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SACRAMENTO – As the state celebrates the life of civil rights leader and labor organizer César Chávez today, President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate Kevin de León released the following statement:
"Today California honors and celebrates a man who dedicated his life to improving the working conditions of farm workers and their families in California.
We honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez by continuing to seek justice for the most vulnerable migrant worker.
March 30-April 2, California Senate Delegation to Japan
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today approved legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in funds to address California’s drought crisis. The bipartisan action came months before the state budget will be approved, and provides a down payment on the state’s efforts to respond to the drought and strengthen California’s water infrastructure.
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.
SAN DIEGO – The leader of the California State Senate Kevin de León, who was the first in his family to graduate from high school, shared his personal story with the students at his alma mater and toured the school’s California Partnership Academy classes in medical science and engineering.
“The students were so inspired by the Pro Tem’s personal story and they had so much fun showing off their school and taking him on a tour of our Partnership Academy classes,” said Dianne Cordero, Principal, SciTech-San Diego High School.
SAN DIEGO – The leader of the California State Senate Kevin de León, who was the first in his family to graduate from high school, will share his personal story with the students at his alma mater and tour the school’s California Partnership Academy classes in medical science and engineering.
WHEN: Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Assembly in the Performing Arts Theatre followed by a tour.
Environmental Justice Groups Applaud Creation of Office of Sustainable Water Solutions
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) delivered the following remarks today, Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. hen he along with Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff and Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen announced emergency drought legislation:
I am honored to join our Governor, Speaker Atkins and Republican leaders Huff and Olsen here this morning.
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, has announced the following appointment by the Rules Committee: