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Tuesday, July 11 2017

Sacramento, CA – Last night, Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s legislation, SCR 8, which will name the segment of the CA-134 freeway between the Glendale CA-2 and the Interstate 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway,” passed the Assembly Transportation Committee with overwhelming support. 

Thursday, July 6 2017

Glendale Youth Alliance named Nonprofit of the Year by Sen. Anthony Portantino

State Sen. Anthony Portantino honored the Glendale Youth Alliance (GYA) as the 25th State Senate District Nonprofit of the Year at a special ceremony on June 28 in Sacramento. GYA Board Chair Shant Sahakian and Executive Director Karine Grigoryan were in attendance to accept the honor.

Wednesday, July 5 2017

Sacramento, CA – Senator Anthony Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge), author of SB 328 (Healthy School Start Time), applauds the recent action by the National PTA, which voted to adopt a Resolution on Healthy Sleep for Adolescents.   Research has shown that moving high school and middle school start time later improves student health and academic performance.  Last week’s action by the National PTA embraces that research.  SB 328 is a California specific proposal that passed through

Wednesday, June 28 2017

Sacramento, CA Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino had the honor to recognize the Glendale Youth Alliance (GYA) as the 25th State Senate District Nonprofit of the Year.  GYA’s Board Chair, Shant Sahakian, and Executive Director, Karine Grigoryan, were in Sacramento to accept the honor.

Wednesday, June 28 2017

SACRAMENTO—State Senators Anthony Portantino and Scott Wilk on Tuesday sent a letter to their colleagues in the California State Senate urging them to support AB 1597, which calls for the divestment of California’s public pension funds from investment vehicles that are owned, controlled or managed by the Turkish government.