Press Releases

SCR 91 by Senator Tony Mendoza Declares January 26th India Republic Day 2016

January 26, 2016

Sacramento-For only the second time in California history, the State Senate and State Assembly today have adopted a Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) declaring January 26th as “India Republic Day”, recognizing the contributions of the Asian Indian American community to California. A special ceremony was held on the Senate Floor featuring the Republic of India Consul General and Asian Indian American dignitaries from throughout the state.

January 21, 2016

Sacramento - Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s State-of-the-State address delivered to a joint session of the Legislature today:

“I thank the governor for his strong leadership and vision. The governor’s address stressed the importance of continued fiscal discipline in terms of state spending, while simultaneously tackling our current needs and future challenges.

Sen. Mendoza Hosts Health & Ernollment Fair at Cerritos College

January 19, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) is hosting a free Health & Covered California Enrollment Fair for the community on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cerritos College Student Center, 11110 Alondra Boulevard, Norwalk, CA 90650.

Los Angeles Unified School District’s Use of Teacher Disciplinary Process to be Examined

January 13, 2016

Sacramento – The Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) today approved an audit request by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) regarding the use of “Teacher Jail” by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). See audit request letter below. This audit will be conducted by California State Auditor Elaine M. Howle’s office.

Los Angeles Unified School District’s Use of Teacher Disciplinary Process to be Examined

January 12, 2016

Sacramento – The use of “Teacher Jail” by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will be the focus of an audit request by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), at a hearing of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 447 of the State Capitol. See audit request letter attached and below:

January 6, 2016

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 2016 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.

Downey Police Officer Ricky Galvez, special needs student Hun Joon “Paul” Lee and California State University Long Beach student Nohemi Gonzalez

January 5, 2016

Sacramento – In his first legislative act of the New Year, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) adjourned the California State Senate in memory of three area residents, Downey Police Officer Ricky Galvez, special needs student Hun Joon “Paul” Lee and California State University Long Beach student Nohemi Gonzalez.

“It is an honor for me to adjourn the California State Senate in memory of these area residents. My thoughts and prayers are with their families, friends and colleagues during this difficult time,” said Senator Tony Mendoza.

December 11, 2015

Cerritos – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), the California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Office of Traffic Safety, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell’s Office, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a drunk driving victim and emergency room physicians held a Holiday Traffic Safety DUI Prevention press conference today at the Los Angeles County Hall of Justice. Photos of the press conference may be found at Senator Mendoza’s website: http://bit.ly/1Y9g9OQ

Victim of Drunk Driver to Speak & Wrecked Vehicle to Be Displayed

December 9, 2015

Sacramento – A victim of a drunk driver to speak at a Holiday Traffic Safety - Driving While Under the Influence Prevention press conference hosted by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), California Office of Traffic Safety, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and emergency room doctors on Friday, December 11, 2015, at 11 a.m., at the Los Angeles County Hall of Justice, 211 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Victim of Drunk Driver to Speak & Wrecked Vehicle to Be Displayed

December 9, 2015

Sacramento – A victim of a drunk driver to speak at a Holiday Traffic Safety - Driving While Under the Influence Prevention press conference hosted by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), California Office of Traffic Safety, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and emergency room doctors on Friday, December 11, 2015, at 11 a.m., at the Los Angeles County Hall of Justice, 211 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

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