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Tuesday, May 21 2019

Sacramento, California – Today, SB 328, authored by Senator Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) passed the California State Senate.  

SB 328 solves the significant public health crisis of sleep-deprived teens by requiring high schools in California to start no earlier than 8:30 AM. SB 328 is sponsored by the California State PTA and has garnered strong support from medical professionals, law enforcement, and education advocates. 

Thursday, May 16 2019

Sacramento, California – California Senate Chair on Appropriations, Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s (D–La Cañada Flintridge) statement on the decision in the Senate Appropriations Committee regarding SB 50:

Wednesday, May 15 2019

Supporting the direction of the Pasadena City Council, Pasadena-area State Senator Anthony J. Portantino sent a letter Tuesday requesting that the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) adopt recommendations from the City for the toxic cleanup of the proposed site of an East Pasadena mixed-up use development.

Wednesday, May 15 2019

On Saturday state Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) was among 93 international honorees to receive an Ellis Island Medal of Honor, given to individuals for their inspired service and contributions to the nation, in a ceremony at the national monument.

For 34 years, the Ellis Island Honor Society has bestowed the award on presidents, politicians, celebrities, dignitaries and extraordinary citizens alike. Past honorees include Ronald Reagan, Joe Biden, Coretta Scott King, Lee Iacocca and Muhammad Ali.

Tuesday, May 14 2019

Pasadena, California – Today, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) sent a letter requesting the Department of Toxic Substance Control to adopt the recommendations made by the City of Pasadena on the Space Bank Mini Storage Facility Draft Removal Action Work Plan (RAW). This request follows up on a previous letter written by Senator Portantino on April 10th requesting an extension of the comment period.