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.
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.
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)
SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer John Chiang and Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) said today that California’s Secure Choice program remains on track to provide retirement security to nearly 6.8 million private-sector workers who do not have access to a retirement savings plan from their employer.
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) and State Treasurer John Chiang will announce how California’s Secure Choice Program will remain on track to provide millions of private-sector workers in California with a retirement savings plan.
The California Secure Choice program stands on firm legal and statutory ground despite President Trump, Congressional Republicans and Wall Street’s efforts to end retirement programs administered at the state level.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Rules Committee today announced the following changes to Senate standing committees and their membership.
Appointed Senator Bill Dodd (D – Napa), Chair
Senator Steven Glazer (D – Orinda) remains a member of the committee.
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) released the following statement today regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal for 2017-18:
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:
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Energy Committee today passed a measure by California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) to set California on a path to 100% renewable energy by the year 2045. The vote was 8 ayes – 2 noes.