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Monday, June 18 2018

The California State Senate has included a proposal by Senator Anthony J. Portantino to create 18 full tuition scholarships for HBCU students to attend UC Hastings College of Law.  Senator Portantino is the Chair of the Senate Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance.  

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Thursday, June 14 2018

Sacramento, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge) Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education issued the following statement on the Senate Budget 

Thursday, June 14 2018

State Senator Anthony Portantino, who represents Pasadena and the 25th Senate District, was appointed Monday as Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, California Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins announced.

Portantino replaces Senator Ricardo Lara, from the 33rd Senate District, as Appropriations Committee chair. Lara will be the Chair of the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations.

Thursday, June 14 2018

Ten years ago, SIEML was initiated by State Senator Anthony Portantino and Pasadena Journal Publisher Joe Hopkins. Since its inception, African American and Latino students from a broad collection of colleges have been welcomed at UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC San Diego, UC Riverside and UC Irvine for an intensive summer leadership fellowship.'

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Wednesday, June 13 2018

Sacramento, California- Today, SB 972 the suicide prevention legislation authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge, passed the Assembly Education Policy Committee.