Press Release
Thursday, February 01, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement today on the state Senate’s passage of the second of two whistleblower protection bills.

Press Release
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today, in a bipartisan vote, passed Senate Bill 227. Authored by Senate Leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), SB 227 is one of two measures designed to protect California taxpayers from federal tax increases under the Republican tax overhaul Congress passed last year to benefit corporations and the wealthiest Americans..

Press Release
Monday, January 29, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Senate voted in favor of Senate Bill 460, the measure by Senate Leader Kevin de León to preserve net neutrality protections for California businesses and consumers. The bill was approved on a 21-12 vote and now moves on for consideration by the State Assembly.

 

Press Release
Friday, January 26, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate Leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), along with 22 Senate co-authors, have introduced Senate Resolution 74, formally endorsing an effort in the U.S. Senate to restore federal net neutrality protections. Next week, companion legislation to preserve net neutrality in California, SB 460, will be up for a vote on the state Senate floor.

Press Release
Friday, January 26, 2018

 

SACRAMENTO – California Senate Leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), along with 22 Senate co-authors, have introduced Senate Resolution 74, formally endorsing an effort in the U.S. Senate to restore federal net neutrality protections. Next week, companion legislation to preserve net neutrality in California, SB 460, will be up for a vote on the state Senate floor.

 

Press Release
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

 

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
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

SACRAMENTO California State Senate Leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) is calling on Congress to pass H.R. 4779 to protect voter-approved state cannabis industries and consumers from federal crackdowns under the Trump Administration.

Press Release
Monday, January 22, 2018

SACRAMENTO California State Senate Leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement today:

“Once again, our party’s leaders in Washington have capitulated, compromised and redrawn a line in the sand even further away from justice.

“By cutting another fingers-crossed bargain with Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell while getting nothing definitive in return, we have turned our backs and broken our promises to 800,000 Dreamers and their families.  For them, more delays directly translate to more deportations.

Press Release
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Immigration and Customs Enforcement is reportedly amassing agents from across the United States as it prepares to launch the most aggressive deportation raids under the Trump Administration in northern California in the coming weeks.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen also confirmed in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week that her department is exploring pressing criminal charges against state and local officials who implement “sanctuary” policies.