Press Releases

May 11, 2018

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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!


May 08, 2018

Guest press release

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, Dr. Nancy Cappello of Are You Dense, Inc., Are You Dense Advocacy, Inc. announce new survey results supporting life-saving law set to expire

May 03, 2018

Exoneree justice bill ok’d 38-0

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today passed Senate Bill 1050 by a unanimous 38-0 vote to extend services and support for exonerated people released from prison after their wrongful convictions are overturned.

May 03, 2018

Watch and listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell's Senate Floor remarks on SCR 127, National Mental Health Awareness Week, and the role 'green' plays by clicking on link above.

April 30, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell speaks in support of Senate Resolution 101 and the 50th Anniversary of the Poor People's Campaign. An excerpt: "It's clear 50 years later that we haven't been able fully and thoroughly and fairly and equitably address systemic poverty.  It's something the fifth-largest economy in the world continues to struggle with."                   


April 24, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell: CalWORKS bill would help children thrive

SACRAMENTO – A key policy panel today approved a plan to help end childhood deep poverty by modestly raising cash grants for eligible working-class families.

April 23, 2018

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, today spoke in support of SR 107 commemorating the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. "We must be sensitive to all those who are forced to flee their home country and come to America," Mitchell said. "It’s our responsibility to accept and acknowledge everyone to the land of the free." To watch and listen to her remarks, click on the link above.

April 19, 2018

During today's Senate Floor session, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell made the following remarks during an Adjourn in Memory ceremony for Nancy McFadden, a former chief of staff to Gov. Jerry Brown who died recently after a battle against cancer.

April 18, 2018

Senate measure would extend film-tax program through 2025

SACRAMENTO – A bill to extend a model program to keep and create mostly off-screen jobs in California’s renowned film and TV industries today passed its first policy hurdle.