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Friday, February 9 2018

Four years running, pre-#MeToo, the California Legislature killed bills offered up by both a conservative Republican woman and a centrist Democratic man to extend whistleblower protections to legislative employees making complaints about sexual harassment.

During the same four years, when he was in the Assembly, Sen. Anthony Portantino, D-La Cañada Flintridge, introduced similar legislation that died in the lower house.

Friday, February 9 2018

Senator Anthony J. Portantino will chair a hearing in the State Legislature on issues pertaining to economic and civil cooperation between California, Armeniaand Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh), his office said on Thursday, February 8.

Wednesday, February 7 2018

Sacramento, California - Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D – La Cañada Flintridge, introduced SB 972 which would require all public, charter, and private schools to print a suicide prevention hotline number on the back of students identification cards. 

Tuesday, February 6 2018

LOS ANGELES — A Southland lawmaker today unveiled state legislation that would require all public, charter and private schools to print a suicide prevention hotline number on the back of students’ identification cards.

Tuesday, February 6 2018

Sacramento, California-  Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D – La Cañada Flintridge, introduced SB 972 which would require all public, charter, and private schools to print a suicide prevention hotline number on the back of students identification cards. The measure would be enacted July 1, 2019 for grades seven through twelve and all higher education institutions. Adolescent suicide and self-inflicted injury are a serious social and public health concern. Senator Portantino has a distinguished record supporting the well-being of kids at all levels.