Thursday, May 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revision of the 2017-2018 state budget:

“Since I was sworn in to the State Senate in 2014, I have introduced legislation and fought for resources to improve the lives of the families and communities I represent in the Inland Empire and across the state.  It is critical that the state continues to invest in and empower families so they can enhance their quality of life.”

Trumpcare is Affront to Women’s Essential Healthcare Services

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Following  a vote today by the U.S. House of Representatives today  on Trumpcare (H.R. 1628) —the American Health Care Act—the California Legislative Women’s Caucus called upon its colleagues in Washington to protect women’s access to essential healthcare.  Current versions of the legislation produced at the 11th hour would eviscerate funding for Planned Parenthood, jeopardizing the healthcare of women and rolling back women’s rights for decades.   The bill will next be heard in the U.S. Senate.

SB 575 Helps Low Income Californians Receive Medical Records at No Cost

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO – With bipartisan support, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed an important bill authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would give low income residents greater access to their medical records. 

Bill Would Ensure No Child is Left Unsupervised With a Sex Offender on Campus

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 26—the “Keep Kids Safe at School Act”—authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) passed with strong bipartisan support from the Senate Public Safety Committee earlier today.


California Legislative Women's Caucus Open Letter to Judge Neil Gorsuch

Monday, March 20, 2017