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Friday, February 22 2019

Sacramento, California–Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced legislation, SB 600, which will insure health insurance coverage for cancer patients and others fighting diseases through aggressive treatments the options to protect their fertility. Senator Portantino has been endeavoring to solve this public health issue for over a decade by helping patients have fertility options. This has been a passion of his as a father of two daughters. 

Thursday, February 21 2019

Sacramento, California– Today, a coalition of organizations including the California Council of Behavioral Health Associations (CBHA), California Behavioral Health Directors Association (CBHDA), Born this Way Foundation, and Children Now, issued statements supporting SB 428. The bill would require applicants for new and renewed teaching credentials to complete a course in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA).

Tuesday, February 19 2019

Sacramento, California–Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge has reintroduced SB 328 the science based, landmark School Start Time Bill.

Wednesday, February 6 2019

Sacramento, California - Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge) Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Senator Richard Roth, (D-Riverside) Chair of Senate Budget Sub-Committee on Education, announced the introduction of SB 217- the Special Education Early Intervention Grant Program. The bill will provide school districts with funding for early special education services.