Caucus News

Senator Kevin de León

Poll Finds Californians Overwhelmingly Support SB 350

July 30, 2015
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Senator Fran Pavley

Poll shows strong support for Sen. Pavley’s climate pollution legislation

July 30, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Californians from all parts of the state call global warming a threat and support existing and proposed state government efforts to curb emissions of all types of pollution. Climate change is happening now and already is affecting California’s economy and quality of life, said 62% of the people who responded to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California. Slightly more believe there’s a link between global warming and the four-year, severe drought. 

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Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson

Jackson, Women's Caucus Chair, Issues Statement on Planned Parenthood Attacks

July 27, 2015

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, released the following statement today on the recent attacks and harassment directed at Planned Parenthood:

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Senator Kevin de León

L.A. Selected to Debut Electric Vehicle Car-Sharing Project

July 24, 2015
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Senator Cathleen Galgiani

Please Join Me at the 3rd Annual Farm to Fork Event this July 23rd at the Stockton Fairgrounds

July 21, 2015

Please Join me July 23rd at the Stockton Fairgrounds

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Senator Tony Mendoza

Butane Hash Oil & Methamphetamine Manufacturing Bill Headed to Governor Brown’s Desk

July 21, 2015

Sacramento-The State Senate gave final approval to SB 212 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 36 to 0. The bill will address the proliferation of Butane Hash Oil (BHO) and methamphetamine manufacturing in residential neighborhoods by making it an aggravated felony to manufacture the drugs within close proximity to occupied residences and structures. The bill now goes to Governor Brown for his consideration.

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Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson

Jackson to Host Public Office Hours and Business Tax Credit Workshop in Santa Paula on July 23

July 17, 2015

SANTA PAULA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will be hosting two events on Thursday, July 23 in Santa Paula.

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Senator Kevin de León

Senate Approves Resolution on Pope’s Climate Change Encyclical

July 16, 2015

Video of Resolution Presentation: http://youtu.be/0mwd5liGyBkBishop Jaime Soto Opening Prayer: http://youtu.be/gjq6wCzwOaA

SACRAMENTO – The Senate today approved a resolution by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) that urges the Legislature, Governor Brown, and the Obama Administration to consider the policy implications of the recently released Papal encyclical.

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Senator Tony Mendoza

Conflict of Interest Bill Clears Key Assembly Committees

July 16, 2015

Sacramento – A bill to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening California’s conflict of interest laws was approved today by the Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting and the Assembly Committee on Local Government on bipartisan votes.

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Senator Kevin de León

RELEASE: Statement from Legislative Leaders on Introduction of Tobacco Regulations

July 16, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement regarding a package of six bills introduced for consideration during the Extraordinary Session on Health Care:

“Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States, and treating tobacco-related illnesses costs California taxpayers billions of dollars. We applaud our members for taking on this public-health crisis for the people of California.”

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