Pro Tem de Leon’s SB 1234 Creates Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program for Private-Sector Workers
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León released the following statement regarding the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s proposal to hike vehicle registration fees to pay for pollution reduction:
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - Today California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León released the following statement responding to Governor Brown signing AB 1066 (Gonzalez) and SB 1015 (Leyva):
Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) is leading a legislative delegation this week on the second annual policy mission to Mexico City, intended to bolster policy and economic collaboration, and foster trade and good will.
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement today on the historic accomplishments of the California State Senate in 2016:
SB 1234 Takes a Historic Step in Meeting the Crisis of Aging Californians Without Retirement Savings
SACRAMENTO -- The Senate today sent Governor Brown a landmark measure by California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) that launches a retirement-security program for nearly 7 million private-sector workers in California who are currently without one.
The Senate’s approval of the California Secure Retirement Savings Program, SB 1234, by a bipartisan vote of 27-12 caps a six-year effort by Senator de León who worked with the Obama administration to make way for this first-of-its-kind state plan.
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement today on the passing of Greg Schmidt, former Secretary of the California State Senate.
“Today, we mourn the passing of a dear friend and former colleague, Greg Schmidt. Greg served as Secretary of the Senate under four Senate Pro Tems: Senators Lockyer, Burton, Perata, and Steinberg. He retired in 2014.
SACRAMENTO - El presidente pro Tempore del Senado de California, Kevin de León (D-Los Ángeles), emitió la siguiente declaración hoy tras la aprobación en la Asamblea de la medida SB 1234, la cual pretende crear un plan de ahorros con vistas a la jubilación para aproximadamente 7 millones de californianos/as, quienes actualmente carecen de acceso a estas prestaciones a través de sus empleadores.