SB 1398 Further Strengthens California’s Lead Exposure Protection Efforts

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Following strong bipartisan support in the Legislature, Governor Jerry Brown today signed an important bill authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will improve the safety of drinking water and protect Californians from toxic lead exposure.

SB 1000 Will Improve Health & Safety of Residents in Disadvantaged Communities

Monday, September 26, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Following an outpouring of support from residents and community groups throughout California, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will require the development of an Environmental Justice (EJ) element for future local General Plans.

SB 1068 Ensures Stronger Continuum of Services for Homeless Students

Friday, September 23, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) is pleased to announce that SB 1068—which develops a more comprehensive and coordinated network of services for homeless students in California—was signed by Governor Jerry Brown earlier today.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Senator Leyva--in partnership with the Mexican Consulate, Guatemalan Consulate, Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association, and the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center--hosted a citizenship fair in Pomona on Saturday, September 17, 2016.  The successful event was able to assist approximately 50 residents apply for their citizenship.  Individuals and families from throughout the 20th State Senate District and Southern California attended the citizenship fair to receive citizenship document preparation assistance.  Event participants were provided document preparation assistance, legal review, p


Select Committee on Manufactured Homes Hearing

Friday, September 16, 2016