Press Releases

July 05, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell on government’s roll on detained children. Although made on the Senate Floor Monday, July 2, 2018, this was posted today.

July 02, 2018

During a Senate Floor session on SCR 155, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell explains why July is Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and recognizes the ongoing need for access and equity. The measure passed 37-0.

June 29, 2018

Guest Press Release

Purple heart, humble heart

June 27, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell-led effort extends film-tax program

LOS ANGELES – Gov. Jerry Brown today signed legislation by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell extending a model program to keep and create mostly off-screen jobs in California’s renowned film and TV industries.

June 27, 2018

The 2018-19 budget is second with L.A. Democrat as head of panel

LOS ANGELES – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, today released the following statement in response to Gov. Brown signing the 2018-19 budget:

June 25, 2018

Guest press release

Committee Adopts Recommendations to Transform Capitol Culture Proposed by Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response

SACRAMENTO – The Joint Committee on Rules today approved a landmark overhaul of the Legislature’s policies on sexual harassment with an aim of transforming the workplace culture.

June 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO (June 21, 2018) -- Sen. Holly J. Mitchell speaks in support of SCR 151 and “ASK Day,” which encourages parents to begin asking the life-saving questions that encourage public health, medical and other professionals to discuss gun ownership, gun safety and safe storage in the home with their patients and parents and guardians of minors.

June 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO (June 21, 2018) -- During a press conference today by the API, Black, Latino and Women's caucuses, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell denounced cruel federal immigration policies and called on all to ensure children are cared for in safe, healthy, child-appropriate settings. "That’s government's role in protecting children we remove from their parents," Mitchell said.

 

June 15, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talk about the new state budget during a meeting with reporters. 

June 14, 2018

Guest Press Release

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today passed a state budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2018.

“We have recovered from the dark days of the recession, and now the state’s fiscal outlook is the strongest it’s been in a generation,” said Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego).