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Wednesday, April 18 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, SB 832 authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) and joint authored by Senator Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) and other members of the Senate passed the Senate Governance and Finance Committee. The bill proposes to extend and improve the current California Film and Television Tax Credit Program. This will enhance California’s successful entertainment business which brings thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in economic growth across California. 

Wednesday, April 18 2018

Monday, the California Senate Natural Resources & Water Committee passed SB 1126, the Arroyo Seco Tributary Legislation. The bill is now headed to the Senate Floor for a vote. SB 1126 is authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, who represents Pasadena and Altadena, and proposes to include the Arroyo Seco Tributary in the Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Working Group plan.

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Tuesday, April 17 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, the Senate Public Safety Committee passed SB 1100 authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D – La Cañada Flintridge.  SB 1100 prohibits a person from making more than one firearm purchase within a 30-day period in California and increases the age requirement for purchasing all firearms to 21 years.

Thursday, April 12 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D- La Cañada Flintridge, invited Dr. Anthony Culpepper to testify before the State Senate Budget Sub-Committee on Education. Dr. Culpepper is the Executive Vice President of Glendale Community College. Senator Portantino Chairs the Senate Sub-Committee on Education. Dr. Culpepper shared his and GCC’s thoughts and concerns on Governor Brown’s proposals for online community college in California.