Press Releases

Tuesday, May 29 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, the California State Senate voted to pass SB 1100 authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge. SB 1100 proposes to prohibit a person from making more than one firearm purchase within a 30-day period in California and increases the age requirement for purchasing all firearms to 21 years. The bill is now headed to the Assembly.

Tuesday, May 29 2018

Glendale, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D- La Cañada Flintridge, received the Honorary Service Award from the First District PTA. Portantino, a PTA member, has been a lifelong advocate of K-12 public school education.  He has worked closely with the First District PTA throughout his years in office.  Portantino is the father of two daughters, one who completed her K-12 education in public schools and the other a current 10th grader in a public high school.

Wednesday, May 23 2018

Sacramento, California- Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge) is proud of the State Senate’s augmentations and changes to the Governor’s May revised budget plan for education.

Friday, May 18 2018

Sacramento, California –Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education, issued the following statement:

Wednesday, May 9 2018

Sacramento, California- Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D-La Canada Flintridge, joined California Treasurer John Chiang in announcing SB 426, which seeks to cut off state pension investments in companies that sell assault weapons that are banned in California. SB 459 is sponsored by the Treasurer and has already garnered several co-authors including Assemblymember Eloise Reyes and Assemblymember Mike Gipson.