Press Releases

June 27, 2017

The 2017-18 budget first with L.A. Democrat as new head of panel

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, released the following statement in response to Gov. Brown signing the 2017-18 budget today:

June 27, 2017

Measures comprise package by Sens. Lara and Mitchell

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Public Safety Committee today approved five criminal and juvenile justice reform bills to improve public safety, keep young people out of the juvenile justice system and end longstanding inequities in California’s juvenile and criminal justice systems.

June 22, 2017

Senate Bill 355 by Sens. Mitchell and Lara now goes to Gov. Brown                                                                                                                          
SACRAMENTO – The California Legislature sent Gov. Brown the first in a package of criminal justice-reform bills seeking to improve public safety, save taxpayers money and put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion.

June 19, 2017

SACRAMENTO (June 19, 2017) -- State policymakers today hailed the inclusion of $20 million in emergency grants for financially strapped community clinics and the role Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, played in providing vital health services to California's most vulnerable residents. For more, click on arrow above.

June 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO (June 15, 2017) -- Listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, talk about the 2017-18 budget approved by lawmakers today.

 

June 16, 2017

Press conference to take place at 11 a.m. Monday at Capitol

SACRAMENTO – With support from Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, California Treasurer John Chiang will join state lawmakers and health care advocates to announce the establishment of a $20 million one-time emergency grants program to support community clinics that provide vital health services to California’s most vulnerable residents.

June 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Senate Budget Chair Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) released the following statements regarding the Senate’s passage of the 2017-18 state budget.

Learn more about key components of the budget agreement at focus.senate.ca.gov/budget.

Watch entire Floor session HERE:

Senate Leader de León:

June 15, 2017

Watch the votes live HERE:
 

SACRAMENTO (June 15, 2017) -- To hear the opening remarks by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, prior to today's vote on the 2017-18 budget, click on the link above. Her prepared remarks are below.

Assembly Bill 97

Budget Bill

Conference Report

Floor Statement

Members:

June 13, 2017

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, explain the state's 2017-18 budget by clicking on the image above.

June 12, 2017

Media availability to take place at 10 a.m. today in Capitol Room 211

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, at 10 a.m. today in Room 211 of the state Capitol will hold a press briefing on the proposed 2017-18 state budget.