Caucus News

Senator Bill Dodd

Senate Approves Sen. Dodd’s Defensible Space Inspection Bill

May 16, 2022

 

SACRAMENTO – The Senate today approved legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, to encourage creation of defensible space, protecting life and property from California’s worsening wildfires.

Senator Bill Dodd

Sen. Dodd: Locke Foundation is Sacramento County Nonprofit of the Year

May 16, 2022

 

LOCKE – For its work to preserve the nation’s largest and most complete example of a historic, rural Chinese-American community encompassing more than 50 commercial and residential buildings on the east bank of the Sacramento River, the Locke Foundation has been named Nonprofit of the Year for Sacramento County by Sen. Bill Dodd.

Senator Toni Atkins

Senate Leader Atkins Issues Statement on Ruling Regarding Women on Corporate Boards Law

May 16, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) released the following statement about the court ruling in regard to California’s historic SB 826, which Pro Tem Atkins jointly authored with former Senator Hannah Beth Jackson in 2018:

Senator Scott Wiener

Senator Wiener’s Legislation to Allow Teens to Get Vaccinated Without Parental Consent Passes Senate

May 16, 2022

SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco)’s Senate Bill 866, the Teens Choose Vaccines Act, passed the Senate by a vote of 21-7. It will now head to the Assembly for policy committee hearings.

Senator Dave Cortese

Media Availability - Senator Cortese Hosts 19th Annual Sacramento Bus Trip for Education

May 16, 2022

For nearly two decades, following the May Revision of the State Budget each year, Senator Cortese (D-Silicon Valley) has hosted a Bus Trip to Sacramento that has successfully provided groups of education advocates, students, educators and community members in Santa Clara County the opportunity to travel to the State Capitol to meet directly with State Officials and Legislators, learn about current legislation and discuss public education as a state budget priority.

Senator Dave Cortese

Senator Cortese’s Statement on Governor’s “May Revision”

May 13, 2022

Senator Cortese (D-Silicon Valley) made the following statement about California Governor Gavin Newsom’s revised state budget, also known as the “May Revision”, that was released earlier today:
“With a surplus projected to be as high as $97.5 billion, we have an incredible opportunity to put money back into the people’s pockets so that they can meet their basic needs.”

Senator Monique Limón

Statement by Senator Limón on the 2022 –2023 California Budget, May Revise

May 13, 2022

(SACRAMENTO) – Senator Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement in response to the 2022- 2023 California Proposed Budget:

Senator Susan Rubio

Senator Susan Rubio Statement on Governor Newsom’s May Revised Budget  

May 13, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) released a statement today on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2022-23 May revised budget announcement:

“I thank Governor Newsom for proposing a budget that seeks to ease the financial burdens families are dealing with while supporting education, housing, infrastructure, childcare, and funding to expand the Young Child Tax Credit, legislation I introduced and will continue to champion.  

Senator John Laird

PRESS RELEASE: Statement By Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) on 2022 May Revision

May 13, 2022

Contact: Richard Stapler, Richard.Stapler@sen.ca.gov
SACRAMENTO – The chair of the Senate Budget Subcommittee on Education Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision:

Senator Richard D. Roth

We Asked For Help for the California School for the Deaf, Riverside, and Governor Newsom Delivered

May 13, 2022

SACRAMENTO) – Today, Governor Newsom released his revised 2022-2023 budget proposal which included $43.1M in funding to replace all existing outdoor sports fields (football, track, softball, and baseball) and add a stand-alone soccer field at California School for the Deaf, Riverside. These existing fields have not been updated in nearly seventy years.