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Wednesday, June 13 2018

State Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) has been appointed chair of the California Senate Appropriations Committee, a panel responsible for reviewing the fiscal impact of hundreds of Senate and Assembly bills each legislative session.

“I have a long working relationship with Senate Pro Tem Atkins, who’s a personal friend and a colleague, and I’m honored to have her trust,” the senator said in a phone interview Wednesday. “This puts me in a position to serve the 25th District as well as the state.”

Tuesday, June 12 2018

Sacramento, California - California Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, announced Portantino’s new assignment last Friday.  The Senate Rules Committee convened Monday, June 11th where Senator Portantino, D- La Cañada Flintridge, was formally appointed as the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Monday, June 11 2018

Sacramento, California-  In May, the Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders, also known as SIEML, held its seventh successful summer program for 50 undergrad students from historically black colleges and Hispanic-serving institutions at University of California, Berkeley.

Wednesday, June 6 2018

Sacramento, California- Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) honored the Family Service Agency of Burbank (FSA) as the Non-Profit of the Year for the 25th State Senate District. 

Tuesday, June 5 2018

The passage of a California Senate bill advances the cause of including the Arroyo Seco Tributary into a larger watershed study in light of ongoing drought conditions.

The bill, SB 1126, authored by Pasadena-area Sen. Anthony J. Portantino, is designed to include the Arroyo Seco Tributary in the Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Working Group plan.

The measure passed unanimously on Thursday, May 31, with 39 state senators voting for adoption.