Press Releases

Signed Legislation Helps Working Class Families in Inland Empire and California

Monday, October 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO – As the Chair of the Select Committee on Manufactured Home / Mobilehome Communities, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) is proud to announce that Governor Jerry Brown signed three bills authored by the Senator and another that she coauthored that will improve the lives of mobilehome residents and the availability of affordable housing in California.

After Earning Strong Bipartisan Support in Legislature, Governor Signs SB 575

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) to protect the health and wellbeing of low income Californians was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.

SB 597 Earned Strong Bipartisan Support in Both Senate and Assembly

Monday, October 9, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Governor Jerry Brown signed an important bill authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) and sponsored by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla that will protect victims of human trafficking in California.

SB 500 Protects Minors, Young Women, Others From Sexual Extortion

Thursday, October 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Governor Jerry Brown today signed important legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will criminalize sexual extortion (“sextortion”) and provide law enforcement with an important tool to fight this serious crime.

SB 406 Ensures Blood Transport Vehicles Make Timely Blood Deliveries

Monday, October 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) to ensure that patients’ lives are not put at risk due to the delayed delivery of blood.

Speakers Included San Bernardino Co. Superintendent of Schools, Pomona Mayor

Friday, September 29, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Attended by over 200 students, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) hosted the second annual Young Men’s Leadership Conference in the 20th State Senate District city of Fontana today from 7:30am – 2pm.

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.