Press Releases

January 09, 2018

Availability to be held at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10 in Room 211 of Capitol

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, will hold media availability tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 10 to respond to Gov. Brown’s expected release earlier in the day of his proposed spending plan for 2018-19.

WHO: Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee.

January 08, 2018

Guest Press Release

SACRAMENTO California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement today after the Trump Administration moved to terminate the temporary protected status of more than 200,000 El Salvadoran immigrants living in the United States.

January 08, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell’s L.A. district includes many Salvadorans

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell of Los Angeles, whose Los Angeles-based district is home to many Salvadorans, today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement to end protected status for Salvadorans.

December 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The California Public Interest Group, or CALPIRG, a statewide public interest group, today announced it has given Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, a perfect 100-percent score for her votes on a dozen consumer-interest bills.

December 08, 2017

Measures are among five biggest accomplishments of the year

SACRAMENTO – Protecting foster children and reforming the juvenile and criminal justice systems to put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion are among the nine new laws by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell.

December 03, 2017

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell was presented with the Community Champion Award during the 19th Annual Gala by A New Way of Life, a community service group founded by Susan Burton to help the formerly incarcerated – especially women – transition back to life. Watch, listen to Mitchel talk about the honor above.

November 27, 2017

Leadership role as ‘rookie’ budget chair cited

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has conferred Sen. Holly J. Mitchell with its 2017 Distinguished Legislator Award for her ‘exemplary service’ to the residents of Los Angeles County and residents statewide.

November 16, 2017

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell: Positive news

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell of Los Angeles, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, released the following statement following budget forecasts by the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office:

“Fortunately, the Legislature and governor have positioned the state well with respect to its ability to withstand a mild or moderate recession,” Mitchell said. “This is an extremely positive position for the state budget.

November 13, 2017

Sacramento hearing tomorrow is last of three 2017 inequality reviews

SACRAMENTO – Nearly a dozen experts on equality and career occupations comprise the panel of speakers tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 14, as Sen. Holly J. Mitchell convenes a key select committee to continue her statewide review of gender inequality.

November 07, 2017

Goal of group: Helping homeless

SACRAMENTO – The Weingart Center, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that helps the homeless become self-supporting residents, has conferred Sen. Holly J. Mitchell with its 2017 Visionary Award for her advocacy championing programs to help those who are homeless.