Caucus News

Senator Josh Becker

​​​​​​​Senator Becker’s Statement on Congresswoman Jackie Speier

November 16, 2021

Congresswoman Jackie Speier is a true superhero. Throughout her incredible career in public service, she has done so much for the people of the Peninsula, our state and our country.
We all owe her an enormous debt of gratitude. Her courage and her forthright representation have been an inspiration for me and countless others.

Senator Dave Cortese

Senator Cortese Calls for Preservation of Coyote Valley as Farmland and Open Space

November 16, 2021

Senator Dave Cortese (D-Silicon Valley) is urging the San Jose Mayor and City Council to vote in favor of preserving Coyote Valley for agriculture and open space during their City Council Meeting this evening (agenda item 10.3).

Senator Susan Rubio

La Senadora Rubio Aplaude al Presidente Biden y al Congreso por la Legislación Bipartidista sobre Infraestructura de $Mil 200 Billones

November 15, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA - La Senadora Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, emitió un comunicado aplaudiendo al Presidente Joe Biden y al Congreso por su conjunto de medidas bipartidista sobre infraestructura, por un total de $Mil 200 billones ($1.2 trillion), que invertirá en carreteras, puentes, banda ancha y mitigación de incendios forestales de California, mientras crea miles de trabajos relacionados con las energías renovables.

Senator Lena A. Gonzalez

Senator Lena Gonzalez Appointed Ex-Officio Board Member for California High Speed Rail Authority

November 15, 2021

Sacramento, Calif. – Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D- Long Beach) was appointed as an Ex-Officio board member of the California High Speed Rail Authority by Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego). Senator Gonzalez currently serves as Chair of the Transportation Committee in the Senate and is the first Latina(o) in over 50 years to serve in this capacity and the only woman in 20 years. 

Senator Susan Rubio

Senator Rubio Applauds President Biden and Congress for Bipartisan $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Legislation

November 15, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, released a statement today applauding President Joe Biden and Congress for its bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure package that will invest in California's roads, bridges, broadband, and wildfire mitigation while creating thousands of clean-energy jobs.

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Senator Anthony Portantino Helps Launch California-Armenia Trade & Services Desk at Impact Hub Yerevan during State Seal Presentation

November 15, 2021

Yerevan, Armenia – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) facilitated the California Trade Desk Seal Placement during a reception in Yerevan, Armenia.  Senator Portantino formally introduced representatives from GO-Biz directly to business leaders at Impact Hub, which was followed by the California State Seal being officially mounted at Impact Hub.

Senator Henry Stern

California leaders announce first-in-nation ranking of heat waves

November 12, 2021

GLASGOW – As the international climate conference wraps up in Scotland, California leaders are taking action to stop the “silent killer” of extreme heat waves intensified by climate change back home. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara will sponsor legislation jointly authored by Assembly Members Luz Rivas (D-San Fernando Valley) and Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) to establish the nation’s first ranking system for heat waves, a critical step toward preventing heat-related deaths and injuries.

Senator Melissa Hurtado

Hurtado to Attend White House Signing of Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

November 11, 2021

SANGER, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) announced she would travel to Washington D.C. to attend the signing of the historic $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Senator Melissa Hurtado

Hurtado Partners with Kings County Firefighters for Shoe Drive Benefitting CASA

November 10, 2021

Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) announced she will partner with the Kings County Firefighters to collect shoes for foster children in under care of the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Kings County.

Senator Bob Wieckowski

California Senate delegation shares highlights of UN climate change conference

November 8, 2021

GLASGOW—The California Senate Delegation to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow met virtually with California-based reporters Monday to discuss their trip, how California continues to lead the nation and world in addressing the climate emergency and what they hope to learn and bring back to the Legislature for consideration in 2022.