Press Releases

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 15, 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.

June 03, 2017

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell was to be the keynote speaker at a June 3, 2017 event in Los Angeles called the Kaiser Hippocrates Circle Ceremony for about 20 middle school students careers in the medical field. As chair of the Senate Budget Committee, however, Mitchell was forced to cancel her in-person appearance so she could oversee conference committee hearings in Sacramento. In lieu of attending, Mitchell 'spoke' via a video message, where she encouraged people to follow their dreams. Watch, listen to Mitchell by clicking on the image above.

May 31, 2017

Reform bills by Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly J. Mitchell now in Assembly 
SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today approved the last 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.

May 18, 2017

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talk about guns and sentence enhancements shortly before Senate approves SB 620.