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Wednesday, January 15 2020

Sacramento, California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge) and each of the two Assemblymembers have introduced bills to address this important issue.

Friday, January 10 2020

Sacramento, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee issued the following statement regarding Governor Newsom’s 2020-2021 Budget Proposal

Wednesday, January 8 2020

Sacramento, California– State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced SB 805, which prevents school employees from having to use their sick, vacation, or other paid leave in the event there is a natural disaster and the employee faces evacuation threats within the home or school.

Monday, January 6 2020

California is the first state to mandate later start times for its public middle and high schools, including charter schools. SB 328, signed into law by California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) last fall, requires high schools to start classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m. and middle schools to start classes no earlier than 8 a.m. 

Monday, December 23 2019

Sacramento, California – State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) has accepted Disability Rights California’s legislative award for his continued work to promote greater rights and protections for Californians with disabilities.