Caucus News

Senator Mike McGuire

Senator McGuire announces Critical Investments to Mutual Aid Funding in Budget Deal

June 8, 2018

Sacramento, CA – In a budget deal reached today by the Legislature and the Governor, California is making significant investments to enhance mutual aid firefighting resources and to protect our communities from the rising threats of wildfires. 

Senator Ben Hueso

Caltrans Releases Final Coronado Bridge Physical Suicide Deterrent System Feasibility Study Report

June 7, 2018

San Diego, CA – June 7, 2018 – Caltrans District 11 has issued its Final Coronado Bridge Physical Suicide Deterrent System Feasibility Study Report, which determined that there are a number of physical suicide deterrent systems that could be suitable for the San Diego-Coronado Bridge, including netting, fencing and glass barriers. For more information, and/or to read the full study, please visit: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d11/

Senator Toni Atkins

Senator Atkins Announces Committee Changes

June 7, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) today announced the following changes to Senate standing committees. Designated committee chairs and membership will be formally adopted by the Senate Rules Committee when it convenes on June 11, 2018.  

Senator Jerry Hill

State Senator Jerry Hill Introduces Bill Compelling Fire Departments to Report on Compliance with State Fire Inspection Laws to Their Local Governments

June 7, 2018

State Senator Jerry Hill introduced legislation today to require fire departments to report to their city council or county board of supervisors on compliance with state laws that mandate annual inspections of schools, apartment buildings, hotels and motels. “The state Legislature has established the importance of these inspections by requiring them by law,” said Senator Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. “But current law doesn’t set up a check or balance to determine whether the inspections are being carried out.

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Senator Wieckowski names Next Door Solutions Nonprofit of the Year for Senate District 10

June 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Bob Wieckowski honored Next Door Solutions for Domestic Violence as the 2018 Nonprofit of the Year for Senate District 10 today during the 3rd Annual California Nonprofits Day in the state Capitol.

Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson

Jackson Honors Santa Barbara Bucket Brigade as Nonprofit of the Year

June 6, 2018

Senator Mike McGuire

Senator McGuire Honors North Coast Opportunities as Nonprofit of the Year

June 6, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire is proud to announce that North Coast Opportunities (NCO) – an incredible organization serving Mendocino and Lake county communities that led individual recovery and donation distribution efforts after last year’s Redwood Complex and Sulphur fires – has been chosen as the North Coast’s Nonprofit of the year. 

Senator Ben Hueso

Senator Hueso Recognizes Casa Familiar as 40th District Nonprofit of the Year

June 6, 2018

Sacramento, CA – June 6, 2018 – The third annual California Nonprofits Day was celebrated today at the State Capitol in Sacramento, honoring organizations statewide as Nonprofits of the Year. Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) recognized Casa Familiar, a community development agency in San Ysidro, as the 40th Senate District’s honoree.

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Senator Portantino Honors Family Service Agency of Burbank as the 25th District Non-Profit of the Year

June 6, 2018

Sacramento, California- Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) honored the Family Service Agency of Burbank (FSA) as the Non-Profit of the Year for the 25th State Senate District. 

Senator Bill Monning

Senator Monning Names 'Pacific Wildlife Care' of San Luis Obispo County as 17th Senate District Nonprofit of the Year

June 6, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Pacific Wildlife Care was honored as the 17th Senate District Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).  Pacific Wildlife Care is the only licensed rehabilitation center in San Luis Obispo County that cares for injured birds, mammals, and reptiles.