Press Releases

February 14, 2018

Focus on Defining Harassment and Identifying Challenges to Making Policies Work

SACRAMENTO – The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Rules, Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response will hold its second working hearing February 15. The Subcommittee is laying the groundwork for developing new, bicameral policies and procedures for preventing and responding to sexual harassment complaints.

February 02, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell will sponsor the installation of the Black Quilters Exhibit in the Capitol annex next to the governor’s ground floor office as well as a welcome reception for the artists in room 211.

The quilts will be provided by the Sisters Quilting Collective, African American Heritage Legacy, and the Brick House Art Gallery. There will be seven quilts in a range of sizes. Each quilt represents moments and imagery paying homage to the legacy of the Black experience and expression.

February 01, 2018

On the first day of Black History Month, Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, honor civil-rights leader Rosa Parks on  her 105th birthday.

January 31, 2018

Here is the response by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, to yesterday's State of the Union Address by President Trump.

 

January 29, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, pay tribute to health care and church leader Margaret Lindgren and adjourn Senate Floor session in Lindgren's memory. For more on Lindgren's life, see attachment below.

January 23, 2018

Guest Press Release

SACRAMENTO – The Joint Committee on Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response will hold its first hearing Wednesday, January 24, 2018 to initiate a thorough discussion aimed at writing new rules and procedures for the California Senate and Assembly.

The new guidelines will be established to reduce incidents of sexual harassment in the Legislature, protect those who report harassment or abuse, and hold perpetrators accountable.

January 23, 2018

Watch and listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell speak from the Senate Floor about the significance of the 45th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision.

January 22, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell speak at today's Planned Parenthood event commemorating the 45th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade.

January 12, 2018

These came before the Senate voted on a resolution to commemorate Dr. King. The measure passed.

 

January 10, 2018

Statement follows release of draft budget

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, today released the following statement in response to Gov. Brown’s release of his draft 2018-19 budget earlier in the day:

The following can be attributed to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee: