Caucus News

Senator Melissa Hurtado

Hurtado releases statement of Governor's drought declaration

October 20, 2021

SANGER, CA – Today, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) released the following statement after Governor Newsom declared a statewide drought:

Senator Dave Cortese

NEWS CONFERENCE TODAY – Tour the Nation’s First Vietnamese American Service Center (VASC) in San Jose

October 20, 2021

WHAT: Members of the news media will be given a tour of the first Vietnamese American Service Center (VASC) in the nation that will serve as a model for other major cities with large Vietnamese-American populations. There will be a community unveiling the following week.  

Senator Dave Min

Actress and Environmental Advocate Jane Fonda Comes Out in Strong Support of Senator Dave Min’s Call to End All Offshore Oil Drilling

October 19, 2021

Laguna Beach, CA — California State Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) and environmental activist Jane Fonda appeared at a rally yesterday organized by Social Compassion in Legislation and its CEO Judie Mancuso to support Senator Min’s call for ending all offshore oil drilling.

Senator Bill Dodd

Sen. Dodd, State Leaders Recap Challenging Yet Productive Year

October 19, 2021

SONOMA – Despite challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic and climate-driven wildfires, California made significant progress in key areas this year including economic recovery, housing, criminal justice reform and disaster preparedness, Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and his panelists said during a virtual town hall Monday night.

Senator Mike McGuire

McGuire leads successful effort to get two new cell towers installed for Round Valley area residents

October 19, 2021

North Coast, CA – In the past, when residents of Round Valley had an emergency, it was hit or miss if they could get ahold of emergency dispatchers because cell service in this region of Mendocino County was so inconsistent. This reality has put lives in danger and caused public safety nightmares.

Senator Susan Rubio

Rubio Statement on Veto of Senate Bill 805, “Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021”

October 18, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA – State Senator Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, released a statement today on the veto of Senate Bill 805, “Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021”:

“I want to thank the SB 805 coalition of small theaters and artists who advocated tirelessly this year for the arts in our most underserved communities. We made significant gains in raising awareness about the need to protect these important community spaces from closing.

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Senator Portantino’s Statement on New Soundstage Plans for Burbank

October 18, 2021

Burbank, California - Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) released the following statement regarding the construction of new soundstages in Burbank by the Worthe Real Estate Group on the historic Warner Bros. property.

Senator Dave Min

Senator Dave Min Honors Latino Leaders in Senate District 37

October 15, 2021

Irvine, CA — Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) Min recognizes community leaders for Hispanic Heritage Month. The diversity of Orange County is one of the reasons why this is such a wonderful place to call home. It is important that we champion all the groups that make up our community and recognize the leaders from those groups. During Hispanic Heritage Month, Senator Min took the time to learn more about the Latino Community in Orange County and the Latino Leaders who are working hard to improve the life of our residents.

Senator Bob Archuleta

Senator Bob Archuleta Celebrates Budget Win for Parnell Park in the City of Whittier

October 15, 2021

WHITTIER – Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) celebrated a major budget win for Senate District 32 by announcing $5,019,000 in funding for Parnell Park in the City of Whittier for improvements and renovations that will upgrade the park’s facilities, and enhance the community’s ability to enjoy this vital open space resource for generations to come.

Senator Bob Archuleta

Senator Bob Archuleta Celebrates Budget Win for Smith Park Aquatic Center in the City of Pico Rivera

October 15, 2021

PICO RIVERA – Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) celebrated a major budget win for Senate District 32 by announcing $1,000,000 in funding for Smith Park Aquatic Center in the City of Pico Rivera. The upcoming emergency repairs and an overhaul of the boiler system that heats the pool’s waters were publicly announced during a community celebration on Thursday, October 7, 2021 alongside residents and city leaders as part of the Senator’s ongoing commitment to family recreation and education centers.