Press Releases

Friday, May 13, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision of the 2022-23 state budget:

Monday, April 18, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) is proud to announce that she has selected Cal Poly Pomona President Dr. Soraya M. Coley as the 2022 “Woman of the Year” for the 20th State Senate District.

SB 976 Supported By Children, Parent, Education and Community Organizations

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Affirming the need to expand access to care and early learning opportunities for California’s youngest learners, an important bill by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that establishes universal preschool in California passed from the Senate Education Committee today.

SB 1149 is Jointly Sponsored by Consumer Reports and Public Justice

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Upholding the ability of Californians to find out the facts about dangerous public hazards that are discovered during litigation, the Senate Judiciary Committee today approved Senate Bill 1149 authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino). 

Also known as the “Public Right to Know Act”, SB 1149 will:

SB 869 Helps to Protect Health and Safety of Mobilehome Park Residents

Thursday, March 24, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, the Senate Housing Committee approved Senate Bill 869 by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would require mobilehome park managers to be trained and certified on the mobilehome rules and regulations of managing mobilehome parks and manufactured home communities.  The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), in consultation with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, would be responsible for developing the training and enforcing the certification requirements.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) released the statement below in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s State of the State address earlier this evening:

SB 1149 Will Protect Californians From Life-Threatening Dangers Hidden By Secret Settlements and Other Legal Maneuvers

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

SACRAMENTO – To ensure that Californians have the information needed to help keep themselves and their families safe, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today introduced legislation that would protect the public’s right to know the facts about dangerous public hazards that are discovered during litigation.

Jointly sponsored by Consumer Reports and Public Justice, SB 1149 specifically seeks to do the following:

SB 976 Will Offer Much-Needed Flexibility for Families to Access Transitional Kindergarten for their Children

Thursday, February 10, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Continuing her work to expand educational and developmental opportunities for young children, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today introduced legislation that establishes universal preschool in California.  Specifically, SB 976 ensures that parents have the option to send their children to a public elementary school provider or a community-based childcare provider to benefit from universal preschool.