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January 10, 2017

Senator Anthony J. Portantino, Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education, issued the following statement:

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:

December 22, 2016

There are Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson boulevards in Los Angeles, Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive in Manhattan and Gerald Ford Drive in Rancho Mirage.

Appointed to Chair Education Budget Sub-Committee

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.  

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.

December 20, 2016

Tuesday, 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”.

December 20, 2016

While it’s not clear if President Barack Obama ever drove the stretch of the 134 between Glendale and Pasadena, the state Legislature may name a segment of the freeway after the 44th President of the United States.

State Sen. Anthony Portantino, D-Glendale, introduced a resolution Tuesday to name the 134 Freeway between the 2 Freeway and the 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway.”

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.