Press Releases

February 22, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                              
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

Contact:
Ray Sotero at 916 651-4030 office;
(916) 717-0513 cell; or Ray.sotero@sen.ca.gov                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                        

January 17, 2017
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 16, 2017
Contact: Charles Stewart
213/745-6656 office 310/251-4567 cell
 
Honoring MLK’s Memory by Offering Free Services to Children in South LA

Dozens of families get vision exams and eyeglasses after MLK Parade
 
December 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 21, 2016

CONTACT: Myriam.Valdez@sen.ca.gov 916-651-4030 (Capitol office) / 661-801-3180 (cell)

       Charles.Stewart@sen.ca.gov 213-745-6656 (District Office)

 

MAKING HISTORY, MITCHELL NAMED CHAIR OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE

November 11, 2016

 

 

Thank you Veterans for YOUR Service!!!!!

 

October 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2016
Contact: Charles Stewart
(213)745-6656

In Less Than 6 Years 54th Holly J. Mitchell Bill Becomes Law

Helps families with healthcare, childcare, services, education, opportunity and criminal justice  

September 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
Contact:  Charles Stewart  213-745-6656  310-251-4567

  Bill to Reduce Permanent Property Seizures by Law Enforcement Signed into Law

Seized assets valued less than $40,000, must be returend unless owner convicted

September 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACTCharles.Stewart@sen.ca.gov 213-745-6656 (District Office)

Myriam.Valdez@sen.ca.gov 916-651-4030 (Capitol office) / 661-801-3180 (cell)

 Governor Brown Signs Bill Making California a “Housing First” State

September 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 26, 2016

Contact: Charles Stewart

213/745-6656 office 310/251-4567 cell

 

Sex trafficked minors will no longer be charged with prostitution

Instead of being treated as criminals, youths to get supervision and counseling services

 

August 25, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 25, 2016

Contact:   Charles Stewart

(213) 745-6656 office  (213) 210-1023 cell

SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Holly J. Mitchell’s measure to assure availability of face-to-face visits in California jails has been approved by the state Legislature and now heads to the Governor for final approval.

Diminished contact with relatives negatively impacts family cohesion, particularly for children.

August 25, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
August 25, 2016     

Contact:  Charles Stewart

(213)745-6656 o (310)251-4567 c

SACRAMENTO, CA — The Legislature has voted to send the Governor a proposal that the law be changed to deem persons under the age of 18 who might previously have been charged with criminal prostitution as victims of sex trafficking, eligible for treatment rather than prosecution.