Caucus News

Senator Robert M. Hertzberg

Hertzberg Bill Cracking Down on Illegal Guns Clears Key Committee Vote

April 26, 2022

Senate Majority Leader Emeritus Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) released the following statement Tuesday after his legislation, SB 1327, passed the Senate Public Safety Committee.

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Wieckowski's energy efficiency disclosure form would help renters estimate costs before signing lease

April 26, 2022

SACRAMENTO — California’s sky high rental housing prices have forced many renters out of the market and pushed others to the brink. When new tenants make the unfortunate discovery that their energy expenses are much higher than expected, it can put a big dent in their budgets.

But under State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) SB 1026, before they sign a lease, renters would be able to review an energy efficiency disclosure form to give them a more comprehensive idea of their monthly energy expenses.

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Senator Portantino’s Bill to Improve Pedestrian & Cyclist Safety Passes Senate Transportation Committee

April 26, 2022

Sacramento, CA - Senate Bill 932, a measure introduced by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) to prioritize pedestrian and cyclist safety, passed the Senate Transportation Committee today.  

Senator Dave Cortese

Legislation to Combat Online Sexual Exploitation Clears First Hurdle

April 26, 2022

Senator Dave Cortese (D-Silicon Valley) has authored SB 1210 to combat sexual exploitation in the digital age. SB 1210 cleared its first major hurdle by passing the California Senate Judiciary Committee today.
Since the pandemic began, the number of complaints of obscene images related to trafficking has increased by over 120%; online sexual exploitation is a form of abuse that disproportionately impacts women and girls.

Senator Bill Dodd

Sen. Dodd Introduces Affordable Housing Bill

April 26, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced legislation today that would assist the creation of affordable housing in California by identifying excess state property that could be used for development, advancing earlier initiatives from Gov. Gavin Newsom to address the state housing crisis.

Senator Anthony J. Portantino

Senator Portantino Commemorates 107th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

April 25, 2022

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada Flintridge) released the following statement on the Senate’s commemoration of the Armenian Genocide.

Senator Dave Cortese

Senator Cortese’s Statement in Support of Nurses at Stanford Health Care

April 25, 2022

Senator Dave Cortese (D-Silicon Valley) made the following statement regarding Stanford nurses striking today for better staffing conditions and mental health support.  

Senator Bob Archuleta

Senator Bob Archuleta Praises Local Veterans Support Site and Vietnam Service Recognition in Senate District 32

April 22, 2022

Downy and Whittier, CA – This week a new veteran support center opened at the Downey City Library to provide a range of support services to veterans living in Los Angeles County, while the Whittier Post Office hosted a ceremony to rename the Michigan Avenue branch after the late Jose Ramos, who helped establish the Vietnam Veterans Day organization.  

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Earth Day activities in your community

April 22, 2022

Dear neighbor:

April 22 marks the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day. It is now a global event to protect our environment and confront climate change. Below are some of the many Earth Day activities occurring in our local communities. Some events may require registration.

East Bay Regional Park District – The EBRPD has many activities at multiple locations within the district to participate. Click the link for more information.

Senator Henry Stern

Open Space for all Los Angeles

April 22, 2022

Agoura Hills – As I was standing at the groundbreaking for the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing, the world's largest wildlife corridor here in our own backyard, at Liberty Canyon, I couldn’t help but feel sad that all Angelenos do not have the same access to the outdoors. To rectify this situation I and all Legislators in Los Angeles should commit to the following: