Press Release

August 25, 2016

Sacramento – Today, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), issued the following statement regarding SB 1379, legislation introduced to improve representation and governance of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board, also known as Metro, by restructuring its membership:

“I am suspending my efforts this year on SB 1379, which would have improved the governance of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board.

Press Release

August 17, 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

August 15, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) today issued the following statement regarding his vote on AB 2864 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park):

“I am honored to vote for AB 2864 to promote awareness of our shared history with Chinese Americans who heroically built the Trans-Continental Railroad across the desert and the Sierra-Nevada Mountain Range by including this subject matter in the state’s K-12 history curriculum.

Press Release

August 10, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will swear-in his 32nd Senate District Young Senators Leadership Program (YSLP) 2016-17 participants at the City of Downey Council Chambers on Thursday, August 11, 2016. The event begins at 6 p.m.

More than one-hundred-fifty-three incoming high school seniors will be joined by their family, friends and community members at the orientation and swearing-in.

Press Release

August 10, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and his office will join more than 30 local non-profits and government agencies at Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe’s 10th Annual South Whittier Educate and Celebrate Festival on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Press Release

August 8, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on Friday held a successful town hall meeting in Norwalk regarding his bill, SB 648, which would establish oversight for referral agencies that refer clients to residential care facilities for the elderly. Local seniors and their families, along with representatives from referral agencies and other stakeholders, attended the town hall meeting. SB 648 is currently pending in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

Press Release

August 1, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will host a town hall meeting on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 10 a.m. to Noon regarding his bill SB 648, which would establish oversight for companies that refer clients to health and residential care facilities for the elderly.

Press Release

July 26, 2016

Sacramento – A measure, SB 1342, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) that would protect workers by paving the way for a statewide mechanism at the local level to fight wage theft, was signed by Governor Brown today. The bill will go into effect on January 1, 2017.

“I thank Governor Brown for signing SB 1342,” said Senator Tony Mendoza. “This bill protects hard-working Californians by clarifying the ability of cities and counties to investigate non-compliance with local wage laws.”

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