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Tuesday, September 5 2017

Sacramento, CA:  State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (DLa Cañada Flintridge) is proud to announce that SJR 8, a Senate Joint Resolution to name a portion of the 134 freeway in Los Angeles County the President Barack H. Obama Freeway, has passed both the State Senate and the State Assembly.  As a result, the 134 freeway from the 2 freeway to the 210 Freeway interchange will be named in honor of our 44th President.

Friday, September 1 2017

Pasadena, CA – State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) was joined by over 70 constituents at Heidar Baba Restaurant on Thursday evening for his first “Millennial Open Dialogue (MOD).”  The fluid conversation was filled with questions and comments that touched on important topics ranging from affordable housing and college loans to homelessness and job creation.

Tuesday, August 29 2017

Sacramento, CA – The State Senate Rules Committee appointed Senator Anthony J. Portantino to the International Genocide Memorial Commission. The Commission was established in 2006 through legislation. It is tasked with creating an International Genocide Memorial in the Historic Region of the State Capitol.

Thursday, August 24 2017

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), along with State Senator Connie M. Leyva and Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, jointly sent a letter requesting that $280 million of the Cap and Trade Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds (GGRF) be allocated for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project.  The funds would aid the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority’s efforts to bring the light rail project to the San Bernardino County community of Montclair.