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June 15, 2016

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Senate Budget Chair Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) released the following statements regarding the Senate’s passage of the 2016-17 state budget. Learn more about key components of the budget agreement at focus.senate.ca.gov/budget.

Senate Leader de León:

June 13, 2016

 

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today congratulated the California Film Commission as it launched year two of the retooled and expanded film and TV tax credit program by naming the first round of recipients for the new fiscal year.

June 13, 2016

SACRAMENTO – All Senate hearings are open for the public to attend, and every Capitol hearing is viewable via livestream on the Senate homepage http://senate.ca.gov. A video archive of hearings going back to 2005 is available via http://senate.ca.gov/media-archive. More information on upcoming hearings is available at http://senate.ca.gov/senate-oversight-hearings/upcoming.

June 12, 2016

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement on the attack in Orlando:

"Yet again. 

"A mass shooting happens across the nation but we always feel it right in our hearts. My heart right now aches tremendously for the families of the victims in Orlando. These were real lives that were lost, not just a number, and I can only imagine the infinite sea of sorrow this terrible tragedy has caused. 

June 10, 2016

LOS ANGELES – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the passage of the Budget Conference Committee report: 

June 10, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement following the passage of the Budget Conference Committee report:

June 07, 2016

SACRAMENTO – All Senate hearings are open for the public to attend, and every Capitol hearing is viewable via livestream on the Senate homepage http://senate.ca.gov. A video archive of hearings going back to 2005 is available via http://senate.ca.gov/media-archive. More information on upcoming hearings is available at http://senate.ca.gov/senate-oversight-hearings/upcoming.

May 31, 2016

SACRAMENTO - California Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today recommended to the Senate Rules Committee the following appointments for the budget conference committee on the 2016-17 state budget:

Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) (Co-chair)

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)

Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley)

Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens)

Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber)

 

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May 31, 2016

SACRAMENTO - The California State Senate today passed legislation to better prepare California public school students from poor and working families for admission to state colleges and universities. SB 1050 passed overwhelmingly with bipartisan vote of 32-6 and now moves to the Assembly for further consideration.

May 24, 2016

SACRAMENTO – All Senate hearings are open for the public to attend, and every Capitol hearing is viewable via livestream on the Senate homepage http://senate.ca.gov/. A video archive of hearings going back to 2005 is available via http://senate.ca.gov/media-archive.

 

Marijuana Legalization (Proposed Initiative)

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