Press Release

Day Camps in California Currently Operate Without Any Health & Safety Requirements

April 9, 2015

Sacramento - The Senate Health Committee this week approved SB 476 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 9 to 0. The bill will protect the well-being of California’s children by ensuring that day camps in the state are held to the same high standards as resident camps where children stay overnight. The bill now goes to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration.

In the News

Gives Lesson on How a Bill Becomes a Law

April 2, 2015

By Nadra Nittle, Long Beach Press Telegram

Posted: 03/31/15, 2:49 PM PDT | Updated: 17 hrs ago

Senator Mendoza showing process on how a bill becomes a law.

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March 31, 2015

Press Release

SR 15 by Senator Tony Mendoza Declares March 23rd Pakistani American Day 2015

March 26, 2015

Sacramento-For the first time in California history, the State Senate today recognized the contributions of California’s Pakistani American community by adopting Senate Resolution 15 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) declaring March 23rd, 2015 as “Pakistani American Day”.

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SR 15 by Senator Tony Mendoza Declares March 23rd Pakistani American Day 2015

March 25, 2015

Sacramento –For the first time in California history, the State Senate will formally adopt SR 15 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) declaring March 23rd, 2015 as “Pakistani American Day” to recognize the contributions of the state’s Pakistani American community.

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Opportunities & Challenges in California’s Workers’ Compensation System—A discussion on the Progress of SB 863 Reforms

March 24, 2015

Sacramento – California’s Workers compensation system and implementation of Senate Bill 863 (De Leon) of 2012 will be the focus of an oversight hearing by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on Wednesday, March 25th, at 9:30 AM, in Room 2040 of the State Capitol. The hearing will be webcast live at: http://senate.ca.gov/

In the News

March 24, 2015

California state Sen. Tony Mendoza proposes directing funds raised by the state's cap-and-trade program toward the building of public parks and other kinds of greenery projects in lower income areas. 

The legislation, Senate Bill 760, also would allow for groundwater storage projects across California.

Press Release

March 23, 2015

Sacramento – A groundbreaking bill to develop green space and recreational areas for underserved communities while helping the state achieve its climate change goals has been introduced by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). SB 760 establishes the Disadvantaged Community Enhancement Program which will provide grants to disadvantaged communities from AB 32 Greenhouse Reduction Funds to develop parks and open space.

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