Press Releases

Friday, October 27 2017

La Verne, CA – Today, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino had the privilege, along with the La Verne Chamber of Commerce and the University of La Verne Small Business Development Center, of hosting a Business Walk in Downtown La Verne.  The Senator met with business owners and community leaders to hear concerns and learn how he can best support local small businesses in his district.

Thursday, October 12 2017

Pasadena, CA – This evening, Senator Anthony J. Portantino will be recognized as the recipient of the Civic Award by the Pasadena Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the 32nd Ruby McKnight Williams Awards Dinner. The Pasadena NAACP will be honoring Senator Portantino for his outstanding commitment to public service and continuous support of the communities he serves.

Monday, October 9 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Brown signed SB 400 by Senator Anthony Portantino, D – La Cañada Flintridge, which requires Caltrans to freeze the rent of its tenants who participate in the “Affordable Rent Program” until January 1, 2020. 

Monday, October 2 2017

Glendale, CA – On Friday, September 29, Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D – La Cañada Flintridge, held a roundtable discussion with local Armenian school principals to discuss education issues and the different ways his office can help support each school’s needs. In attendance were administrators from Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School, Armenian Sisters’ Academy, St. Gregory A. & M.

Monday, September 18 2017

Sacramento, CA – As the first year of the 2017–18 Legislative session comes to an end, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) sent seven bills to the Governor’s desk, passed several important Senate resolutions and co-authored historic parks bond and Veterans housing initiatives. Senator Portantino continued his focus on education, public safety, mental health, housing, and parks and open space.