Press Releases

March 18, 2011

But Says Cuts Must Be Followed By More Revenues

Floor Statement

These are tough times, and Governor Brown has proposed tough solutions.

In short, we face impossible, dangerous choices.

I am willing to vote yes because action must be taken, and the people sent us to Sacramento to act.

March 04, 2011

For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Charles Stewart @ 310/342-1070

Dateline (Los Angeles, CA) – Assemblymember Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), asks you to read to a child today. On Wednesday, March 2nd, schools, libraries and bookstores throughout the nation celebrated the memory of Dr. Seuss by participating in Read Across America Day.

February 18, 2011

Open house will feature works of art by 47 district residents.

LOS ANGELES, CA - Assemblywoman Holly J. Mitchell (D-47) is set to officially open her new district office in Culver City on Thursday, February 24, 2011 with a collection of art from residents of the 47th district as well as food and refreshments.

We are looking forward to a great turnout, said Mitchell. The people of the 47th District have demonstrated their passion time and time again, and I don't expect anything different at our open house.

February 11, 2011

Residents voice concerns over service cuts to Budget sub-committee's new Chair

January 06, 2011

Blue Shield's decision to raise rates by an average of 30% is unconscionable, said Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell, reacting to planned increases announced today, and shows why healthcare reform is needed and why California can't wait for the federal version to solve our problems.

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is calling upon the State Legislature to grant him broader authority to prevent the kind of multiple, steep price increases that Anthem Blue Cross sought to impose on consumers last year and that Blue Shield seeks today.

January 04, 2011

Sacramento – Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) was pleased to attend the swearing-in of Kamala Harris as California's newly elected Attorney General on January 3rd.

I was proud to stand as a fellow daughter of this great state to bear witness to history – an African American women assuming statewide office. Attorney General Kamala Harris' remarks about the concepts of justice, equity and fairness reflect how critical these issues continue to be for the African American community.

December 16, 2010

Sacramento – Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) was appointed as the new chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services by Speaker John Perez of the California State Assembly.

December 06, 2010

Vows to make job creation, education, services top priorities in office

(SACRAMENTO)— Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) today was sworn in as the Assemblymember for the 47th District, a seat previously held by former Speaker Karen Bass, that includes the Los Angeles communities of Culver City, West Los Angeles, the Crenshaw District, Westwood, Leimert Park, Little Ethiopia and portions of Koreatown, the Fairfax District and South Los Angeles. The ceremony was held on the Assembly Floor at the State Capitol at noon.