Press Releases

May 30, 2018

Senate approves family-protection bill addressing delays, financial hardships   

SACRAMENTO – In a vote welcomed by families statewide, California Senators today approved a plan to fix unintended delays and financial hardships in a new statewide program for placing individuals with foster caregivers.  

May 30, 2018

Watch and listen as Sen Holly J Mitchell  talks today about passage of SB 1343, sexual harassment training.


May 30, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, Controller Betty Yee sponsor measure

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today on a bipartisan, 38-0 vote approved a plan to address the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment.

May 24, 2018
May 22, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee Chair, Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), issued the following statement in response to the Budget Committee’s approval of the Senate’s proposed 2018-19 budget:

May 17, 2018

Guest Press Release by Californians for Justice

SACRAMENTO -- A Californians for Justice today brought 100 students and parents from across
the state to Sacramento to urge lawmakers to make good on the promise of Brown v. Board of Education on the
64 th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision that mandated the desegregation of schools.

May 15, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell present Senate Bill 1393, the Fair and Just Sentencing Reform Act, to the Senate. The Senate passed the #EquityAndJustice2018 measure, sending it to the Assembly.

May 14, 2018

Measure is part of #EquityAndJustice2018 package

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today approved another moderate reform rooted in evidence-based policy and sensible cost-effective approaches to criminal justice.

May 11, 2018

CONTACT: (Atkins) or (Mitchell)

SAN DIEGO—Senate leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Jerry Brown’s May revision to the proposed state budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year:

May 09, 2018

On May 9, 2018, LaToya Cooper of the California Youth Connection shadowed Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, including the filming of this video. Watch until the end!