Caucus News

Senator Lois Wolk

Senator Wolk issues statement on court decision declaring Delta Plan ‘invalid’

June 24, 2016

SACRAMENTO–State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) issued the following statement today on yesterday’s ruling by the Sacramento Superior Court that the Delta Stewardship Council’s Delta Plan, the state’s management plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, is “invalid and must be set aside pending revisions.” 

Senator Lois Wolk

Senator Wolk issues statement on court decision declaring Delta Plan ‘invalid’

June 24, 2016

SACRAMENTO–State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) issued the following statement today on yesterday’s ruling by the Sacramento Superior Court that the Delta Stewardship Council’s Delta Plan, the state’s management plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, is “invalid and must be set aside pending revisions.”

Senator Kevin de León

STATEMENT: California Senate Leader on Result in U.S. v. Texas Supreme Court Case

June 23, 2016

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s deadlocked ruling in the U.S. v. Texas case:

Senator Ed Hernandez

Statement: Admissions Policy Supreme Court Ruling

June 23, 2016

Fisher v. University of Texas case

SACRAMENTO – Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) released the following statement on the Supreme Court upholding the Fisher v. University of Texas case.

Senator Ed Hernandez

Statement: Supreme Court Deadlock on Immigration Plan

June 23, 2016

Ruling has potential to deny families access to healthcare

SACRAMENTO – Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina), chair of the Senate Health Committee, released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s deadlocked ruling in the U.S. v. Texas case. California allows immigrants granted deferred action to receive comprehensive Medi-Cal coverage. With this ruling, families will no longer be eligible for comprehensive Medi-Cal coverage that they would have received under President Obama’s plan.

Senator Lois Wolk

Wolk bill to protect students’ right to a safe, secure campus moves forward

June 22, 2016

Bipartisan support for bill allowing involuntary transfer of students convicted of violent crimes
SACRAMENTO–The Assembly Education Committee voted 7-0 today to approve legislation by State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to protect students by allowing the involuntary transfer of pupils convicted of violent crimes such as felony battery, rape, kidnapping and attempted murder.  

Senator Lois Wolk

Wolk bill to protect students’ right to a safe, secure campus moves forward

June 22, 2016

Bipartisan support for bill allowing involuntary transfer of students convicted of violent crimes
SACRAMENTO–Assembly Education Committee voted 7-0 today to approve legislation by State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to protect students by allowing the involuntary transfer of pupils convicted of violent crimes such as felony battery, rape, kidnapping and attempted murder.

Senator Bill Monning

Senator Monning Names Community Solutions as Nonprofit of the Year

June 22, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Community Solutions, an organization dedicated to offering an array of services to those in need, was honored today as the Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) during the inaugural California Nonprofits Day celebration in Sacramento to recognize exceptional nonprofits statewide.

Senator Benjamin Allen

State Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) Honored as 2016 Legislator of the Year

June 22, 2016

Alzheimer’s Association recognizes Allen for compassion, intellect and persistence

(Sacramento, CA) --  In a gathering Tuesday of over 200 Alzheimer’s advocates representing the entire state of California, Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) was presented with the 2016 Legislator of the Year award by his constituent in the 26th Senate District, Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns, a former local and national board member of the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Senator Marty Block

Assembly committee approves Block ‘clean slate’ measure for trafficking victims convicted of nonviolent crimes

June 22, 2016

SACRAMENTO—Human trafficking victims convicted of nonviolent crimes during their victimization may have their arrest and conviction records sealed and destroyed under a bill approved June 21 in Assembly Public Safety on a 6-0 vote.