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Senator Jerry Hill

Star Athletes Join Senator Hill & Assemblymember Low on ‘Patient’s Right to Know’ Bill Requiring Doctors on Probation for Sexual Misconduct and Serious Offenses to Notify Patients

June 15, 2018

Star athletes team with State Senator Jerry Hill and Assemblymember Evan Low on Tuesday to urge support for Senate Bill 1448, the Patient’s Right Know Act, which would require doctors placed on probation for sexual misconduct and other serious professional misconduct to notify patients.

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

June 14, 2018: VIDEO - Sen. Holly J. Mitchell comments on how the new state budget moves California forwad

June 15, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talk about the new state budget during a meeting with reporters. 

Senator Jim Beall

Sen. Jim Beall's Statement on Proposed Recommendations to Stop Sexual Harassment in the Legislature

June 15, 2018

CAMPBELL -- Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, issued this statement regarding draft recommendations by the Joint Legislative Subcommittee to eliminate sexual harassment in the Legislature:

Senator Toni Atkins

State Budget Passed in Senate Continues Forward Progress on Housing and Homelessness

June 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The fiscal year 2018-19 state budget approved by the Senate this week makes major investments in housing and homelessness throughout California, building on the momentum generated in 2017 with the passage of a landmark package of 15 housing bills.

 

Senator Toni Atkins

Statement on the Release of the Draft Proposal to the Joint Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response

June 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement regarding the proposed recommendations to the Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response. The Subcommittee will discuss the recommendations at its upcoming hearing, scheduled for Monday, June 18, 2018:

 

Senator Jerry Hill

State Senator Jerry Hill Holds Hearing on the Reporting of Sexual Misconduct Complaints in the Medical Profession

June 15, 2018

State Senator Jerry Hill holds a hearing in the Capitol Monday to examine sexual misconduct reporting in the medical profession and what happens when health care facilities receive complaints of sexual misconduct and other allegations of serious professional wrongdoing by doctors.

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Senator Portantino’s Statement on 2018- 2019 Senate Budget

June 14, 2018

Sacramento, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge) Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education issued the following statement on the Senate Budget:

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Senator Wieckowski praises state budget deal

June 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO ­– Today the California State Senate passed an on-time, record budget that includes the highest investment in school funding, the biggest reserves in a generation and investments in climate adaptation, fire prevention and transportation improvements.

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

June 14, 2018: Senate passes new state budget, balancing social responsibility and fiscal responsibility

June 14, 2018

Guest Press Release

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today passed a state budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2018.

“We have recovered from the dark days of the recession, and now the state’s fiscal outlook is the strongest it’s been in a generation,” said Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego).

Senator Ben Hueso

Senator Hueso on the Passage of an On-Time and Balanced $138.6 Billion Spending Plan

June 14, 2018

Sacramento, CA - June 14, 2018 - Senator Ben Hueso announced today that the State Legislature passed a balanced and on-time 2018-19 State Budget. As the fifth largest economy in the world, this budget continues our economic progress while planning for future economic uncertainties by setting aside the maximum financial reserve the law allows.