Caucus News

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Senator Portantino Speaks with Students at UC Berkeley; University of California and HBCU Summer Program Hits Seven

June 11, 2018

Sacramento, California-  In May, the Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders, also known as SIEML, held its seventh successful summer program for 50 undergrad students from historically black colleges and Hispanic-serving institutions at University of California, Berkeley.

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

June 11, 2018: Sen Holly J. Mitchell on why Juneteenth is a 'rather peculiar' yet bittersweet celebration

June 11, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell explain why she believes Juneteenth is a 'rather peculiar' holiday, and a bittersweet opportunity to celebrate.

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

June 11, 2018: VIDEO - Sen Holly J. Mitchell on why Juneteenth is a 'rather peculiar' yet bittersweet celebration

June 11, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell explain why she believes Juneteenth is a 'rather peculiar' holiday, and a bittersweet opportunity to celebrate.

Senator Jim Beall

Senator Jim Beall's Statement on the 2018-19 Budget Compromise Agreement

June 8, 2018

CAMPBELL -- Senator Jim Beall, the chairman of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, issues this statement on the budget agreement reached by Governor Brown and the leadership of the Senate and Assembly regarding the housing and homelessness package:

Senator Jerry Hill

State Senator Jerry Hill Responds to Cal Fire’s Latest Findings in October Wildfires

June 8, 2018

“Today’s findings are yet more evidence that the old normal is firmly in place when it comes to PG&E and its practices,” said Senator Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. “Climate change and the so-called new normal do not ignite fires. The Cal Fire findings today show that suspected negligence by PG&E did.”

Senator Jerry Hill

UPDATED: State Senator Jerry Hill Responds to Cal Fire’s Latest Findings in October Wildfires

June 8, 2018

“Today’s findings are yet more evidence that the old normal is firmly in place when it comes to PG&E and its practices,” said Senator Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. “Climate change and the so-called new normal do not ignite fires. The Cal Fire findings today show that suspected negligence by PG&E did.”

Senator Bill Dodd

Senator Dodd responds to Wildfire Investigation Finding

June 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Following the announcement by Cal Fire today that investigators determined the cause of 12 wildfires in Northern California to be related to Pacific Gas and Electric Co. equipment, Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, issued the following statement:

Senator Steven M. Glazer

Statement from Sen. Steve Glazer on Higher Education Spending Agreement:

June 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO – “In today’s budget agreement, Governor Jerry Brown and Legislative leaders made a good start in committing to full funding for the California State University and University of California. Both systems received enough one-time funding for the coming fiscal year to ensure that they can avoid tuition hikes and admit more qualified California students.

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

June 8, 2018: Sen. Mitchell on the career of Mark Ridley-Thomas

June 8, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talks about the career of Mark Ridley-Thomas, a member of L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, recently named Elected Official of the Year by the California Transportation Foundation and what he has done on behalf of her constituents.

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

June 8, 2018: VIDEO - Sen. Mitchell on the career of Mark Ridley-Thomas

June 8, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talks about the career of Mark Ridley-Thomas, a member of L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, recently named Elected Official of the Year by the California Transportation Foundation and what he has done on behalf of her constituents.