SACRAMENTO, CA – Seeking to increase the opportunity for low-income students to better attain a higher education, Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) held a rally with students to introduce companion Senate Bills 284 & 285, which together create the College Access Tax Credit Fund that will more than double the Cal Grant B Access Award for more than 177,000 students at no cost to the state.
Washington, D.C. – Called a “a model for addressing a national problem” in a recent editorial by the New York Times, the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Trust Act is aimed at the 6.3 million Californians, mostly lower and middle-income workers, who have no access to a retirement plan at work, by providing them a portable and reliable retirement plan that will serve as a modest supplement to Social Security.
SAN DIEGO, CA – To initiate implementation discussions about Proposition 39 passed by the voters, Senate Appropriations Chair Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) convened the Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight and Bonded Indebtedness in San Diego on Friday, January 25, 2013.
SACRAMENTO, CA –To implement Proposition 39 passed by the voters, Campaign Co-Chair Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) is convening the Appropriations Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight and Bonded Indebtedness today, Friday, January 25, 2013 in San Diego. The hearing will examine the best ways to implement Proposition 39 to create jobs and improve schools by examining the current funding and programs, looking at how Prop 39 allocates funds, and considering the auditing process, oversight and accountability.
SAN JOSE, CA – To initiate implementation discussions about Proposition 39 passed by the voters, Campaign Co-Chair Tom Steyer joined Co-Chair Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) at a community forum in San Jose on Wednesday, January 23, 2013.
*** MEDIA ADVISORY***
Sen. De Leon, Appropriations Chair, Hosts Proposition 39 Community Forum in San Jose
Tom Steyer to Testify on Best Way to Implement Prop 39 for Schools and Jobs