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Thursday, June 14 2018

State Senator Anthony Portantino, who represents Pasadena and the 25th Senate District, was appointed Monday as Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, California Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins announced.

Portantino replaces Senator Ricardo Lara, from the 33rd Senate District, as Appropriations Committee chair. Lara will be the Chair of the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations.

Thursday, June 14 2018

Ten years ago, SIEML was initiated by State Senator Anthony Portantino and Pasadena Journal Publisher Joe Hopkins. Since its inception, African American and Latino students from a broad collection of colleges have been welcomed at UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC San Diego, UC Riverside and UC Irvine for an intensive summer leadership fellowship.'

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Wednesday, June 13 2018

Sacramento, California- Today, SB 972 the suicide prevention legislation authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge, passed the Assembly Education Policy Committee.

Wednesday, June 13 2018

State Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) has been appointed chair of the California Senate Appropriations Committee, a panel responsible for reviewing the fiscal impact of hundreds of Senate and Assembly bills each legislative session.

“I have a long working relationship with Senate Pro Tem Atkins, who’s a personal friend and a colleague, and I’m honored to have her trust,” the senator said in a phone interview Wednesday. “This puts me in a position to serve the 25th District as well as the state.”

Tuesday, June 12 2018

Sacramento, California - California Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, announced Portantino’s new assignment last Friday.  The Senate Rules Committee convened Monday, June 11th where Senator Portantino, D- La Cañada Flintridge, was formally appointed as the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.