Press Releases

April 23, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, today spoke in support of SR 107 commemorating the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. "We must be sensitive to all those who are forced to flee their home country and come to America," Mitchell said. "It’s our responsibility to accept and acknowledge everyone to the land of the free." To watch and listen to her remarks, click on the link above.

April 19, 2018

During today's Senate Floor session, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell made the following remarks during an Adjourn in Memory ceremony for Nancy McFadden, a former chief of staff to Gov. Jerry Brown who died recently after a battle against cancer.

April 18, 2018

Senate measure would extend film-tax program through 2025

SACRAMENTO – A bill to extend a model program to keep and create mostly off-screen jobs in California’s renowned film and TV industries today passed its first policy hurdle.

April 17, 2018

Watch and listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, co-author of SB 1421 to release certain law enforcement records, talk about why law enforcement needs to wake up by clicking on the link above.

April 17, 2018

Sen Holly J. Mitchell talks about how law enforcement needs to ‘wake up’ during a hearing of the Senate Public Safety Committee on SB 1421, Release of Police Records, of which she is a co-author.

April 16, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talk about how the ocean, and surfing, especially by those touched by the criminal justice system, can bring people together.


April 11, 2018

Here are Senate budget chair’s legislative priorities for 2018

SACRAMENTO – Proposed laws for 2018 by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell include continuing to reform the juvenile justice system and reducing childhood poverty to help families and communities.

Other measures focus on expanding worker training to prevent sexual harassment, continuing film tax credits and providing women key health information.  

April 10, 2018

Senate panel approves bill addressing delays, financial hardships   

Plan to improve foster care placements sails through first policy review

SACRAMENTO – A key Senate policy panel today approved a plan to fix unintended delays and financial hardships in a new statewide program for placing individuals with foster caregivers.  

April 09, 2018

Watch and listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell adjourning the California Senate today in memory of Angeleno Robert “Bob” Manley. For more, see his Manley's bio, attached below.

April 04, 2018

Power at its best, Dr. King says, is love implementing the demands of justice and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love. In today’s climate, Dr. King’s message is just as relevant.

    - Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles