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May 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) and State Treasurer John Chiang will announce how California’s Secure Choice Program will remain on track to provide millions of private-sector workers in California with a retirement savings plan.                                              
The California Secure Choice program stands on firm legal and statutory ground despite President Trump, Congressional Republicans and Wall Street’s efforts to end retirement programs administered at the state level.

May 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Rules Committee today announced the following changes to Senate standing committees and their membership.                                                                                                          
Governmental Organization:
Appointed Senator Bill Dodd (D – Napa), Chair
Senator Steven Glazer (D – Orinda) remains a member of the committee.

May 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) released the following statement today regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal for 2017-18:

May 10, 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:

May 09, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Energy Committee today passed a measure by California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) to set California on a path to 100% renewable energy by the year 2045.  The vote was 8 ayes – 2 noes.

May 05, 2017

LOS ANGELES - The Board of the State Coastal Conservancy, the State agency responsible for the protection and restoration of California’s coast and waterways, has authorized the disbursement of up to $2 million to the City of Los Angeles to develop the Implementation Plan for the Taylor Yard River Park on the Los Angeles River.

May 04, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote to approve the American Health Care Act, and repeal the Affordable Care Act:

May 03, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), author of California’s Secure Choice Retirement Savings program (SB 1234), issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s approval today of a resolution aimed at eliminating state retirement programs for private sector workers.

May 02, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on Tuesday introduced Senate Bill 100, The California Clean Energy Act of 2017, which puts the state on the path to 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2045.

VIDEO: Press Conference: California Senate Leader Introduces 100 Percent Clean Energy Measure

May 01, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) is set to unveil Senate Bill 100 on Tuesday, which would require California to generate 100 percent of its electricity from clean, renewable sources by 2045.

 

WHO:

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles)

Senator Henry Stern (D-Agoura Hills)

Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego)

Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)

Danielle Osborn-Mills, California Director, American Wind Energy Association