Press Release

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

In the News

Southeast Leaders Support Transit-related Sales Tax

March 1, 2016

By Nancy Martinez, EGP Staff Writer

Even though there is no station in Bell Gardens currently proposed for a light rail project that would connect riders from Downtown Los Angeles to Artesia, Mayor Pro Tem Pedro Aceituno recognizes the impact access to regional transit would have for a community that has far too long been isolated from the rest of the county.

Press Release

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.

In the News

February 22, 2016

By Stephanie Baer

Bus companies in California would be required to equip all school buses with child-safety alarm systems to ensure children are not left alone under a new bill introduced this week.

State Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, authored Senate Bill 1072 in response to the death of a 19-year-old student with autism in his district last year.

Press Release

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

Press Release

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

In the News

February 18, 2016

Tony Mendoza, a senator from California representing the 32nd district, introduced a bill Tuesday that would require the state's school buses to have child reminder alarm systems.

“No parent should fear that their child will not return home safely at the end of the day,” said Mendoza. “My hope is that SB 1072 will prevent future tragedies by requiring every school bus in the state to be equipped with a child-safety alarm system.”

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