Press Releases

Monday, July 27 2020

Sacramento, California – Key working groups from both houses of the California State Legislature are prioritizing economic recovery in the final weeks of session and have developed a joint $100 billion stimulus plan, building upon the successful collaboration that led to a balanced state budget addressing the $54 billion deficit

Monday, July 20 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) on Friday had the chance to do a site visit in Glendora to see the early stages of construction on the extension of the Foothill Gold line.

Tuesday, July 14 2020

California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino statement regarding the reported violence occurring along the Armenia-Azerbajian borders.

Tuesday, June 23 2020

Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) authored SB 914 to address the gun purchase loophole related to the tragic synagogue shooting in Poway.  

Wednesday, June 3 2020

As we mourn the horrific death of George Floyd, we should remember these words from Dr. Martin Luther King: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”  

Silence is no longer an alternative. We must all join in condemning the racism that underlies this crime -- the racism that continues to make deaths like George Floyd’s a shockingly common occurrence.