Press Releases

June 30, 2016

Sacramento – A measure, SB 1342, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) that would protect workers by paving the way for a statewide mechanism at the local level to fight wage theft, was given final approval today with a unanimous bipartisan concurrence vote of the State Senate. The measure now goes to Governor Brown for his consideration.

“I am pleased that my SB 1342 was given final approval by the State Senate today on a unanimous bipartisan vote,” said Senator Tony Mendoza.

Requires Elder Care Referral Agency Licensing, Inspections & Financial Disclosure

June 28, 2016

Sacramento - Senate Bill 648 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza was approved today by the Assembly Judiciary Committee on a unanimous bipartisan vote. The bill will strengthen inspection, licensing and financial disclosure requirements in order to protect seniors and their families from elder care referral agencies that engage in unscrupulous business practices. The bill now goes to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for consideration.

June 27, 2016

Sacramento - On Friday, June 24th at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Senator Tony Mendoza held the First Annual Young Senators Leadership Program (YSLP) Graduation Dinner honoring his 2015-16 class of YSLP graduate

Increases Representation on Board by Ten Members

June 23, 2016

Sacramento – Citing the need to improve accountability and representation on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced today that he will re-introduce SB 1472 in the State Assembly to increase the membership of the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from 14 to 24 members

June 23, 2016

Sacramento – A bill that strengthens California’s Political Reform Act was introduced today by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia).

Tragic Death of Whittier Student Inspires Bill

June 22, 2016

Sacramento – The “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law” authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) was approved today by the State Assembly Education Committee on a bipartisan vote. The bill now goes to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for consideration.

Tragic Death of Special Needs Student Inspires Bill

June 22, 2016

Sacramento – The parents of Paul Lee will testify at a hearing today of the State Assembly Education Committee in support of SB 1072, a bill named after their son who tragically died after being left unattended on a school bus in Whittier, California. Senator Mendoza, author of the bill, and the Lees will be available for media interviews following the hearing.

When:    June 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

What:     State Assembly Education Hearing on Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law – SB 1072

Requires Elder Care Referral Agency Licensing, Inspections & Financial Disclosure

June 21, 2016

Sacramento - Senate Bill 648 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza was approved today by the Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee. The bill will strengthen licensing and financial disclosure requirements in order to protect seniors and their families from elder care referral agencies that engage in unscrupulous business practices. The bill now goes to the Assembly Judiciary Committee for consideration.

June 20, 2016

Sacramento - Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) issued the following statement calling on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) board to postpone its vote this week on the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan (Plan) for the proposed ballot measure until after an oversight hearing scheduled for this Friday in Los Angeles by the State Senate Transportation and Housing Committee on the Plan:

June 16, 2016

Sacramento – A measure, SB 1342, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) that would protect workers by paving the way for a statewide mechanism at the local level to fight wage theft, was approved today by the State Assembly today on a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 78 to 0. The bill now goes back to the State Senate for concurrence.

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