Press Releases

April 03, 2018
April 03, 2018

Watch Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly J. Mitchell talking about their #EquityAndJustice2018 bill package at the link above.

April 03, 2018

Senate Public Safety Committee holds first hearings for Senate Bills 1391, 1392 and 1393

SACRAMENTO – Today Sens. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) and Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) announced four new bills that reform juvenile and adult criminal sentencing.

The #EquityAndJustice2018 package includes bills that give healthcare and other support to exonerated people after prison, reform mandatory sentencing rules, and require youth age 14 and 15 who commit crimes be tried as juveniles not as adults.

April 02, 2018

During an Adjourn in Memory today for Stephon Clark, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell made the following remarks.

April 02, 2018

Press conference Tuesday, April 3, at 2 p.m. in State Capitol Room 1190

SACRAMENTO –Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly J. Mitchell will hold a press conference tomorrow to discuss four new bills that reform juvenile and adult criminal sentencing – just months after Gov. Brown signed six major reforms into law.

March 21, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, speak in support of Sen. Toni Atkins' nomination to serve as President pro Tempore of the California State Senate.

March 16, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell urges rising high school juniors and seniors to apply for free youth-leadership program at CSU Dominquez Hills. Deadline to apply: May 1, 2018. Details, can be found HERE:

March 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Today, California Sen. Holly J. Mitchell and state Controller Betty T. Yee announced legislation to help address the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment.

Senate Bill 1343 would provide training to more California workers on preventing sexual harassment, as well as how to recognize harassment and who to contact if victimized.

March 13, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, more than 2,000 Culver City students will be joining thousands of other Angelenos in a nationwide walkout to honor the victims of the Parkland, Fla., shooting.

Students will congregate for one hour on the Culver City High School football field to rally and deliver speeches expressing their concerns and worries about their own safety. Email for more information.

Their goal is noble: Raise public awareness to the issue of gun violence, create more civically minded students and support fellow students in Parkland.

March 06, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assembly and Senate legislators will today examine how best to investigate and respond to sexual harassment incidents, complaints and allegations in the fourth hearing of the Joint Committee on Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response.

The Subcommittee hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. March 6, in Capitol Room 4203.