Press Release

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)

Press Release

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.

Press Release

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.

Press Release

SB 648 Requires Elder Care Referral Agency Licensing, Inspections & Financial Disclosure

August 29, 2016

Sacramento - Senate Bill 648 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza is on its way to Governor Brown for his consideration after receiving final approval by the State Senate today on a bipartisan vote of 24-12. 

The bill will create licensing and financial disclosure requirements in order to protect seniors and their families from elder care referral agencies that engage in unscrupulous business practices. The Governor will have until September 30th to sign the legislation.

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The bill is in response to the death of a 19-year-old autistic student, left alone for hours in a hot school bus

August 26, 2016

By By Associated Press and Jonathan Lloyd

Legislation intended to prevent children from being left unattended on parked school buses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

In the News

August 26, 2016

Nearly a year after a special needs student died in Whittier after being left in a sweltering bus parked with its windows closed, state lawmakers on Friday sent the governor a bill that would require new safety steps for school bus drivers.

Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) named his bill after Hun Joon “Paul” Lee, 19, a student at Sierra Adult School who could not verbally communicate and needed special care.

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