Press Releases

Tuesday, June 19 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) welcomed and honored Luke Walker and his family as the Small Business of the Year at the California State Capitol.  Each year, one business from each Senate District is recognized by the California Small Business Association.  Senator Portantino chose Luke Walker’s Barber Shop & Beauty Care shop from Pasadena as this year’s small business of the year. 

Tuesday, June 19 2018

Sacramento, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) is the Chair of the Senate Education Budget Sub-Committee with long and close ties to the Armenian American Community. In that capacity, he personally submitted two important education proposals on behalf of Armenian Californians into the California State Budget.

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 

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.

Tuesday, June 12 2018

Sacramento, California - California Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, announced Portantino’s new assignment last Friday.  The Senate Rules Committee convened Monday, June 11th where Senator Portantino, D- La Cañada Flintridge, was formally appointed as the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.