Press Releases

Wednesday, January 12 2022

Sacramento, CA – Today the Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 387, a measure authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) which requires evidence based mental health training for school staff.

Monday, January 10 2022

Sacramento, CA - Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) released the following statement regarding the Governor Newsom’s 2022-23 State Budget proposal, the California Blueprint:

Monday, January 10 2022

Sacramento, CA - State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) expressed strong support and appreciation to Governor Gavin Newsom for including a $20 million dollar investment in today’s budget announcement for the relocation of the Carnegie Institution for Science to Pasadena.  

Monday, January 3 2022

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) was joined by educational leaders during a press conference this morning to announce Senate Bill 830, a measure that will determine supplemental funding for K-12 schools based on the daily average student enrollment numbers.  

Tuesday, December 21 2021

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), along with an impressive list of co-authors, announced today that he is amending Senate Bill 485 to extend the current film and television production tax credit program for five more years.