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


Under Bill Introduced by Senator Mendoza

March 4, 2015

Sacramento –In an effort to protect California children in day care from contracting serious diseases, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) introduced SB 792 which will require all family day care home and day care center workers to be vaccinated against measles, pertussis, and influenza among others.

Unemployment Claims Processing Delays, Customer Service & Computer Systems in Focus

February 27, 2015

Sacramento – California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) will be the focus of an oversight hearing by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, on Wednesday, March 4 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 4203 of the State Capitol. See agenda below. The hearing will be streamed live at:  http://senate.ca.gov/

Increases Access to National School Lunch & Breakfast Programs

February 27, 2015

Sacramento-To address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), a former elementary school teacher, today introduced SB 708. The bill will direct schools to make applications for free or reduced price meals available electronically online, to provide them in multiple languages and to follow uniform standards.

February 26, 2015

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and State Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton will host a free income tax preparation and family resource fair tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rio Hondo College Business Building located at 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier.

Will Help Prevent Corruption in Government Contracting

February 23, 2015

Sacramento –Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) introduced SB 330 today to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening California’s conflict of interest laws. The bill would define what family relationships would constitute a financial conflict interest for a public official in voting on public contracts before any governmental body, board or commission of which that public officer is a member.

February 18, 2015

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and Board of Equalization Member Jerome Horton will host a free income tax preparation and family resource fair on Friday, February 27th, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rio Hondo College Business Building located at 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier.

Keeps Schools & Neighborhoods Safe & Drug Free

February 12, 2015

Sacramento-In an effort to crack down on the manufacturing and sale of illicit drugs near schools, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) a former elementary school teacher, introduced SB 212 today, which strengthens the punishment for drug trafficking and manufacturing near schools. The bill would expand the Juvenile Drug Trafficking & School Yard Act of 1988 to include private property. The Act is intended to protect children when drug crimes take place near schools.

February 4, 2015

Sacramento-To celebrate Women’s History in March, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) seeks nominations of women who are making a difference in their communities for his 2015 Woman of the Year for the 32nd Senate District. Nominations are needed in the following categories: business, community service, education, government, health, labor and non-profits.

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