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February 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO- California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D- Los Angeles), Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, has announced the following Rules Committee Appointment:

February 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO - California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), author of SB 350, provided the following statement in advance of the listening session the U.S.

February 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California State Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement relating to some recent developments in immigration enforcement:

“Tearing children from the arms of their mothers does not reflect the values of our nation or who we are as Americans.

“Children, like the 7-year-old girl taken from her mother at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, are being used as pawns by the Trump administration to discourage undocumented entries into the United States.

February 22, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D- Los Angeles) and President pro Tempore-designee Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) released the following statement regarding the resignation of Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia):

“By forcing this outcome, this State Senate has sent a loud and unmistakable message that our employees will be protected, that we will lead by example, and that no one Senator is above the law or our code of conduct.

February 14, 2018

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:

February 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate voted 25-8 today in support of Senate Resolution 74, which calls on the FCC to reinstate its net neutrality rules and urges the U.S. Congress to codify the principles of net neutrality in statute.

February 02, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California State Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement today as the Legislature made available documents related to all substantiated  allegations of sexual harassment against legislators and supervisory staff from January 1, 2006 until December 31, 2017.

February 01, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement today on the state Senate’s passage of the second of two whistleblower protection bills.

January 31, 2018

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:

January 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today, in a bipartisan vote, passed Senate Bill 227. Authored by Senate Leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), SB 227 is one of two measures designed to protect California taxpayers from federal tax increases under the Republican tax overhaul Congress passed last year to benefit corporations and the wealthiest Americans..