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October 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO — In the last round of legislative action in 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law that will evaluate school lockdown drills.

October 13, 2019

Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D- La Canada Flintridge) announced early Sunday morning that SB 7, the “final nail in the coffin” for plans for a 710 freeway extension in Pasadena, has been signed by Governor Newsom.

October 13, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Sunday that will mandate a later morning start for most middle and high schools, choosing to side with pediatricians and the PTA rather than the state’s leading teachers union and groups representing school boards and superintendents.

October 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO — California will require health insurance companies to cover the cost of fertility procedures for patients undergoing treatment that can make it difficult to have children, such as chemotherapy, under a bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday.

September 24, 2019

September 24, 2019 - SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday joined a coalition of 21 attorneys general in urging Congress to enact Jaime’s Law. The law would change federal law to require background checks for ammunition purchases and prevent the purchase of ammunition...

Press Releases

October 21, 2019

Sacramento, California–Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s (D–La Cañada Flintridge) has finished a very successful 2019 legislative session with a positive and productive result for the residents of the 25th Senate District and for the State of California.

October 17, 2019

Sacramento, California – SB 172 became the third important gun safety measure authored by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom this year.  

October 15, 2019

Sacramento, California–Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s (D–La Cañada Flintridge) bill SB 600 has been signed by the Governor. This valuable legislation ensures health insurance coverage for cancer patients and others fighting disease who want the option to...

October 14, 2019

Sacramento, California Our Kids win today as State Senator Anthony J. Portantinos (D – La Cañada Flintridge) school start time bill SB 328 has been signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. California will become the...