Press Releases

Tuesday, January 24 2017

Sacramento, CA – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), introduced legislation that will provide cancer patients, as well as others fighting diseases through aggressive treatments, the options to protect their fertility if those treatments jeopardize it.

Tuesday, January 10 2017

Sacramento, CA – This morning, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education, issued the following statement:

Thursday, January 5 2017

Sacramento, CA – This morning, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge), Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education issued the following statement:

Appointed to Chair Education Budget Sub-Committee
Wednesday, December 21 2016

Glendale, CA –  This morning, Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León announced standing committee chairs and committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session.  Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge) has been selected to serve as Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education.  

Tuesday, December 20 2016

Glendale, CA – Today Senator Anthony J. Portantino introduced Resolution SCR 8, which will name the segment of the CA-134 freeway between the Glendale CA-2 and the Interstate 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway”.  President Obama attended Occidental College in Eagle Rock from 1979 to 1981 and lived in Pasadena during his sophomore year.

Monday, December 19 2016

La Cañada Flintridge, CA – After over a decade of work by many local leaders on the dispensation of Caltrans owned properties along the SR-710 corridor, Senator Portantino is happy to announce that Caltrans has begun the process of selling the homes this week. Veterans Realty Group has been selected as the contractor and in the coming days, eligible residents will receive a package, which outlines the process, details for the home buyer education workshops, and includes the notice of offer to sell.

Portantino’s first day of legislative session promotes three key legislative priorities
Monday, December 5 2016

Today, Sen. Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) joined other newly elected Senators in the 40-member upper house of the State Legislature.  With his daughter Sofia by his side, Portantino was sworn in as the State Senator for the 25th District. 

"I'm honored to join the California State Senate and appreciate the many friends who helped me get here.  I'm excited to be in a position  to work on issues that are important to my district," commented Portantino, who previously represented the area as Assembly Member for the 44th District.