Caucus News

Senator Steven Bradford

The California Legislative Black Caucus Calls Out the Charlottesville Event for What It Is, Pure Racism

August 18, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – Over the weekend, three people were killed and at least 34 were injured in a hate rally of several hundred right-wing extremists on the campus of the University of Virginia. The stated intention of this white nationalist rally was to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, general of the Confederate Army, yet it was fueled by white supremacy ideology.
 

Senator Kevin de León

California Senate Leader Meets with Hawaiian Officials on 100 percent Clean Energy and Climate Change

August 18, 2017

HONOLULU – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León met with top Hawaiian government officials and addressed the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Thursday to discuss the Aloha State’s commitment to generate 100 percent clean, renewable sources by 2045 -- a goal Senator de León is pursuing for California with Senate Bill 100.

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Wieckowski, Low to hold Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at the Rose Garden Library in San Jose

August 18, 2017

San Jose –Sen. Bob Wieckowski and Assemblymember Evan Low will host a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar to educate local residents to protect themselves from a variety of financial, home improvement, insurance, telemarketing, and real estate scams.  Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager and San Jose Councilmember Dev Davis will speak, along with representatives from law enforcement and state agencies.

Senator Scott Wiener

Supporters of Bill to Allow Cities to Extend Alcohol Service Hours to 4 a.m. Join Senator Wiener, Assemblymembers Santiago & Dababneh at Press Conference in Downtown LA

August 18, 2017

Los Angeles –  Today California legislators and Los Angeles nightlife supporters joined together in the Broadway Theater District in Downtown Los Angeles calling for the passage of a bill authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) to allow communities to expand nightlife in California. Senator Wiener was joined by co-authors Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Matt Dababneh (D-Woodland Hills) and Los Angeles nightlife and hospitality leaders, who spoke about the positive economic and cultural benefits of Senate Bill 384.

Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson

Jackson Introduces Bill To Address Sexual Harassment In The Venture Capital Industry

August 17, 2017

For Immediate Release
August 17, 2017

Contact: Cynthia Moreno (916) 651-4019, Cynthia.Moreno@sen.ca.gov

JACKSON INTRODUCES BILL TO ADDRESS SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Portantino Responds to Americana Decision

August 17, 2017

Glendale, CA:  Upon hearing of the decision reached by Caruso Affiliated Holdings regarding the billboard advertising at The Americana at Brand for the documentary, Architects of Denial, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino issued the following statement:

Senator Connie M. Leyva

Senator Leyva: Alarming Prison Suicides Audit Findings Demand Action

August 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement after the California State Auditor today released an audit report examining suicide prevention and reduction policies, procedures and practices at state prisons in California:

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

Aug. 17, 2017: Reforming the juvenile and criminal justice systems dominate end-of-year agenda

August 17, 2017

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell’s policy priorities when session resumes Monday

SACRAMENTO – When this year’s legislative session resumes Monday, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell will continue work on reforming the juvenile and criminal justice systems to improve public safety, save taxpayers money and put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion.

Senator Steven M. Glazer

Sen. Glazer Calls on Congress to Remove Names of Confederate Leaders From Public Places

August 17, 2017

Sen. Glazer’s Senate Joint Resolution 15 (2016) (29-3-8 in the Senate on June 30, 2016; 59-7-14 in the Assembly on June 26, 2016) called on the U.S. Congress and the President of the United States to remove the names of Confederate political and military leaders from federal public buildings, parks, and other public places. He is renewing his call in the wake of the white supremacist protest that resulted in the death of three people.

Senator Steven M. Glazer

Sen. Glazer Calls on Congress to Remove Names of Confederate Leaders From Public Places

August 17, 2017

Sen. Glazer’s Senate Joint Resolution 15 (2016) (29-3-8 in the Senate on June 30, 2016; 59-7-14 in the Assembly on June 26, 2016) called on the U.S. Congress and the President of the United States to remove the names of Confederate political and military leaders from federal public buildings, parks, and other public places. He is renewing his call in the wake of the white supremacist protest that resulted in the death of three people.