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300,000 Domestic Workers Provide Vital In-Home Services in California

Thursday, April 28, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, the California State Senate approved SB 1015 authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would permanently preserve overtime protections for California’s privately hired domestic workers in state law.

SB 1398 Passes Senate Environmental Quality Committee on 6-1 Vote

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would improve the safety of drinking water and protect Californians from toxic lead exposure passed from the Senate Environmental Quality Committee today with bipartisan support.

SB 1000 Would Lessen Pollution Impacts on Disadvantaged Communities

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

SACRAMENTO – On a 5-2 vote, the Senate Environmental Quality Committee today passed legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would require the development of an Environmental Justice (EJ) element for future General Plans.

SB 1068 Would Improve Education Services for Over 300,000 Homeless Students

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Important legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would improve coordination of services for homeless students across California passed from the Senate Education Committee earlier today with strong bipartisan support.

SB 1068 would require the California Department of Education to provide local homeless student liaisons with the support they need through training and professional development materials. These materials would help homeless student liaisons both improve the standard of services provided and also meet the new federal requirements.