Press Releases

Appointed to Chair Education Budget Sub-Committee
Wednesday, December 21 2016

Glendale, California –  This morning, Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León announced standing committee chairs and committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session.  Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge) has been selected to serve as Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education.  

Tuesday, December 20 2016

Glendale, California – Today Senator Anthony J. Portantino introduced Resolution SCR 8, which will name the segment of the CA-134 freeway between the Glendale CA-2 and the Interstate 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway”.  President Obama attended Occidental College in Eagle Rock from 1979 to 1981 and lived in Pasadena during his sophomore year.

Monday, December 19 2016

La Cañada Flintridge, CA – After over a decade of work by many local leaders on the dispensation of Caltrans owned properties along the SR-710 corridor, Senator Portantino is happy to announce that Caltrans has begun the process of selling the homes this week. Veterans Realty Group has been selected as the contractor and in the coming days, eligible residents will receive a package, which outlines the process, details for the home buyer education workshops, and includes the notice of offer to sell.

Monday, December 5 2016

Today, Sen. Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) joined other newly elected Senators in the 40-member upper house of the State Legislature.  With his daughter Sofia by his side, Portantino was sworn in as the State Senator for the 25th District.