. The majority of state government agencies and departments’ main offices are located in the State Capitol, Sacramento or in Sacramento County. Many larger agencies and departments have regional offices. These offices provide services to, or in some way benefit, the residents of our state. The following are links to the websites of some important state offices.