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SB 100 Now Heads to the Assembly Natural Resources Committee on Thursday, July 13th at 1:30pm in Capitol Room 447

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy today approved Senate Bill 100, by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), which  will set California on a path to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. The measure passed on a 10-4 vote.

 

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) will present Senate Bill 100 Wednesday in the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy.  The measure would set California on a path to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045, cleaning up our air and creating good jobs in the process.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO- California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D- Los Angeles), released the following statement today on the Governor’s signing SB 110, which allocates $75 million from Proposition 39 for schools to retrofit California’s oldest school bus fleets:

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Friday, July 07, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) held a press conference with advocates to celebrate $100 million in new state budget funding to restore and revitalize the Los Angeles River.

Projects aimed at transforming the 51-mile concrete trough into a vibrant social and recreational center are nearly three decades in the making. 

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Friday, July 07, 2017
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Thursday, July 06, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and other elected leaders will hold a press conference to discuss $100 million in new funding for projects to restore and revitalize the Los Angeles River and encourage Angelenos to visit the city’s river and state parks.

When: 10:00 a.m PT., Friday, July 7, 2017

Where: Marsh Park, 2944 Gleneden St, Los Angeles, California

Media Advisory
Monday, July 03, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Judiciary Committee is scheduled on Wednesday, July 5, to vote on SB 54, the California Values Act, by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles). The measure, with few exceptions, prevents state and local law enforcement agencies and officers from assisting in the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

What: The Assembly Judiciary Committee to vote on SB 54, the California Values Act

When: 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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:

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Kevin de León figured he would get crushed in his first election. Egged on by his friends into running for an open seat in the California State Assembly in 2006, he faced off against the granddaughter of labor icon César Chávez in a heavily Latino Central Los Angeles district. “No question about it,” he says, laughing from the passenger seat of a big black SUV weaving through brutal San Francisco rush-hour traffic. “I used to pray, ‘Lord, when I lose, just make it respectable.'” While much of America is freaking out over the new normal, de León feels like he’s been here before.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Washington State Senator Kevin Ranker, California State Senator Kevin de León, Massachusetts State Senator Michael Barrett, and over 550 state legislators from across the country issued a statement today committed to maintaining U.S. leadership on fighting climate change and adhering to the Paris Climate Agreement. “Climate change is not a conspiracy, a hoax, or a partisan cause. Climate change is real and caused by human activity,” said Washington State Senator Kevin Ranker, who initiated the sign-on statement.