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Thursday, May 31 2018

Sacramento, California – The California State Senate voted to pass SB 1126 authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge. SB 1126 is now headed to the State Assembly.

Tuesday, May 29 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, the California State Senate voted to pass SB 1100 authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge. SB 1100 proposes to prohibit 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. The bill is now headed to the Assembly.

Tuesday, May 29 2018

Glendale, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D- La Cañada Flintridge, received the Honorary Service Award from the First District PTA. Portantino, a PTA member, has been a lifelong advocate of K-12 public school education.  He has worked closely with the First District PTA throughout his years in office.  Portantino is the father of two daughters, one who completed her K-12 education in public schools and the other a current 10th grader in a public high school.

Wednesday, May 23 2018

Sacramento, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D-La Canada Flintridge, is proud of the State Senate’s augmentations and changes to the Governor’s May revised budget plan for education. The State Senate’s 2018-2019 proposed budget includes the funding plan recommended by the Senate’s Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance chaired by Portantino.  The Senate has proposed spending of $78 billion from Proposition 98 on K-14 and additional General Fund dollars to increase the State’s investment in higher education.   

Monday, May 21 2018

The key to California’s long-term economic growth can be found in the classroom.

Job growth in California has been robust since the last recession. But recently that growth has slowed because of the lack of employable workers.