Press Releases

SB 1288 Ensures Hospitals Follow Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Following powerful testimony, legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will protect patient safety and reinforce nurse staffing ratio requirements passed the Senate Health Committee earlier today.

Senator Leyva: “We will not tolerate efforts to silence victims”

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Judiciary Committee today approved legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) to ensure that individuals can be held personally liable for retaliating against an employee for exercising their legal rights against discrimination and harassment under state law.

SB 1130 Adds Mobilehomes to Property Tax Relief Program

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will help keep California senior, blind and disabled residents in their homes if and when they encounter financial difficulties passed from the Senate Governance and Finance Committee earlier today with strong bipartisan support.

SB 1041 Helps To Promptly Diagnose & Treat Children

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

SACRAMENTO – With unanimous support, the Senate Health Committee today approved SB 1041 by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would help ensure that children at risk of lead exposure receive blood lead screening tests.

SB 1449 Helps Ensure Justice, Put Rapists Behind Bars

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Public Safety Committee today passed important legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that will require law enforcement agencies and forensic laboratories to promptly analyze and test all newly collected rape kit evidence in California.

SB 1156 Creates Safeguards, Prioritizes Needs of Patients

Friday, March 23, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Seeking to put an end to insurance schemes carried out by profit driven businesses targeted at vulnerable individuals suffering from kidney disease and addiction, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today announced legislation to rein in predatory behavior that is driving up healthcare costs for Californians and potentially putting their health and lives in danger.

Project Plans Will Be On Hand at Press Conference

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Friday, March 23rd at 10:30am, Senator Connie M. Leyva and Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez—along with City of Ontario and California Strategic Growth Council leaders, community activists, and related stakeholders—are announcing and celebrating the recent $35 million competitive grant award by the state to Ontario as part of their Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program.

Monday, March 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) recognized Santa Claus, Inc. Executive Director Karen DiCarlo as 2018 “Woman of the Year” for the 20th State Senate District.