Press Release
Wednesday, May 04, 2016

“I want to express my congratulations and thanks to Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) and Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) for their tremendous success in protecting the health of future generations in California now that Governor Brown has signed their legislation into law.

Media Advisory
Wednesday, May 04, 2016

This week, the Honorable Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico and Mexican Ambassador to the United States Carlos Sada Solana will be visiting Sacramento to help strengthen collaboration with government officials, business leaders, and the Mexican community living in the United States. The Mexican officials will be meeting with California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Senators on Wednesday and will be recognized during Senate Session on Thursday.

Press Release
Sunday, May 01, 2016

LOS ANGELES - California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement on the looming labor strike involving over 20,000 janitorial workers across California:

Press Release
Thursday, April 28, 2016

SACRAMENTO California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement after passage of AB 120, which amends the Budget Act of 2015 to appropriate an additional $16,288,000 to the Secretary of State for a specified purpose.

Press Release

We can all do our part to help beautify our state and preserve her resources

Monday, April 25, 2016

Earth Day Clean Up

LOS ANGELES – The district staff of Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) teamed up with Caltrans maintenance to commemorate Earth Day 2016 by cleaning up a stretch of Interstate 5 along the Northbound Los Feliz On-Ramp.

Press Release
Monday, April 25, 2016

Los Angeles Unified School District’s Grand Arts Festival

LOS ANGELES – Music was in the spring air recently when Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) helped open Los Angeles Unified School District’s Grand Arts Festival this month in Los Angeles. The event took place at Grand Park and was hosted by LAUSD’s Arts Education Branch. Festival goers enjoyed performances, art displays and films created by LAUSD students.

Media Advisory
Monday, April 25, 2016

SACRAMENTO – All Senate hearings are open for the public to attend, and every Capitol hearing is viewable via livestream on the Senate homepage http://senate.ca.gov. A video archive of hearings going back to 2005 is available via http://senate.ca.gov/media-archive.

Press Release
Friday, April 22, 2016

SACRAMENTO - The California State Senate delegation to the 2015 Paris, France, United Nations Framework on Climate Change Conference of Parties released the following statement commemorating the national holiday of Earth Day.

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles), Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach), and Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) said:

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SB 1387 Adds Three New Environmental Justice Representative to District Board

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Committee on Environmental Quality today approved a measure by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) to give communities suffering most from air pollution greater say at the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).

Approved by a vote of 5-2, SB 1387 adds three new environmental justice representatives to the SCAQMD board while taking steps to ensure board compliance of state and federal clean-air laws.

Press Release
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, has announced the following Rules Committee appointments: