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September 29, 2016

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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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September 8, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA, South Asian Network, Ferias Legales and The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth to host a free Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Workshop (DACA) on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Hacienda Heights.

The workshop will be held at Los Altos High School, 15325 Los Robles Ave, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745.

What:   Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Workshop (DACA)

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September 7, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will host a free Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration on Thursday, September 15th, at Steinmatz Senior Center, 1545 S. Stimson Avenue, Hacienda Heights, California. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. See attached flyer.

What:  Free Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

Press Release

September 1, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will host a free Labor Day Family Picnic for the community on Saturday, September 3rd, at Artesia Park, 18750 Clarkdale Avenue, Artesia, California. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. See attached flyer.

What:  Free Labor Day Family Picnic hosted by State Senator Tony Mendoza

When:   Saturday, September 3th, 2016, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Tackles Medical Billing Fraud & Helps Injured Workers SB 1160 by Mendoza Will Transform System

August 31, 2016

Sacramento – SB 1160 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza, Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, is on its way to Governor Brown after receiving final approval today by the State Senate on an overwhelming bipartisan concurrence vote of 35 to 3.

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