Caucus News

Senator Jerry Hill

Crucial Capitol Hearing Tuesday on Bill to Protect Kids by Banning Flavored Tobacco Products

August 3, 2021

Senator Henry Stern

Legislators Applaud Transformative but Achievable Vision From Governor, Now the Hard Work of Legislating Begins

September 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Following Wednesday’s bold climate announcement by Governor Newsom, a coalition of California legislators announced they are looking forward to beginning the hard legislative work needed to truly attack the climate emergency.

Senator Susan Rubio

Do You Have a Plan for an Emergency and Evacuation? Be Prepared - Resources

September 24, 2020

September is National Preparedness Month. With the recent fires and earthquake are a reminder that we all need a plan. Below are some simple ways that you can be ready for an emergency and evacuation as well as resources for more information. Be prepared! 

1) Get alerts to know what to do.

2) Make a plan to protect your people by creating an emergency contact list and an evacuation plan.

3) Pack a go bag with things you need.

4) Build a stay box to stay safe at home for when you can't leave.

Senator Richard Pan

Dr. Richard Pan Makes Statement on Governor’s Executive Order to Protect the Personal Information of Public Health Officers

September 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento area, made the following statement in support of the Governor’s Executive Order to protect Public Health Officers from personal threats and attacks:

Senator Toni Atkins

Senate Leader Atkins Applauds Governor Newsom’s ‘Bold Vision’ to Reduce Pollution  

September 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) released the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order to phase out gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 and take action on additional measures to reduce demand for fossil fuel in California:

Senator Toni Atkins

Senate Leader Atkins’ Statement on Appointment of New CSU Chancellor

September 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) released the following statement about the California State University Board of Trustees’ appointment of Dr. Joseph I. Castro to serve as CSU Chancellor:

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Senator Wieckowski's statement on Governor Newsom's executive order on zero emission vehicles

September 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Bob Wieckowski issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to require that all new cars sold in California be zero emission vehicles beginning in 2035.

Senator Toni Atkins

Senate Leader Atkins’ Statement on Passing of Firefighter Charles Morton

September 22, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement regarding the death of native San Diegan Charles Morton, 39, a firefighter who died while battling the El Dorado Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest:

Senator Anna M. Caballero

Governor Newsom Signs SB 1409 to Help Low Income Californians

September 21, 2020

Governor Newsom signed SB 1409 (Caballero), which requires the Franchise Tax Board to issue a plan to increase the claims of the California and federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), including alternative filing systems to help low-income families that currently miss out on the credit.

Senator Scott Wiener

Senator Wiener’s Statement on Project Homekey Grant for Permanent Housing for Homeless in San Francisco

September 21, 2020

SACRAMENTO - Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement as the California Department of Housing and Community Development announced that San Francisco would receive $44,840,003 in grant funding to create permanent housing for for those experiencing homelessness or at-risk of experiencing homelessness. This funding will allow the city of San Francisco to acquire a hotel and convert it into 232 units of permanent housing for some of the most at-risk individuals in our community.