Affirms Need to Continue Investing in California’s Residents and Communities

Friday, January 9, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement after
Governor Jerry Brown introduced his 2015-16 budget proposal earlier today:

“I believe today’s budget proposal by Governor Brown is both forward-looking and practical in its approach to strengthening California’s diverse communities in the 20th State Senate District and throughout the state.”

SB 66 Reauthorizes Successful CTE Program Helping Students, Communities

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

SACRAMENTO – As the 2015-2016 legislative session proceeds, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today introduced Senate Bill 66 that reauthorizes the Career Technical Education Pathways Program in California.  First enacted in 2005 and currently set to expire on June 30, 2015, SB 66 will statutorily extend the program to June 30, 2018.

Leyva Previously Tapped to Serve on Senate Rules Committee

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) selected Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) to serve on the following committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Education
  • Energy, Utilities and Communications
  • Joint Legislative Audit
  • Legislative Ethics
  • Transportation and Housing

President pro Tempore de León previously tapped Senator Leyva to serve on the Senate Rules Committee and as Democratic Caucus Chair of the California State Senate.

Applauds Governor’s Focus on Economy, Education, Renewable Energy, Need to “Build for the Future”

Monday, January 5, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the statement below following Governor Jerry Brown’s Inaugural / State of the State Address to a joint session of the California State Legislature this morning: