(Sacramento, CA) Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) is helping to spread the word about a critical open-enrollment period for kids’ health insurance that began on January 1, 2011 and ends on March 1st. Attached is a Public Service Announcement from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
(Sacramento, CA) Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 12:00pm, with Los Angeles’ top cops at his side and amidst a rising tide of gun violence in the region, Senator Kevin de León today announced the introduction of his Senate Bill 124 to protect the ban on cop-killer bullets.
Imagine you're a large, successful Texas-based corporation and although you have no employees in California, your biggest consumer market, you discover in the fine print of California's tax rules that in spite of our historic unemployment and colossal debt, you'll get a special tax break so long as you don't invest in the state or create jobs here. The Giants may have beaten the Texas Rangers in the World Series, but it's the Texans who are laughing all the way to the bank.
Senator Kevin de León Announces Plan to Kill the Loophole
(Sacramento, CA) Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today released a report by the Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) showing that a new tax law taking effect this year rewards corporations for locating jobs out of California and even provides a tax break to California employers who ship jobs out-of-state.
Volunteerism Our Greatest Human Resource
(Los Angeles, CA) - On Monday, January 17, 2011 Senator Kevin de León joins all of America in marking the 25th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through a national day of service, "day on, not a day off."
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado share a smile and some kind words after Gavin Newsom was sworn in to the office on the Senate chambers on Monday, January 10, 2011 as Sen. Kevin De Leon joins in.
Photo Credit: Hector Amezcua, Sacramento Bee
Serious Solutions Needed for Serious Challenges
(Sacramento, CA) Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s budget proposal:
“No one is immune from the tough choices that must be made. As we tackle the budget, I encourage all sides to ensure their rhetoric creates solutions and not enemies.”