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Friday, August 30 2019

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D- La Canada Flintridge) proudly announced that SB 7 passed the State Assembly Appropriations Committee today and is one step away from the Governor’s desk.  The final legislative outcome is the culmination of a promise that the Senator made to the activists, non-profits, and tenants in the 710 corridor.

Thursday, August 29 2019

SACRAMENTO—Senator Anthony J. Portantino sent a letter to the California Department of Education detailing his concerns regarding the current draft of the department’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum. While the Senator appreciates the attempt to represent California’s diversity in the creation of the United States’ first ethnic studies curriculum, he believes that the current draft does not properly represent the contributions made by many ethnic communities.

Thursday, August 29 2019

SACRAMENTO—SB 568, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) passed the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday and is headed to the Senate Floor for final action. SB 568 would help Glendale Community College offset revenue losses associated with closing on April 24th. April 24 is the day the worldwide Armenian Community commemorates the Armenian Genocide.

Monday, August 26 2019

Senator Anthony J. Portantino Expresses Concerns with Ethnic Studies Curriculum Draft:  – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) sent a letter to the California Department of Education detailing his concerns regarding the current draft of the department’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum.