Press Releases

March 02, 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 Appointment:

 

March 01, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement in reaction to today’s quarterly cap and trade auction results:

“Today’s anemic auction results demonstrate that the state’s landmark cap and trade program is in need of reform and the kind of market certainty that only the Legislature and Governor can provide via statute. We need a program that both reduces pollution and provides stable funding to clean up climate emissions.

February 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement applauding Governor Brown’s renewed focus on infrastructure projects:

 

February 23, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate leadership unveiled the Preserve California legislative package to insulate the state from dangerous rollbacks in federal environmental regulations and public health protections.

February 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) release the following statement on the flooding currently taking place across the state of California.

“The aftermath of the storms of the past two months are being seen today throughout the state. 

February 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement reacting to today’s U.S. Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:

February 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today released the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives passing of a Wall Street-backed resolution by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) that undermines the retirement security for millions of Americans.

February 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to new information from Immigration and Customs Enforcement about raids they conducted across California this week:

 

February 09, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement on reports of raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement across Southern California:

“There are reports that ICE today executed raids across Southern California. I have asked federal officials to disclose how many children, men, and women they have detained; what the processing time will be; what the rationale is for their detention; and I asked that everyone be offered access to an attorney.

February 06, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s recent comments about the state of California: