Welcome

Welcome to my legislative website. It is continuously updated so that you can stay informed about my activities as the Senator for the 32nd Senate District.

It is an honor to have this opportunity to serve my community. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments, questions or concerns that you may have with the district—or with your state government.

I hope that you find this website informative and that you return regularly to see what is happening in our community

Tony Mendoza 
Representing the 32nd District


Day Camps in California Currently Operate Without Any Health & Safety Requirements

May 22, 2015

Sacramento - The State Senate today approved SB 476 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 39 to 0. The bill will protect the well-being of California’s children by ensuring that day camps in the state are held to the same high standards as resident camps where children stay overnight. The bill now goes to the State Assembly for consideration.

May 22, 2015

Sacramento –The State Senate today approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan vote of 34 to 3. The bill will protect California children in day care from contracting serious diseases by requiring family day care home and day care center workers to be vaccinated against measles, pertussis, and influenza among others. The bill now goes to the State Assembly for consideration.

Requires Voter Bill of Rights to be Written in Plain Language

May 15, 2015

Sacramento - The State Senate this week approved SB 505 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan vote. The bill will ensure that California’s Voter Bill of Rights and other election materials are provided to voters in plain, accessible and easily understandable language. The bill now goes to the State Assembly for consideration

Senator Mendoza Encourages Young People to Not Drink & Drive in PSA

May 15, 2015

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) releases “sober graduation” public service announcements to encourage young people to celebrate a safe and sober graduation 2015. 

May 14, 2015

Sacramento - Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2015-16 state budget today:

“The governor’s revised budget proposal maintains a prudent and responsible approach to state spending. It includes increased funding for education, public safety and implementing healthcare reform while paying down the state’s debt and funding the rainy day fund.

Seeks Applicants from Area High School Students Interested in Public Service

May 13, 2015

State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) today announced the launch of the 32nd Senate District Young Senators Leadership Program (YSLP) of 2015-16.

The program provides high school seniors with the unique opportunity to learn about California government and the legislative process. Students will participate in a broad range of activities, including researching local issues, attending meetings with legislative staff, assisting constituents, and traveling to Sacramento for a mock legislative session in the State Capitol.

Bipartisan Measure Expands Number of Seats on County Board of Supervisors from 5 to 7

May 11, 2015

Sacramento – A bipartisan measure to increase the number of elected supervisors from 5 to 7 members in counties that have more than two million residents was introduced today by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). Senate Constitutional Amendment 8 will have to be approved by a two-thirds vote of the legislature, and then by a majority of Californians during the next statewide general election scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Outdated & Derogatory Word for Immigrant No longer Appropriate

May 1, 2015

Sacramento –The State Senate today approved SB 432 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 34 to 0. The bill modernizes outdated law by deleting the term “alien” from the California Labor Code, as a definition for an immigrant individual.

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