SACRAMENTO – California Senate President Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement reacting to today’s U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for the nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:
Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, today threatened to roll back 50 years of California clean air policies by refusing to commit to keeping federal waivers that allow our state to enact its own regulations on climate and vehicular emissions.
SACRAMENTO— The Senate Rules Committee will be holding a hearing on Wednesday, January 18 to consider the appointment of Rep. Xavier Becerra for California Attorney General.
WHAT: Senate Rules Committee Hearing on Nomination for Attorney General
WHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. LIVESTREAM http://senate.ca.gov/
WHERE: State Capitol, Room 113, Limited Seating
WHO: Members of the Senate Rules Committee:
Budget and Fiscal Review (Mitchell)
Governor’s Budget Proposal for 2017-18
HAPPENING NOW Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Room 4203
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 – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) has announced his leadership members and nominees for Senate standing committee chairs and members, forming a legislative team focused on job creation, long-term economic growth, and protecting the historic progress California has made in the last decade.
Designated committee chairs and membership will be formally adopted by the Senate Rules Committee when it convenes on January 11, 2017.
SACRAMENTO – A diverse coalition of local elected leaders, advocates and labor representatives are speaking out in support of the Senate’s “California Rebuild” legislative package to reinvest in the state’s critical infrastructure.
HOUSING – SB 2 (Atkins) & SB 3 (Beall)
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) has introduced SB 54, the California Values Act, to prevent the use of state and local public resources to aid federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in deportation actions.