Press Releases

New Start Time Embraces Overwhelming Research for Student Success and Well-Being
Monday, February 13 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, Senator Anthony Portantino introduced SB 328 which will require California school districts to start their middle and high school days no earlier than 8:30 am. 

“Every year we discuss as parents, educators, and legislators, best practices and interests of the children and education?  Well data is clear; starting the school day later improves the quality of education, health and welfare of our children. So let’s do it” said Sen. Portantino.

Giving County Assessor and Caltrans the Tools Necessary to Help Keep 710 Properties Affordable
Thursday, February 9 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino introduced SB 275 that gives the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office the ability to assess single-family homes within the 710 corridor appropriately. Keeping properties affordable in the 710 corridor has been the goal and intent of the state legislature since passing the Roberti Bill in 1979.

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: