Press Release
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the United States Senate Health Committee announcement on a bipartisan healthcare deal:

“This is a short-term but imperative step to stop President Trump’s destructive dismantling of America’s healthcare.                                                                                 

Press Release
Monday, October 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. last night signed Senate Bill 5 (de León et al) into law, which places a roughly $4 billion general obligation bond measure on the June 2018 ballot.   Senate Bill 5 is the first bond measure in state history to focus on social equity, including access to parks for all Californians and targeting water and flood control investments to the areas with the most unmet needs.

Press Release

De León Calls Out U.S. Ed Secretary DeVos for Repeal of Obama-era Protections

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO – In a letter released today to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon vowed California “would not accept” federal policies that “tip the scale of justice” against victims of campus sexual violence.

                                                               

Media Advisory
Monday, October 09, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement after Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt moved to repeal the Clean Power Plan:

“By withdrawing from the Clean Power Plan, Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt are selling out consumers and mortgaging our future to prop up industries of the past. 

 

Press Release
Friday, October 06, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement statement on the signing of SB 54, the California Values Act:

 

Press Release
Thursday, October 05, 2017

Watch Senator de León’s Press Conference announcing the signing of SB 54

FACT SHEET ON SB 54

LOS ANGELES – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement on the signing of Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act:

Media Advisory
Wednesday, October 04, 2017

SACRAMENTO Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) will hold a press conference about SB 54, the California Values Act, which currently awaits Governor Brown’s signature.

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When: Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:00am  

 

Press Release
Monday, October 02, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the mass shooting event in Las Vegas, Nevada:

“Once again, our nation has been plunged to the darkest depths of sorrow and suffering by a fellow American committing a horrific act of unspeakable evil with military-style assault weapons.

“Words cannot adequately describe the anguish we feel for the victims and their families.

“This time we owe those affected not just prayers, but action.

Press Release
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement after President Trump and Congressional Republicans announced their tax reform plan:

                        

“President Trump and Republicans in Congress again show where their true priorities lie: making the lives of the rich easier and the lives of working Americans dramatically tougher.

Media Clips
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

It took them until 2 a.m. Saturday morning, but lawmakers finished this year's session with landmark legislation on immigration, climate change and poverty headed to the Governor's desk. State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon argued this was one of the most "accomplished legislative sessions in California history." State Government Reporter Ben Bradford gives a wrap up of the bills now sitting on the Governor's desk awaiting signature.

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