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Thursday, May 17 2018

A decades-long effort to battle freeway noise in La Cañada Flintridge got another boost Wednesday when state agencies signed off on a state transportation funding program that will bring $10 million to build more sound walls along the 210 Freeway.

The award was the result of efforts by state Sen. Anthony Portantino and city officials to qualify the expenditure through a local partnership program specified under SB 1, the state transportation funding bill that recently instituted gas and vehicle tax hikes on California motorists.

Friday, May 11 2018

Pasadena area state Senator Anthony J. Portantino on Wednesday joined California Treasurer John Chiang in announcing SB 426, which seeks to cut off state pension investments in companies that sell assault weapons that are banned in California.

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Friday, May 11 2018

Sacramento, CA –Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education, issued the following statement:

Wednesday, May 9 2018

Sacramento, California- Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D-La Canada Flintridge, joined California Treasurer John Chiang in announcing SB 426, which seeks to cut off state pension investments in companies that sell assault weapons that are banned in California. SB 459 is sponsored by the Treasurer and has already garnered several co-authors including Assemblymember Eloise Reyes and Assemblymember Mike Gipson.

Wednesday, May 9 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB 1360 and is headed to the Senate Floor for a floor vote. Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D – La Cañada Flintridge, authored SB 1360 which will allow a person with a driver’s license from the Republic of Korea to be exempt from specific testing requirements when applying for a California Driver’s License.