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Senate Leader Rejects Cynical SCAQMD Car Tax Proposal

September 22, 2016

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León released the following statement regarding the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s proposal to hike vehicle registration fees to pay for pollution reduction:

Statement From California Senate Leader on Signing of Farmworker and Domestic Worker Overtime Bills

September 12, 2016

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - Today California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León released the following statement responding to Governor Brown signing AB 1066 (Gonzalez) and SB 1015 (Leyva): 

 

UPDATED Senate Pro Tem De León Leads Legislative Delegation to Mexico City

September 12, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) is leading a legislative delegation this week on the second annual policy mission to Mexico City, intended to bolster policy and economic collaboration, and foster trade and good will.

 

Pro Tem de León Issues Statement on a Historic Year of Senate Accomplishments

September 01, 2016

SACRAMENTO California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement today on the historic accomplishments of the California State Senate in 2016:

Legislature Sends Governor Brown a Landmark Bill to Establish Retirement Savings For Millions of Workers

August 31, 2016

 

SACRAMENTO -- The Senate today sent Governor Brown a landmark measure by California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) that launches a retirement-security program for nearly 7 million private-sector workers in California who are currently without one.

The Senate’s approval of the California Secure Retirement Savings Program, SB 1234, by a bipartisan vote of 27-12 caps a six-year effort by Senator de León who worked with the Obama administration to make way for this first-of-its-kind state plan.

Senate Pro Tem de León Issues Statement on the Passing of Greg Schmidt, Former Senate Secretary

August 25, 2016

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement today on the passing of Greg Schmidt, former Secretary of the California State Senate.

“Today, we mourn the passing of a dear friend and former colleague, Greg Schmidt. Greg served as Secretary of the Senate under four Senate Pro Tems: Senators Lockyer, Burton, Perata, and Steinberg. He retired in 2014.

La Asamblea Aprueba Proyecto de Ley del Presidente Pro Tem De León, para Proporcionar Seguridad de Jubilación para Millones de Trabajadores/as Californianos/as

August 25, 2016

 

SACRAMENTO - El presidente pro Tempore del Senado de California, Kevin de León (D-Los Ángeles), emitió la siguiente declaración hoy tras la aprobación en la Asamblea de la medida SB 1234, la cual pretende crear un plan de ahorros con vistas a la jubilación para aproximadamente 7 millones de californianos/as, quienes actualmente carecen de acceso a estas prestaciones a través de sus empleadores.

Assembly Approves Pro Tem de León’s Bill to Provide Retirement Security for Millions of Working Californians

August 25, 2016

SACRAMENTOCalifornia Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement today with the Assembly’s approval of SB 1234 to create a retirement-savings plan for approximately 7 million Californians who currently lack access through their employers.

STATEMENT: California Senate Leader on Passage of SB 32

August 23, 2016

“Today the California Assembly provided a jolt to climate action around the world by doubling our commitment to clean up our air and create the clean energy economy of the future. I want to deeply thank Senator Fran Pavley for her tireless climate leadership and for building a foundation that has become a shining example for the international community. I also want to thank Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Speaker Anthony Rendon for taking the initiative to make the important and necessary reforms to get us to this historic day.”

 

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