Press Releases

August 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement after Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, the acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, announced at a press conference that the rule would go into effect in 60 days:

 

July 15, 2019

The Second Hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Social Determinants of Children’s Well-Being Engages Fresno Community on Healthcare Workforce Shortage and Conditions in the Valley that Harm Children

Fresno, CA (July 15, 2019) – The bipartisan Senate Select Committee on Social Determinants of Children’s Well-Being today held its second of six public hearings on the social determinants of children’s health to investigate the conditions that negatively impact California children into adulthood and hear recommendations to improve life outcomes.

June 21, 2019

Link to original Guest Press Release HERE:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Tuesday, bipartisan legislation to protect Californians, especially children, from jewelry tainted with highly toxic heavy metals sailed through a key committee.

The Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee unanimously passed SB 647, the Safe Jewelry Act, sending the legislation to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration.

June 20, 2019

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell explains during a Senate Floor vote today why improving 911 system is “the responsible thing to do.”

June 18, 2019

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, a member of the Senate Public Safety Committee, comments in support of the panel's 6-0 vote in support of AB 392, Police Officer's Use of Force.

June 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Budget Committee Chair Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement after the Senate passed the main budget bill today:

“Today the Senate passed a strong budget that stands on its own and meets our constitutional deadline for passing a balanced budget by June 15.

June 13, 2019

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, give opening and closing statements as the California Senate approves on a 29-11 vote the 2019-20 state budget.

 

June 12, 2019

Guest Press Release

iDREAM for Racial Health Equity chosen as Nonprofit of the Year

Los Angeles, CA – iDREAM for Racial Health Equity, a project of Community Partners® is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2019 California Nonprofit of the Year by 30th District State Senator, the Honorable Holly J. Mitchell

June 10, 2019

Watch, see the opening statement by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, on the 2019-20 Budget Conference Committee. The committee approved the budget shortly afterward. It now faces a full vote by the Legislature and, if approved, will go to Gov. Gavin Newsom.

 

 

June 04, 2019

Senate Bill 188 by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell would protect Blacks

SACRAMENTO – The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance comprised of the National Urban League, Western Center on Law & Poverty, Color Of Change, and Dove, announced today the bill they are sponsoring, Senate Bill 188, The CROWN Act, passed its first policy test in the Assembly.