Press Releases

October 15, 2017

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) thanked Governor Jerry Brown for his approval of Senate Bill 45 (SB 45) today. The measure, Senate Bill (SB) 693, will provide communities along with the Lower San Gabriel River (SGR) greater access to recreational space as well as promote the river’s revitalization by authorizing the establishment of the Lower SGR Recreation and Park District, passed the Legislature with bipartisan support.

October 15, 2017

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announces Governor Jerry Brown’s approval of Senate Bill (SB) 45. The measure was unanimously approved by the Legislature.

October 4, 2017

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced Governor Jerry Brown’s approval of Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) today. SB 4 preserves the stability and continuity of the CalOptima board by codifying the existing membership and qualifications to serve on its board of directors and by raising the vote requirement to remove a CalOptima board member to a two-thirds vote threshold.

May 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) was appointed as the Chair of the newly formed Committee on Insurance, Banking, and Financial Institutions by the Senate Committee on Rules. Effective May 18, the newly formed committee will replace the Committees on Insurance and Banking & Financial Institutions.

April 13, 2017

CERRITOS – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) hosted a commemoration for Hun Joon “Paul” Lee. Paul Lee was the inspiration for the Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law, which requires safety measures for all school buses in the state of California.

Senator Mendoza met with Paul’s family and presented them with a framed copy of the Law. The family and the Senator spoke on several issues and shared memories of Paul.

March 22, 2017

NORWALK – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will be attending & participating in The Young Latinas Empowerment Conference on March 24, 2017. This event will pair young Latinas with Latina political figures for empowerment, learning opportunities, and mentorship. Students selected to participate are juniors from high schools throughout the 32nd Senate District.

Senator Mendoza, along with other public representatives, will be serving food and drinks during the luncheon.

What:  The Young Latinas Empowerment Conference

September 30, 2016

Sacramento - Senate Bill (SB) 1406 by Senator Tony Mendoza, Chair of the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, was signed by Governor Brown today. The new law will provide for data collection on the number and result of disability access lawsuits filed against community colleges and K-12 school districts in California.

Bill by Senator Mendoza Tackles Medical Billing Fraud & Helps Injured Workers SB 1160 by Mendoza Will Transform System

September 30, 2016

Sacramento – SB 1160 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza, Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, was signed into law today by Governor Brown.

September 29, 2016

Sacramento - Senate Bill (SB 1167) by Senator Tony Mendoza, Chair of the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, was signed by Governor Brown today.

The new law will require the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (DOSH) to draft and propose heat illness and injury prevention standards for indoor worksites. The law goes into effect on January 1, 2017.

September 28, 2016

Sacramento – Today, at a Whittier press conference, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and the parents of Hun Joon “Paul” Lee announced that Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law” (SB 1072).

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