Press Releases

Friday, June 4 2021

Sacramento, California – Senators Mike McGuire and Anthony J. Portantino released the following statement today regarding Senate Bill 98:

Friday, June 4 2021

Sacramento, California – Senate Bills 14, 224, and 237, authored by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), cleared the Senate floor this week with bipartisan support. SB 224 and 14 address the growing mental health crisis among California’s youth by mandating mental health education and training programs in schools. SB 237 would require elementary schools to screen students who are at risk for dyslexia.

Wednesday, June 2 2021

Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 715, a measure authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) which addresses the validity of a hunting license and independent review of gun possession disputes, was approved on the Senate Floor today.

Tuesday, June 1 2021

Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 15, a measure authored Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada Flintridge) which gives incentives to cities that convert abandoned retail sites into affordable and workforce housing, passed the Senate floor today with bipartisan support.

Thursday, May 27 2021

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada Flintridge) announced today that he will participate in the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and Impact Hub Armenian Social Innovation Development Foundation (Impact Hub Yerevan) on June 1, 2021 to establish a Trade and Services Desk in Armenia