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SB 1288 Ensures Hospitals Follow Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

SACRAMENTO – After hearing powerful testimony from nurses and other patient advocates, the Assembly Health Committee today approved legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will protect patient safety and reinforce nurse staffing ratio requirements.

Leyva Will Continue Effort to Require Prompt Testing of All New Rape Kits

Thursday, June 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement after the California State Senate approved the 2018-19 state budget by the June 15th constitutional deadline:

SB 320 Would Make California First State to Ensure Early Abortion Care for Students

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Following compelling testimony by college students speaking about the importance of improving access to reproductive care on college campuses, the Assembly Health Committee today passed important legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will ensure access to medication abortion services on California public university campuses for students who may become pregnant and seek to terminate their pregnancy during the first ten weeks.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) recognized T.O.U.C.H. (Touched Ones United Creating Hope) Ministries as the 2018 20th State Senate District “Nonprofit of the Year”.

SB 960 Addresses Troubling Audit Findings Related to Inmate Suicides

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today passed legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will ensure that state prisons in California promptly inform an inmate’s listed family member or contact person following the inmate’s serious illness/injury or death, including attempted suicide.

SB 1124 Prevents Post-Retirement Benefit Cuts Due to Employer Errors

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Senate approved passage of legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that protects the retirement security of California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) members by ensuring that any collectively-bargained compensation agreed to by their employer cannot be reduced during retirement as a result of incorrectly reported compensation by employers.

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WATCH LIVE: SB 1449 / AB 3118 Press Conference—Rape Kits

Tuesday, May 15, 2018