Press Releases

Thursday, May 31 2018

Sacramento, California – The California State Senate voted to pass SB 1422 and SB 1263. Both measures are authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge.  They will help increase the knowledge of the risks of micro plastic materials and microfibers on the marine environment and drinking water.  These issues impose a potential threat to the public’s health as the levels of micro plastics in drinking water are not currently monitored.

Thursday, May 31 2018

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