Caucus News

Senator Susan Rubio

Senator Susan Rubio Bill to Protect California Farms from Wildfires Signed by Governor

July 23, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed a bill by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) that will help protect farms unable to obtain insurance due to devastating wildfires. The Legislature added an urgency clause to Senate Bill 11, allowing it to take effect immediately.

Senator Bob Archuleta

Senator Bob Archuleta Announces Senate Select Committee on Hydrogen Energy

July 23, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) has announced the creation of a Senate Select Committee on Hydrogen Energy to provide an overview of the State and the progress of the hydrogen industry as California continues making use of emerging energy technology to help the State meet its clean energy goals. "Hydrogen energy will be an important part of our clean energy future, and exciting new technologies in that sector will pave the way for zero emissions vehicles and transportation in California," stated Archuleta. 

Senator Toni Atkins

Senate Leader Atkins Applauds Signing of Child Care Budget Bill

July 23, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) today issued a statement regarding the signing of AB/SB 131, the child development programs budget bill:

Senator Bill Dodd

Sen. Dodd: Wrench Works is Solano County Small Business of the Year

July 22, 2021

 

Senator Dave Min

Senator Dave Min Forms Select Committee on Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Prevention

July 22, 2021

This week, Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) announced the formation of his Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Prevention.

Senator Henry Stern

Key California Legislative Committee Looks at Inequitable Impact of Heat, Fire and Other Climate Emergencies

July 22, 2021

Sacramento, CA -- Yesterday the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management chaired by Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) heard testimony from journalists, researchers and advocates that the risks of climate disaster fall disproportionately on our most vulnerable residents, especially women and people of color.

Senator Dave Cortese

San José – Evergreen Community College District to Receive $1 Million Planning Grant

July 21, 2021

San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) will receive $1 million in the 2021-2022 California state budget to “support planning and community engagement to explore ideas for development” of District-owned surplus land adjacent to Evergreen Valley College near the intersection of Yerba Buena and San Felipe Roads.

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Governor Signs Portantino’s SB 144 Making $330 Million Dollar Investment in Film & TV Production and Studio Construction

July 21, 2021

Los Angeles, California – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 144, authored by State Senator Anthony J.

Senator Anna M. Caballero

Senator Anna M. Caballero Joins Governor Newsom and Colleagues to Sign Historic Legislation to Invest $6 Billion to Expand Broadband Infrastructure and Help to Bridge the Digital Divide

July 21, 2021

Traver: Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) was honored to join Governor Newson and colleagues at a rural elementary school in the county unincorporated community of Traver. At the press conference, historic legislation announced last week, was signed. AB/SB 156 provides $6 billion in investment to expand broadband infrastructure, with a commitment of $1 billion specifically allocated for rural areas, like those in Senator Caballero’s district.

Senator Scott Wiener

Senator Wiener, Meals on Wheels SF and Mission Food Hub Announce Millions in State Investment to Combat Food Insecurity

July 21, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO - Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced that he obtained $2 million in the State’s budget for Mission Food Hub and Meals on Wheels San Francisco, along with funding and changes in the law to revamp the Calfresh application process to make it easier and more accessible for seniors and those with disabilities. Representatives from both Mission Food Hub and Meals on Wheels San Francisco joined Senator Wiener to reiterate the importance of these investments and the continuing community need for food access.