Video
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León and Senator Richard Pan kick-off the installation of a 2.5 kW solar electric system on a low-income home in Sacramento, California. Funding comes from California’s landmark cap-and-trade program, with direction from SB 535 (De León) which targets investments in communities that need it most.

For more information: focus.senate.ca.gov/climate

Media Advisory
Friday, May 22, 2015

Low-Emission Vehicles Now Reaching Disproportionately Impacted Communities Through Charge Ahead California Initiative

WHO:

Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles)
Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
Mary Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board
Jose Mendoza & Lorena Mendoza of Stockton, new owners of the 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
Tom Knox, Valley CAN “Valley Clean Air Now"
Charge Ahead Coalition

VISUALS:

Remarks
Thursday, May 21, 2015

As prepared for delivery:

Good morning!

I’d like to thank my colleague, Senator Fuller, Chair of today’s Prayer Breakfast, and everyone here who helped to bring us together on this beautiful occasion.

Thank you, Lieutenant Colonel Clare, for that prayer for leadership.

Brothers and sisters: Let us pray for California. Let us pray for wisdom and grace, humility and compassion in the face of the vast challenges that lie ahead.

Press Release
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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

Press Release
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León released the following statement on the oil spill off of El Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County:

Remarks
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

 

As prepared for delivery:

Good morning and thank you very much for having me.

All of you in this room understand the connection between mobility and prosperity. You understand better than anyone that our families need to get to work, and school; they need to get to the doctor’s office, and to the airport, and to all of our businesses to support our growing economy. 

Press Release
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Support Comes After Pro Tem De León and Treasurer Chiang Visit to DC

Press Release
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement today on the passage of minimum-wage and wage-theft ordinances by the Los Angeles City Council:

“It’s a great day for workers in the city of Los Angeles who toil for wages well below their worth and for the Los Angeles City Council who recognized that workers struggling with poverty deserve a pay raise and better protection from employers who steal their paychecks.

Press Release
Thursday, May 14, 2015

SACRAMENTO – El Presidente del Senado pro Tempore Kevin de León dio a conocer la siguiente declaración:

La Legislatura tiene un papel equitativo para mantener el orden fiscal del estado y el Senado continuara siendo un administrador que mantiene la disciplina fiscal.

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