Press Releases

October 21, 2020

SACRAMENTO – With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to adversely impact Californians, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) praised a collaborative solution reached by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the Governor’s Office to allocate $400 million in funding for Project Homekey and legislative COVID-19 priorities, including child care, food banks, and diaper banks.


September 01, 2020

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SB1120 is a bridge too far

SACRAMENTO- SB 1120 (Atkins) would allow single-family zoned lots to subdivide a property.  


August 14, 2020

Over the last five months, most of our lives have changed significantly. Some have lost jobs, access to food and the ability to learn in a classroom. My office is working day and night to help you navigate this challenging time and I wanted to make sure families and seniors get the information they need to thrive. Here is some information that can help alleviate your stress:

July 10, 2020

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June 30, 2020


Sacramento- Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Budget Act of 2020.  This Budget is a joint effort from both houses and the Governor, taking into account the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our current economy. With this challenge at hand, the official 2020-2021 Budget aims to get California on solid footing as the state enters difficult economic times, all while prioritizing values and the most vulnerable populations.


June 24, 2020

CA State Senate Bends the Arc Towards Justice with Passage of ACA 5

SACRAMENTO- Today the CA State Senate passed ACA 5 to reverse 25 years of institutional and educational barriers resulting from the passage of Proposition 209. The collective actions against inequality and injustice that we’ve seen around the world represent an urgent call for systemic change. We must be affirmative in our actions we take to bend the arc towards justice. It’s time for a new generation of California’s voters to stand up and advance equity.

June 17, 2020

By Charlotte Scott 

El Segundo- State Senator Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, is a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus, which was established in 1918 when Frederick Madison Roberts became the first Black person to be elected to the State Assembly. Sen. Mitchell said she’s proud of the bill package the caucus is pushing forward right now.


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June 05, 2020

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