Press Release

April 16, 2015

The Senate Health Committee yesterday approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan 8 to 0 vote. The bill will protect California children in day care from contracting serious diseases by requiring family day care home and day care center workers to be vaccinated against measles, pertussis, and influenza among others. The bill now goes to the Senate Human Services Committee for consideration.

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SB 330 Will Help Prevent Corruption in Government Contracting

April 15, 2015

Sacramento – A bill to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening California’s conflict of interest laws was approved today by the Senate Governance and Finance Committee on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 6 to 0. SB 330 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) would define what family relationships would constitute a financial conflict interest for a public official in voting on public contracts before any governmental body, board or commission of which that public officer is a member.

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Mendoza Bill to Keep Neighborhoods & Schools Safe

April 14, 2015

Sacramento-The Senate Public Safety Committee today approved SB 212 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 6 to 0. The bill will address the proliferation of Butane Hash Oil (BHO) and methamphetamine manufacturing in residential neighborhoods by making it an aggravated felony to manufacture the drugs within close proximity to occupied structures.

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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

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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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