Press Release

February 26, 2015

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and State Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton will host a free income tax preparation and family resource fair tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rio Hondo College Business Building located at 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier.

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Will Help Prevent Corruption in Government Contracting

February 23, 2015

Sacramento –Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) introduced SB 330 today to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening California’s conflict of interest laws. The bill 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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February 18, 2015

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and Board of Equalization Member Jerome Horton will host a free income tax preparation and family resource fair on Friday, February 27th, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rio Hondo College Business Building located at 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier.

February 16, 2015

Sacramento, CA – A state senator who formerly taught elementary school has introduced a bill that proposes to deal much harsher sentences for drug traffickers who manufacture or sell drugs near schools.

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Keeps Schools & Neighborhoods Safe & Drug Free

February 12, 2015

Sacramento-In an effort to crack down on the manufacturing and sale of illicit drugs near schools, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) a former elementary school teacher, introduced SB 212 today, which strengthens the punishment for drug trafficking and manufacturing near schools. The bill would expand the Juvenile Drug Trafficking & School Yard Act of 1988 to include private property. The Act is intended to protect children when drug crimes take place near schools.

Press Release

February 4, 2015

Sacramento-To celebrate Women’s History in March, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) seeks nominations of women who are making a difference in their communities for his 2015 Woman of the Year for the 32nd Senate District. Nominations are needed in the following categories: business, community service, education, government, health, labor and non-profits.

In the News

January 28, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – For the first time in California history, the state Senate and state Assembly adopted Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 by Senator Tony Mendoza declaring Jan. 26 as “India Republic Day” and recognizing the contributions of the Indian American community to California.

A special ceremony was held on the Senate floor following the vote, featuring the Indian consul general in San Francisco and Indian American dignitaries from throughout the state.

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SCR 3 by Senator Tony Mendoza Declares January 26t h India Republic Day 2015

January 26, 2015

Sacramento-For the first time in California history, the State Senate and State Assembly adopted Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) declaring  January 26th as “India Republic Day” and recognizing the contributions of the Asian Indian American community to California. A special ceremony was held on the Senate floor following the vote, featuring the Republic of India Consul General and Asian Indian American dignitaries from throughout the state.

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