Press Release
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Statement by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles):

“Today, President Napolitano announced the University of California will not admit more California undergraduate resident students than it did last year due to budget uncertainties. This restrictive admission policy applies only to California residents while the majority of UC campuses would be allowed to admit additional non-resident students as they like. 

Press Release
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Building upon California’s first-in-the nation ‘Yes Means Yes’ Campus Sexual Assault legislation, California Senate leader Kevin de León and Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Hannah-Beth Jackson announced Senate Bill 695 which will transform high school health curricula to educate adolescents on sexual assault prevention.

Press Release
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

SACRAMENTO -  Hoy el Presidente Pro Tempore del Senado  Kevin de León otorgo un reconocimiento a Charly Alberti, un activista en pro del medio ambiente, reconocido mundialmente por su fundación R21 (Revolucion21) en la lucha contra el cambio climático y anteriormente miembro integrante del legendario grupo de Rock en Español, de Argentina Soda Stereo.

Media Advisory
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

SACRAMENTO –The California Senate website now includes an unprecedented amount of information on oversight, including a list of upcoming hearings, and an archive of past hearing videos, agendas and reports: http://senate.ca.gov/content/senate-oversight-hearings. All Senate hearings are open for the public to attend, and now every hearing is viewable via livestream on the Senate homepage.

Veterans Treatment Courts (VTC):  Program Overview, Recidivism Rates, and Evolving Best Practices

Media Advisory
Monday, March 02, 2015

En la Lucha contra el Cambio Climático

Press Release
Thursday, February 26, 2015

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee and the Environmental Quality Committee will hold a joint hearing at 6 p.m. March 5 at Torrance City Hall to address the recent ExxonMobil Refinery explosion in Torrance, CA. Witnesses from the community, Exxon Mobil, first responders and air quality/environmental agencies will answer questions on the emergency response, the refinery’s safety record, the impacts to the community and the state’s continued efforts to better prevent and coordinate the response to refinery incidents.  

Media Advisory
Monday, February 23, 2015

SACRAMENTO – For the first time, the California Senate website now includes an unprecedented amount of information on oversight, including a list of upcoming hearings, and an archive of past hearing videos, agendas and reports: http://senate.ca.gov/content/senate-oversight-hearings. All Senate hearings are open for the public to attend, and now every hearing is viewable via livestream on the Senate homepage.

Press Release
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Senate Leader Introduces Legislation to Help Lift Working Parents out of Poverty, Give Child Care Providers a Voice in Fixing Broken System

Press Release
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Statement by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on State of Texas v. United States of America:

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