November 12, 2014

“I’m pleased the Governor has finally appointed a permanent director to oversee the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) after a six month vacancy. DTSC is in dire need of a shakeup and Exide appears to be the tip of iceberg of problems at DTSC - the state agency charged with protecting public health from toxic releases.

There have been repeated failures over decades that have impacted the health and environment of the residents in the communities I represent, including Boyle Heights, East LA, and Southeast LA.

October 30, 2014

California Educational Facilities Authority to Vote on Final Regulations

October 28, 2014

Bringing Jobs and Dollars Back to CA While Improving Our Schools and Our Environment

October 23, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon
Universal Sheraton, Los Angeles, CA

Thank you Charles for the introduction. I appreciate the opportunity to speak at your 30th Annual Meeting and Dinner. It’s great to be among so many friends and colleagues who have been working in the trenches to provide for Southern California’s water needs.

October 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES - At a free community event held at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Senator Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) was officially sworn in as the California Senate President Pro Tempore by Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, Tani Cantil-Sakauye. The venue is located in the heart of Senator De León’s district granting the opportunity for working families and the diverse constituents he represents to share in the historic moment of the first Latino in over a century to assume the leadership position in the California Senate.

October 15, 2014

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

What a beautiful venue. This is a grand public building and the centerpiece of my district. I chose this venue because it sits close to the working families who put me in office and it is a visual representation of California’s innovative spirit.

California. We live in the most creative and innovative state on earth. People come to California from all over the world in search of real opportunity with hopes of achieving a better life.

October 13, 2014

Lisa ChinSACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore-elect Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today announced the appointment of Lisa Chin as Deputy Chief of Staff, effective October 15, 2014.

September 18, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore-elect Kevin de León has selected Kimberly Rodriguez to serve as his Education Consultant, effective October 13, 2014.