Press Releases

March 16, 2016

The State Senate recognized the contributions of California’s Pakistani-American community by adopting Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 105 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), declaring March 23, 2016 as Pakistani American Day. A special ceremony held on the Senate floor following the vote featured the Consul General of Pakistan, Abdul Jabbar Memon, and Artesia Mayor Pro-Tem Ali Sajjad Taj, and Pakistani American dignitaries from throughout the state.

SCR 105 by Senator Tony Mendoza Declares March 23rd Pakistani American Day 2016

March 14, 2016

Sacramento -The State Senate today recognized the contributions of California’s Pakistani-American community by adopting Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 105 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), declaring March 23rd, 2016 as “Pakistani American Day.” A special ceremony held on the Senate floor following the vote featured the Consul General of Pakistan, Abdul Jabbar Memon, and Artesia Mayor Pro-T

Congresswoman Janice Hahn Delivers Keynote Address

March 7, 2016

Sacramento - On Friday, March 4 at the Cerritos Library Skyline Room, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) honored eight distinguished women from the 32nd Senate District as his 2016 Woman of the Year award recipients. The women were recognized for their work in the following fields: business, community service, education, government, health, and non-profit. Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) delivered an inspirational keynote address. To view photos from the event, please visit: http://bit.ly/1X7BvfS

Congresswoman Janice Hahn to Deliver Keynote Address

March 2, 2016

Sacramento-To celebrate Women’s History Month, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) at an event on Friday, March 4, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cerritos Library-Skyline Room, 18025 Bloomfield Ave., Cerritos, will recognize eight distinguished women from the 32nd Senate District who are making a difference in the community. Congresswoman Janice Hahn will give the keynote address. Program is attached.

March 1, 2016

Sacramento – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) will join Senator Tony Mendoza at Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School in East Los Angeles to read to a classroom of students to celebrate Read Across America Day.

When:             Friday, March 4, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:            Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School

                        4620 Cesar Chavez Avenue

                        Los Angeles, CA 90022

March 1, 2016

Sacramento – The creation of a workers’ compensation formulary will be the focus of a joint hearing of the California Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations, Chaired by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), and the Assembly Committee on Insurance, Chaired by Assemblymember Tom Daly (D-Anaheim).

When:             Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.

What:              Oversight Hearing regarding the Creation of a Workers’ Compensation Formulary-Implementing AB 1124 of 2015

Senator Mendoza Applauds Approval of the Funds

February 25, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) released the following statement regarding the approval, on an 11 to 0 vote, of $18 million of Measure R funds by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority Board (MTA) for the Eco-Rapid Transit light-rail line. The funds will be used for predevelopment and planning of Transit-Oriented Communities (TOC) along the West Santa Ana Branch.

February 19, 2016

Sacramento –State Assembly Speaker-Elect Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), state legislators and local leaders converged on Paramount for a legislative briefing and bus tour hosted by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and Eco-Rapid Transit officials on the status and future funding of the Eco-Rapid Transit light-rail project. To view photos of the event, please visit: http://bit.ly/1RTlf2K

February 18, 2016

Sacramento – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-44) to headline a legislative briefing and bus tour hosted by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and Eco-Rapid Transit officials on status and future funding of the Eco-Rapid Transit light-rail project.

When:   Friday, February 19, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Where: Gateway Cities Council of Government Offices

16401 Paramount Boulevard, Paramount, CA 90723

February 17, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) released the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s request for $176.6 million to fund expedited and expanded testing and clean-up of residential properties, schools, daycare centers and parks around the former Exide Technologies facility in Vernon, California.

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