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Monday, August 20 2018

Sacramento, California- As the 2018 legislative session comes to a close, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge) moves forward with 15 bills that have cleared policy and fiscal committees. All are now before the California State Assembly for consideration. 

Monday, August 13 2018

SACAREMANTO—Senator Anthony J. Portantino on August 9 honored the Homenetmen on its 100th anniversary at the California State Capitol. Leaders and scouts from the Homenetmen were recognized on the floor of the State Senate with a resolution from Portantino who were joined by senators Kevin De León (D- Los Angeles) and Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita). Similar recognition was also conducted on the Assembly floor by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.

Thursday, August 9 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) honored the Homenetmen on their 100th anniversity at the California State Capitol.   The Homenetmen leadership and their scouts were recognized on the floor of the State Senate with a resolution from Senators Anthony Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge), Senator Kevin De León (D- Los Angeles) and Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita). Similar recognitions were also conducted on the Assembly floor by Assemblymember Nazarian.

Monday, August 6 2018

More than half of the youth in the juvenile justice system struggle with substance use disorders, a sad result of policies that incarcerate rather than support young people in trouble with drugs. When my older son was arrested at age 20 for marijuana possession, he was pushed into a criminal pipeline that only made things worse. It was behind bars that he learned to inject heroin.

Monday, August 6 2018

GLENDALE—The Glendale City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the Armenian American Museum’s Stage II Design plans and environmental compliance. The Council is scheduled to cast a final vote on the Museum’s Ground Lease Agreement on August 14. The anticipated final approval will mark a historic milestone for the landmark project.