Press Release
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

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

Press Release

Sweeping Measures Reform Regulations, Streamline Construction, and Increase Funding for Affordable Housing and Home Ownership Assistance

Thursday, June 01, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On Thursday the California State Senate passed a package of consequential legislation aimed at alleviating the state’s growing housing crisis. The bills in all streamline regulations at the state and local level to speed up housing construction; create new funding for affordable housing; and increase access to housing for working Californians.

Press Release

Urgent Call to Action after Trump Withdraws from Paris Accord

Thursday, June 01, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Twenty-seven California State Senators sent a letter to Governor Brown following the Trump Administration’s announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. 

Press Release
Thursday, June 01, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D–Los Angeles) issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the historic 2015 Paris Agreement:

Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today passed Senate Bill 100 by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), which set California on a path to 100 percent clean renewable energy by the year 2045.  The measure was approved on a 25-13 vote.      

Video
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate recently voted SB 100, a bill that puts California on a path to 100 percent clean renewable energy by the year 2045.

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and Senators also discuss the passage of a package of bills called Preserve California, aimed at protecting the state’s environment, public lands, and scientific integrity.

Media Advisory
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate voted today to pass SB 100, a bill that puts California on a path to 100 percent clean renewable energy by the year 2045.  Press availability to be held following the vote. 

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) and Senators will also address reports that President Trump plans to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris Climate Accord. 

Press Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO – A bipartisan supermajority in the California Senate today approved Senate Bill 5 (de León), which would put before state voters in November 2018 a $3.5 billion bond measure for flood protection, water supply reliability, and new parks and open space.

Press Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate voted today to approve the Preserve California legislative package, which insulates the state from dangerous rollbacks in federal environmental regulations and public health protections, shields public lands from exploitation, and protects whistleblowers and public scientific data.   

Press Release
Friday, May 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Rules Committee today appointed the following Senators to the Budget Conference Committee:                                                                                                                                       


Senator Holly Mitchell (D – Los Angeles), Chair
Senator Ricardo Lara (D – Bell Gardens)
Senator Richard Roth (D – Riverside)
Senator Jim Nielsen (R – Tehama)
Senator John Moorlach (R – Costa Mesa)