SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced that two of his bills related to drone-use – Senate Bills 170 and 271 – passed the out of the Senate with unanimous, bi-partisan support and are now headed to the Governor.
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement congratulating Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) in his new role as Assembly Speaker. He is the first speaker to be elected subject to the new term limit rules.
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) and Vice-Chair of the Budget Committee Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) issued a joint statement regarding Gov.
California State Senator Janet Nguyen is proud to announce that she has been selected by the Aspen Institute as a 2015 Rodel Fellow. In this capacity, Senator Nguyen will participate in a public leadership program that nurtures bipartisanship, political civility, and the ideals of democracy.
Today, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) said that majority Democrats have made it increasingly obvious that they are intent on raising taxes on hardworking Californians.
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has announced that Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 531 into law, a measure that streamlines and improves the enforcement process at the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) says he cannot support the Governor’s transportation infrastructure financing plan as it’s currently written because it does not end the diversion of transportation tax dollars to other areas of the state budget and contains multiple tax hikes on motorists.
Legislation authored by Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) that will lead to faster reports of possible child abuse and neglect cases passed its final test in the State Senate today, and will be sent to the Governor for his signature consideration.
Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today her legislation to prohibit Cap and Trade funds from being used for High Speed Rail was killed by the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Development Committee.
Last night on a party-line vote, the Senate’s majority party rejected legislation co-authored by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) to repair California’s deteriorating roads without higher taxes. Yet hours earlier, the majority party voted for a bill that Caltrans estimates could cost taxpayers an additional $54 million annually.