Press Releases

October 12, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California Strategic Growth Council has announced the award recipients of nearly $300 million generated from California’s cap and trade greenhouse gas reduction program for the development of transit-oriented housing projects throughout the state.

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:

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): 

 

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.”

 

#ActOnClimate #CAleads

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