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Wednesday, October 3 2018

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) closed out the 2018 legislative session with a string of legislative successes and budget accomplishments.  He sent 18 bills to Governor Brown for action, having 15 signed into law.  As the Chair of Education Budget Sub-Committee 1 on Education Finance, he also achieved significant success through the adoption of the 2018-2019 State Budget. In addition, he authored 4 Resolutions that passed and were chaptered into the legislative record.   

Monday, October 1 2018

Claremont, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) will hold a Claremont Business Walk. The event will be held with participating businesses such as Sylvan Learning Center, Claremont School of Music, Golden State Water Company Co, Feeling Groovy Wellness & Cafe. There will be business owners and community leaders to hear concerns and learn how he can best support local small businesses in his district.

Monday, October 1 2018

Sacramento, California – Governor Jerry Brown recently signed SB 1422 and SB 1263 authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge.  These bills will help increase the knowledge of the risks of micro plastic materials and microfibers on the marine environment and in drinking water.  Micro plastics pose a potential threat to the public’s health as the levels of micro plastics in drinking water are not currently monitored and they are increasingly present in our ocean water.

Sunday, September 30 2018

September 30, 2018                                                                                 

Contact: Jennifer Quan- 626-786-5142

Bill Allows Los Angeles County Voters to Decide on Local Elections First on Statewide Ballots

Saturday, September 29 2018

Gov. Jerry Brown signed three bills Friday toughening gun restrictions, causing a mixed bag of reactions from people depending on where they stand on gun control.

Gun rights supporters said the new laws punish people already following the rules, while anti-gun violence activists said the laws get guns out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them.


Here’s what you need to know about the recently signed gun laws.