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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. State Assembly Approves Senator Mendoza Legislation to Prevent Wage Theft from California Workers – SB 1342

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A measure, SB 1342, authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) that would protect workers by paving the way...
Anthony Rendon

Speaker Rendon, Budget Chair Ting on the Assembly Passing the California 2016-17 State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and Assembly Budget Chair Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) issued the following statements Wednesday...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Asm. O'Donnell Declares Budget Agreement a Win for the California College Promise and Fiscal Responsibility

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issued this statement following the passage of the 2016-2017 budget agreement: “Today’s...
Department of General Services

New Data Shows California Ahead of Schedule in Meeting Governor Brown's Green Goals for 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New data released today shows California is shrinking its environmental footprint and is ahead of schedule in meeting Governor...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law Approved by Calif. State Assembly Transportation Committee – SB 1072

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law” authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) was approved today by the...
Millbrae California

Nine Millbrae California Residents Honored for 130 Years of Service

MILLBRAE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 14, nine Millbrae residents will be recognized for their 130 years of combined service to the...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for June 9, 2016 including Contractors State License Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Peter Cervinka, 44, of Sacramento, has...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. 'Teacher Bill of Rights' Bill by Senator Tony Mendoza Approved by State Senate – SB1225

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 1225, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), was approved by the State Senate this week. The...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Asm. O’Donnell Bill to Help Foster Youth Achieve Academic Success Passes Assembly – AB 2656

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legislation by Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) ensuring foster youth can attain their educational and economic goals passed...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

U.S. African American Buffalo Soldiers to Be Honored by Calif. State Senate at Capitol Ceremony

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Buffalo Soldiers, an historic group of African American service members, Calif. Senator...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

California Legislation Supporting Arts Education Sails Through Assembly – AB 2862

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AB 2862, by Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach), promoting visual and performing arts education won Assembly approval today....
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Asm. Hall Legislation to Create Nation's Strongest Wage Equality Law Approved by State Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate this week approved SB 1063 by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), which...

Calif. Speaker Rendon Announces Assemblymembers to Serve on Budget Conference Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) appointed the following members of the Assembly to serve on the...
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown to Host Inaugural Subnational Clean Energy Ministerial in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Moving to further mobilize states, provinces and cities in the fight against climate change, Governor Edmund G. Brown...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for May 31, 2016 including State 9-1-1 Advisory Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Amy Miller, 42, of Folsom, has been...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Calls for Review of State Workers' Compensation Anti-Fraud Efforts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A series of news stories highlighting billions of dollars in workers’ compensation fraud in California over the last several...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Joint Legislative Audit Committee Approves Audit of Alliance College-Ready Public Charter Schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) approved an audit request by Cailf. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O'Donnell Continues to Press Frontier for Answers in Sacramento Hearing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) questioned Frontier and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) representatives in Sacramento about...
Anthony Rendon

Speaker Rendon, Calif. Assembly Colleagues Launch Resolution Recognizing National Gun Violence Awareness Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) joined Assembly colleagues today to introduce House Resolution 52 to mark National Gun Violence...

The California Legislative Black Caucus Releases 2016-17 State Budget Priorities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced their 2016-17 budget priorities with a clear emphasis on issues that...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto to Question Frontier Communications Over Outages

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Members of the local media are invited to attend a hearing held by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles)...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Frontier FAIL: Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell to Host Town Hall Confronting Troubled Transition from Verizon to Frontier

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell invites residents to a town hall for customers impacted by the switch from...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Asm. Mike Gatto’s Legislation to Protect Children From Identity Theft Clears Privacy Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. Assembly’s Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee passed legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblywoman Jacqui...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Senator Mendoza Legislation to Prevent Wage Theft from California Workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A measure, SB 1342, authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) that would protect workers by paving the way...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement Praising New $20 Bill Featuring Harriet Tubman

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today praised the United States Treasury Department for its announcement that Harriet Tubman,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill to Increase Representation on L.A. County Metro Transportation Authority Board

SACRAMENTO, Cailf. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee approved SB 1472 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law Approved by Calif. Senate Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After hearing testimony from the parents of Paul Lee, a special needs student from Whittier, who tragically passed away...
Gov Brown

Landmark Agreement to Raise California Minimum Wage Starting in 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined legislators and labor leaders to announce a landmark agreement that...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement in Support of $15 Minimum Wage Legislation – SB 3

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced its support for SB 3 (Leno), landmark legislation that would increase...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Statement on State Legislature Approving Bill to Raise California Minimum Wage

SAN FRANCISO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding both State Senate and State Assembly in...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Mar. 29, 2016 including the California Natural Resources Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jemahl Amen, 45, of Sacramento has...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill to Combat Government Corruption Approved by Key Committee: SB 1011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A bill that strengthens California’s conflict of interest laws and restores public trust and accountability was approved today by...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Asm. Mike Gatto Introduces Bill to Give Consumers the Power to Cancel from Services with a Simple Click

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- You’ve seen the ads from companies that advertise the ease of signing up for their cable or internet service...
Brain Injury Awareness Month

California Legislature Declares March 2016 as Brain Injury Awareness Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, the California State Senate approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 110 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Introduces Legislation to Curb Fraudulent Disability Placard Use – AB 2602

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation to address the illegal use of disabled parking placards in...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 10-14, 2016 including California Volunteers Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Sandra Alfaro, 50, of Hanford,...
Tony Mendoza SCR 105

Calif. Legislature Honors Contributions of Pakistani-American Community, Declares March 23 Pakistani American Day 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today recognized the contributions of California’s Pakistani-American community by adopting Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 105...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Swears in New Appointments and Reappointments to City Boards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last week, March 7, San Franciso Mayor Edwin M. Lee swore in the following new appointments and reappointments...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Asm. Mike Gatto Introduces Legislation Giving Law Enforcement Vital Resources to Investigate Cold Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation to strengthen law enforcement’s ability to investigate cold cases in...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Releases CPUC Reform Initiative, as Proposal Gains Steam

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) released the text of his proposed constitutional amendment, ACA 11, to reconfigure...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Statement on Effects of AT&T – Univision Dispute

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Congressman Cárdenas released the following statement in response to the ongoing dispute between Univision and...
Assemblymember Ian Calderon

Calif. Nursing Home Quality, Staffing Still Falls Short, AB 2079 to Improve Patient Safety, Protect Taxpayers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) today joined more than one hundred nursing home workers to unveil AB 2079, a...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 22, 2016 including Park and Recreation Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Steven Cliff, 46, of Sacramento, has...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Introduces Legislation to Drive Down Suicide Rates – AB 2246

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced AB 2246 requiring local school districts to adopt a...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Launches Innovative Emergency Medical Response Team to Reduce 911 Calls

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the "Homeless Emergency Assessment & Response...
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Proposes $176.6 Million Exide Cleanup Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed a $176.6 million spending plan to fund expedited and expanded testing...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 16, 2016 including Department of Finance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tues., Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Amy Costa, 39, of Alameda, has...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. School Bus Safety Legislation Introduced by Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) introduced a measure to improve school bus safety in California. SB 1072 would...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O'Donnell Co-Authors Bill that Shines a Light on Coastal Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) co-authored AB 2002, requiring those who lobby the California Coastal...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall to Introduce Wage Equality Act of 2016 – SB 1063

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) will be joined by civil rights and minority leaders from...

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