“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.
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.
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:
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.
We can all do our part to help beautify our state and preserve her resources
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.
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.
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:
SB 1387 Adds Three New Environmental Justice Representative to District Board
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.
SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, has announced the following Rules Committee appointments: