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Sen. Carol Liu Announces Report on Alternative Fuel and Active Transportation Options in 25th District

April 22, 2015
For Immediate Release Contact: Robert Oakes
January 14th, 2015 916-651-4025
  robert.oakes@sen.ca.gov
SENATOR CAROL LIU ANNOUNCES REPORT ON ALTERNATIVE FUEL AND ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS IN 25TH DISTRICT

Los Angeles County – Senator Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) is

SENATOR CAROL LIU TO HONOR WOMEN OF THE YEAR – 2015

March 16, 2015

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NEW BILL REQUIRES ALL BICYCLE RIDERS TO WEAR HELMETS

February 11, 2015

For Immediate Release                                                                                     Contact: Robert Oakes

Senator Liu Introduces Bill to Help Working Californians

December 04, 2014

For Immediate Release                                                                                          Contact: Robert Oakes

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Senate Select Committee Hears Strategies to End Child Poverty in California

May 11, 2015

by Rebecca Vesely, California Healthline Contributing Reporter
Friday, May 8, 2015

Ending poverty must be a “sustained and broad-based effort,” according to testimony this week at a state Senate hearing examining child poverty in California.

The goal of the Senate Select Committee on Women and Inequality is to develop a “tangible, measurable plan to reduce if not end poverty for California’s children,” said state Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), select committee chair.

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Senate committee approves bill aimed at curbing poverty

May 01, 2015

The Senate Governance and Finance Committee voted this week to approve Senate Bill 38, a bill authored by state Sen. Carol Liu, D-La Canada Flintridge, to create a state refundable Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) that would help working families make ends meet and lift hundreds of thousands of Californians out of poverty.

A Message to Corinthian College Students

April 28, 2015

The California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General has put out the following statement on Corinthian:

On April 26, 2015, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. announced that it has “ceased substantially all operations and discontinued instruction” at 28 Heald, Everest, and WyoTech campuses.

Long-Term Care Reform Package Making Its Way Through Legislature

April 27, 2015

California legislators are considering a package of 24 bills this session collectively aimed at improving the state's support network for aging services and long-term care.

The bills -- 12 in the Assembly and 12 in the Senate -- deal with a variety of issues involving some of the 112 separate programs for aging and long-term care overseen by 20 different agencies and departments in the state and county governments.

Latest In My Own Words

Community Schools Presentation, CV Alliance Board Meeting

January 29, 2015

<Presented at December 2014 CV Alliance Meeting>   I am excited to focus on one of my top priorities — Community Schools.  Community schools are a strategy for aligning the resources of an entire community to support student success.  Community schools strategies are part of a growing national movement that is having a real impact on improving conditions for student learning, strengthening families, and building healthier communities.

State of the State, December 2014

January 28, 2015

I would like to update you on activities in Sacramento and the 25th Senate District.  As you know, we concluded the 2013/2014 legislative session at the end of August.  The Legislature rounded off the year by passing a new water bond, bills to manage the state’s groundwater, a measure banning single-use plastic bags, and a $330 million film tax credit to support in-state filming.

California continues to work its way out of the great recession.

End of Year Update, December 2014

January 28, 2015

The elections are behind us; many good members returned to office and some promising new ones took seats in the Assembly and the Senate.  The new members were sworn in December 1st.  The Legislature reconvened to begin regular business on January 5th.

WICHE: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Legislative Advisory Committee Speech, September 2014

October 03, 2014

WICHE: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Legislative Advisory Committee

Senator Liu End of Session 2014 Update

September 09, 2014

 

August 31 marked the end of the 2013–2014 Legislative Session and we beat the clock by one day to finish up the last few bills early in the morning on Saturday, August 30th.