Press Releases

SB 468 Ensures Student Board Members Given Timely Access to Materials, Briefings

Monday, September 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Following strong bipartisan support in the Legislature, Governor Jerry Brown today signed a bill authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will improve the ability of student representatives on school boards in California to promptly review materials and better participate in board discussions.

SB 427 Builds Upon Previous Clean Water Legislation Authored by Senator Leyva

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO – After earning bipartisan support in both the Senate and Assembly, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 427 authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will further ensure the safety of drinking water in California.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this morning the Trump Administration’s decision to end the DACA program:

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO – At the conclusion of the successful Green California Advocacy Day today, Green California honored Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) with the 2017 “Green Leadership Award” for her dedication to increasing environmental justice considerations on behalf of impacted residents and communities.

Leyva Will Introduce Legislation to Improve Inmate Safety, Corrections Oversight

Thursday, August 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement after the California State Auditor today released an audit report examining suicide prevention and reduction policies, procedures and practices at state prisons in California:

AB 398 and AB 617 Approved by State Senate Today

Monday, July 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement after the California State Senate passed cap-and-trade legislation—AB 398 and AB 617—on the Senate Floor earlier today:

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) recognized Heroes Warehouse in Fontana as the 2017 20th State Senate District “Nonprofit of the Year”.

Founded in 2012, Heroes Warehouse provides donated furniture and essential home items to previously homeless veterans and their families as they move into permanent housing.  The nonprofit’s extensive volunteer network—which includes many veterans and their families—help to operate Heroes Warehouse on a day-to-day basis, including picking up and loading donated items. 

Leyva: State Budget Increases Vital Funding for California Children

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today issued the following statement after the California State Senate passed the 2017-2018 state budget by the June 15th constitutional deadline:

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