Press Release

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.

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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.

Press Release

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.

In the News

September 29, 2016

WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — The parents of a special-needs student who died after being left on a school bus in Whittier on a hot summer day thanked Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday for signing legislation that requires school buses to have an alarm system to ensure students are not left behind.

In the News

September 29, 2016

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Press Release

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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Tragic Death of Special Needs Student Inspired Bill - SB 1072

September 27, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), joined by the parents of a special needs student who tragically died after being left unattended on a school bus, and child safety advocates will hold a press conference at the Whittier City Hall on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12 p.m. regarding Governor Jerry Brown signing SB 1072 (Mendoza), also known as the “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law” into law. The new law requires all school buses in California to be equipped with a child-safety alarm system.

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Environmental Impact Report Approved by LA Metro Board

September 22, 2016

Sacramento - Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) issued the following statement congratulating Eco Rapid for continuing to advocate for fully funding the Eco-Rapid Light-Rail Project:

“I congratulate Eco-Rapid's Board and staff and the Gateway Cities Council of Governments for their hard work and commitment in spite of delays in seeking to fully fund the Eco-Rapid Light-Rail Project.

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