Press Releases

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. 

May 31, 2019

11-Bill Package seeks to deliver #EconomicJustice and #Health Justice

SACRAMENTO – All 11 of Sen. Holly J. Mitchell’s bills aimed at promoting economic and health equity to Californians who need it most have cleared the Senate by today’s house-of-origin deadline.

The measures now await Assembly action.

May 29, 2019

Assembly will consider measure next

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today approved a Sen. Holly J. Mitchell plan to reduce recidivism and eliminate barriers to success by ending administrative fees on those who have already served their time.

May 23, 2019

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell on how costs of jail calls and commissary items for inmates would be cut under Senate Bill 555. Approved today by the Senate, SB 555 now goes to the Assembly.

May 23, 2019

Senate today OKs Sen. Holly J. Mitchell’s SB 716 to establish a “juvenile hall-to-career pipeline." Measure now goes to the Assembly.