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Tuesday, July 5 2022

Sacramento, CA - State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) announced today that his budget request for Los Angeles Zoo projects was adopted in the 2022-2023 State Budget.  The allocation will be used by the City of Los Angeles to support community-building, biodiversity awareness, protection of endangered species and the development of more accessible and inclusive facilities.

Tuesday, July 5 2022

Sacramento, CA - State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) announced today that his budget request to create and fund a regional affordable housing trust between the cities of Pasadena, Burbank, and Glendale was approved.  The 2022-2023 State Budget will allocate $23 million to help finance affordable housing projects in the three cities through the joint powers authority (JPA) outlined in Senator Portantino’s SB 1177.

Tuesday, July 5 2022

Sacramento, CA - State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) announced today that his budget request of $2 million to the City of Glendale for the restoration of the landmark Casey Stengel Baseball Field was approved in the 2022-2023 State Budget.  The funds will provide critical improvements to the historic field that has served Glendale families and youth for decades.

Tuesday, July 5 2022

Sacramento, CA - State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) announced today that his budget request of $2.5 million for the National Animation Museum was approved in the 2022-2023 State Budget.  The funds will help develop a virtual and physical museum to provide educational experiences for students and professionals and preserve California’s rich animation history.

Thursday, June 30 2022

Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 485, a measure authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada Flintridge) that extends the sunset date for the film and television production tax credit program for five years, passed the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee today.