In The News

March 6, 2020

State Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) wants students who have dyslexia to be diagnosed at an early age and introduced a bill in February to achieve that goal.

March 3, 2020

A proposed $5.5-billion bond measure from the California Senate aims to combat climate change by funding various environmental preservation and expansion projects throughout the state.

February 25, 2020

The state Department of Social Services and Attorney General Xavier Becerra are seeking an injunction that would prevent Altadena’s Summerkids camp  –  where 6-year-old Roxie Forbes drowned last June 28 – from reopening this summer.

February 10, 2020

State Senator Anthony Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) partnered with Pasadena parents Doug Forbes and Elena Matyas to introduce legislation on Monday, Feb. 10, which aims to provide more oversight of California summer camps.

February 10, 2020

The 19-year-old man accused of tearing through a Poway synagogue last year, killing a woman and injuring others, should not have been in possession of a semi-automatic rifle. California limits the sale of an AR-15 to adults who are 21 and older - but makes an exception for registered hunters....

Press Releases

February 25, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced SB 1390 which will create the Montclair to Ontario Airport Construction Authority.

February 20, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced SB 1214 which will help student access the “A-G” courses that they need for acceptance into the University of California and the California State University systems...

February 20, 2020

Sacramento, California – State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced SB 1174 to require schools to assess pupils for dyslexia. 

February 19, 2020

Sacramento, California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced SB 1091 which will create a statewide process for facilitating interagency cross reporting for threats of...

February 18, 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced SB 1056 which will allow the state to more accurately test for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in water.