Press Releases

Thursday, March 18 2021

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

Tuesday, March 16 2021

Sacramento, California – Senate Bill 45,  a measure authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada) that provides critical investments to help California become more resilient to climate change, passed the Senate Natural Resources Committee today. Senators Allen, Hurtado, and Stern are joint authors of the bill. SB 45 will be amended to include Senator Rubio as a joint author, Senator Hertzberg as principal co-author, and Senators Dodd, Archuleta, Gonzalez, Glazer, and Cortese as co-authors. 

Monday, March 15 2021

Sacramento, California – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada) and the State Senate will honor Los Feliz community activist Marian Dodge as the 25th Senate District 2021 Woman of the Year.

Wednesday, March 10 2021

Sacramento, California – Senate Bills 14, 224, and 237, authored by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), received bipartisan support today and were approved by the Senate Education Committee. 

Thursday, March 4 2021

Sacramento, California - Senate Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Canada) released the following statement regarding legislation passed today to return California students back to their classrooms.