Senate Leader de León Issues Statement on One of the Most Productive Sessions in California History

Saturday, September 16, 2017

SACRAMENTOThe Senate President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate, Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), issued the following statement today on the historic accomplishments of the California State Senate in 2017:

“This year we set out to revitalize our crumbling infrastructure and confront the housing crisis -- issues that touch the lives of every Californian.

“We invested in the public commons – our air, water and parks; our schools; our roads and transportation corridors, and vital flood control infrastructure. Together, we made difficult, imperfect, and often uncomfortable compromises to do what was necessary, and we delivered historic accomplishments for the people of this state.

“We showed Washington how to govern in a bipartisan fashion, and put the interests of our people ahead of those of our parties.

“I’m proud to say we did our jobs, something that is sadly all too rare in our politics today.”