Caucus News

Senator Cathleen Galgiani

FYI- Full Highway Closure of State Highway 4 Jan 16th-Jan 19th

January 9, 2015

I would like to inform my constituents of a state route which will be closed next weekend so that you may make alternative travel plans. Please see attachment for further details or contact my Stockton District office at (209) 948-7930.

Senator Mike McGuire

Senator McGuire - A Familiar Face in Humboldt County

January 8, 2015

Eureka, CA – Knowing that Humboldt County and the North Coast need strong representation in the Capitol, State Senator Mike McGuire is pleased to be making his fourth trip here in the six weeks since he was sworn into office.
McGuire will start his Humboldt tour here in Eureka today and will be on the North Coast till Saturday the 10th.  He’ll meet with numerous individuals and groups, including people who need help with state agencies, local business leaders, and elected officials looking at ways to create more job opportunities for Humboldt residents.

Senator Holly J. Mitchell

Holly J. Mitchell to chair Senate Budget Subcommittee

January 7, 2015

Takes Health & Human Services gavel, remains in Senate Leadership

Senator Richard D. Roth

Senator Roth to Host Law Enforcement Summit

January 7, 2015

Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) will host a Law Enforcement Summit in the City of Perris on Friday, January 23, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Panelists will include Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin, California Highway Patrol (Riverside Area) Captain Amanda Snowden, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Shelley Kennedy-Smith and Perris Police Chief Michael Judge.

Panelists will discuss current law enforcement initiatives and provide public safety updates at the state, county and local levels.   

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Sen. Wieckowski to serve on Judiciary, Transportation and Housing committees in state Senate

January 6, 2015

Sacramento – State Senate Pro Tem Kevin de Leon has appointed Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to serve on four standing committees, in addition to chairing the Senate Environmental Quality Committee, de Leon announced today.

Senator Bill Dodd

Wolk appointed Majority Whip and Chair of Budget Subcommittee on Water and Environmental Issues

January 6, 2015

Committee assignments reflect Wolk’s priorities for this session
SACRAMENTO — Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon announced today that he selected Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to serve as the Majority Whip and appointed her to chair the Senate Budget Subcommittee #2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation.

Senator Henry Stern

Senator Pavley to sit on key legislative committees in 2015-16

January 6, 2015

SACRAMENTO – In addition to chairing the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) will sit on a number of other key committees in the 2015-16 legislative session.

Senator Jim Beall

Senator Jim Beall's Reaction to Gov. Brown's Address

January 5, 2015

SACRAMENTO -- Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, who serves as chairman of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, issues this statement regarding Gov. Brown’s inagural address:

Senator Mike McGuire

Senator McGuire Responds To Governor Brown’s Inaugural Address

January 5, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Newly elected North Coast Senator Mike McGuire attended Edmond G. Brown, Jr’s Inaugural Address this morning, as he was sworn in as Governor of California for an unprecedented fourth term.  
“I believe the Governor’s address struck just the right tone of fiscal responsibility and the need to invest in our state and its people,” said Senator McGuire. “I am grateful for the Governor’s vision and leadership.”

Senator Bill Monning


January 5, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) announced that applications for the 2015-16 California Senate, Assembly, Executive and Judicial Fellowship programs are available.  

The programs provide college graduates an opportunity to become full-time staff members at the State Capitol in Sacramento for 10 - 11 months beginning in October 2015.  Fellowships are jointly operated by the three branches of state government and the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS).