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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Requests LAUSD 'Teacher Jail' Audit

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The use of “Teacher Jail” by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was the focus of an...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Aliso Canyon Gas Leak: Calif. Assemblyman Gatto to Hold Hearing in Porter Ranch Jan. 21

PORTER RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Members of the local media are invited to attend hearing by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) Utilities and...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 6, 2016 including to the Dental Hygiene Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Meredith McKenzie, 44, of Los Gatos, has...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 5, 2016 including Health Professions Education Foundation Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a wide variety of new appointments for the first...
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Emergency Order On Aliso Canyon Gas Leak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Given the prolonged and continuing duration of the Aliso Canyon gas leak and at the request of residents and...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Legislation to Protect Children from Identity Theft – AB 1580

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced legislation that would allow parents to protect their child and family from identity theft. AB 1580 allows a parent to freeze their child's credit with the three credit bureaus, preventing identity thieves from opening fraudulent credit accounts and ruining their credit at an early age.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Named Chair of Utilities & Commerce Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) was appointed chairman of the Assembly’s formidable Utilities and Commerce Committee, overseeing...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Reminds on New Laws for Californians Jan. 1, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- While everyone is out celebrating New Year’s Day, Californians should take note of new laws that will take effect...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency in San Bernardino County to Help with Recovery from Shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an emergency proclamation for San Bernardino County to help the...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 18, 2015 including to Department of Toxic Substances Control

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: Russell Atterberry, 39, of Folsom, has been...
Tony Mendoza and CHP

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza and CHP Hosted a Holiday Traffic Safety Event Dec. 11, 2015

CERRITOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), the California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Office of Traffic Safety, Los Angeles County...
West Coast Mayors with Castro

West Coast Mayors Meet to Seek Federal Support to Address Homelessness, Housing Crises

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayors from five West Coast cities on Thursday signed a joint statement to the federal government seeking full...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Introduces Manufacturing Jobs Bill, inspired by 'Race to the Top'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week in Washington, D.C., U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Brad Ashford (D-Omaha, Neb.) today...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Receives 100-percent Approval Rating from Planned Parenthood

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California (PPAC) recognized Calif. Senator Isadore Hall’s (D – South Bay) unwavering commitment...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 9, 2015 including to 39th District Agricultural Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Andrew Campbell, 23, of Oakdale, has...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Introduces Law to Inform Consumers About Veterans Hiring – H.R. 3919

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., as part of his commitment to find ways to employ our nation’s brave Veterans, U.S....
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

California Congressman Cardenas says Stop Putting Kids In Jail For Skipping School – H.R. 3782

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., as part of the President’s recognition of Youth Justice Awareness Month, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Legislative Update – Bills Signed into Law Oct. 10 and 11, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This weekend Calif. Gov. Brown signed a wide variety of senate and assembly bills into law, including: AB 169...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Legislation to Modernize and Diversify Development at the Port of LA Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Jerry Brown (D – California) has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Gov. Brown Signs California Day Care Center Worker Vaccination Bill – SB792

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Brown today signed SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will protect California children...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gov. Brown Signs Gatto’s Bill to Protect Calif. Water-Conscious Residents from Govt. Fines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 1164, legislation that will prohibit local governments from banning water-conscious landscaping at private...
Anthony Rendon

Gov. Brown Signs Rendon’s Lower L.A. River Restoration Proposal – Update to L.A. River Master Plan

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Bill to Give Teachers Support Resources for LGBTQ Students Signed into Law – AB 827

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) into law. The...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Calif. Bill to Keep Your TV from Spying on You Signed into Law – AB1116

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), joined by members of his committee on Consumer Protection and Privacy, authored AB 1116,...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee Marks Identity Theft Prevention Success

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and the members of his Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection marked a...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation Oct. 5, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, which include:...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Calif. Crime-Solving DNA Bill Signed Into Law – AB 1492

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 1492, legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), which revamps and improves California’s DNA-testing...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas Calls For Farmworker Education to Protect American Families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) recently reintroduced a bill to protect American families from...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

California Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Signed into Law – SB 708

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 708 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), which will address childhood hunger...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Create Yellow Alert, Apprehend Hit-and-Run Perpetrators, by Mike Gatto, signed by Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) bill to establish a “Yellow Alert” system, allowing law-enforcement officials to engage drivers in...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Save Middle-Class Homeowners Thousands of Dollars Signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In California, to pass the contents almost any asset — a bank account, a multi-million-dollar stock account, a car...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Affordable Care Act helps double the insured in San Fernando Valley, Calif.

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Congressman U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the Health Subcommittee...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

AB 1492: Mike Gatto's California Crime-Solving DNA Bill Passes, heads to Gov's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In December 2014, a Court of Appeal dealt a blow to law enforcement and the use of DNA in...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

DUMP TRUMP: Calif. State Senate Calls on California to Divest from Donald Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate has approved a measure by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) that publicly...
Anthony Rendon

AB 825: Rendon's California Public Utilities Commission Reform Package Unanimously Approved, Sent to Gov's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Legislature unanimously approved a package of California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) reform measures proposed by Assemblyman Anthony...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

AB 1164: Gatto Bill to Protect Calif. Water-Conscious Residents from Government Fines Awaits Governor's Signature

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ In some California cities, including the city of Glendale, residents are prohibited from installing drought-tolerant landscaping synthetic grass to reduce...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Legislation to Modernize and Diversify Development at the Port of LA Approved by Legislature

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week , the California State Legislature has given its approval to a package of bills by Senator...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Legislation to Create Greater Transparency and Disclosure for Calif. Government Officials Receives Approval, sent to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A key reform by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to increase financial-disclosure requirements and modernize the forms used by...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SB792: Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Protect Children in Day Care, Heads to Governor's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today gave final approval to SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

AB 1116: Calif. Bill to Keep Your TV from Spying on You Heads to Governor's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), joined by members of his committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection, authored AB 1116,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SB 792: Calif. Day Care Center Worker Vaccination Bill Approved by State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Assembly today approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan vote. The...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Open-Up Carpool Lanes and Reduce Traffic Receives Legislature Approval – AB 210

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to help reduce traffic and increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. AB 530: Lower L.A. River Restoration Proposal Sent to Governor's Desk

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Legislature today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive restoration...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell's Bill to Give Teachers Support Resources for LGBTQ Students Goes to Gov. – AB 827

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Legislature passed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach). AB 827 offers more support...
Congressman Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Headed to Governor Brown – SB 708

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Senate yesterday gave final approval on a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the...
Anthony Rendon

Statement from Assemblyman Anthony Rendon on being selected as next Speaker of California State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after being selected to be the next Speaker of the...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Mendoza Bill to Improve Calif. Voting Materials, Written in Plain Language, Signed by Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 505, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will ensure that...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Bill to Create Yellow Alert, Apprehend Hit-and-Run Perps, Awaits Governor's Signature – AB 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. State Assembly approved legislation to reduce the number of hit-and-runs by a vote of 68-0,...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Gov. Brown and Assemblyman Gatto Announce Participating California Agencies in Innovation Award

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Calif. Governor Brown and Assemblyman Gatto (D-Glendale) announced the participating agencies of the California Innovation Award, established by...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to California Commission on Economic Development

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee announced today his appointment by...

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