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Calif. Senator Padilla to Introduce Legislation to Require Increased Support for Health and Education of Student-Athletes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On the same day as the college football national championship game, California State Senator Alex Padilla announced he will be introducing legislation that would require that student-athletes injured during their college career be provided the necessary medical and financial support to complete their degree.

Calif. Senator Padilla Held Hearing in Fresno Today Regarding California’s Broken English Learner System

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Select Committee on College and University Admissions and Outreach, Chaired by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) held a hearing today in Fresno at the Fresno Board of Education.

Calif. Senate Energy Committee Chair Alex Padilla to Hold Oversight Hearing on Unspent American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Alex Padilla, Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee announced today that he will hold an oversight hearing on Monday, October 31 at 10 a.m. in room 3191 in the State Capitol.

Statement from Calif. Senator Padilla on Continuation of Sales and Use Tax Exemption Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Chair of the Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee released a statement today regarding action taken by the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA), Chaired by State Treasurer Bill Lockyer.

Calif. Senators Padilla and Wolk to Hold Oversight Hearing Focusing on Sales and Use Tax Exclusion Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee, Chaired by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) and the Committee on Governance and Finance, Chaired by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) will hold a joint hearing in Sacramento tomorrow to review implementation of California's Advanced Transportation and Alternative Source Manufacturing Sales and Use Tax Exclusion Program.

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Bill to Help California’s 1.5 million English Learner Students Achieve English Proficiency

Sacramento, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 753 into law Saturday. The new law, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), removes barriers California’s English Learners face when working to achieve English proficiency. The law goes into effect on January 1, 2012.

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Senator Padilla’s Anti-Piracy Legislation – new law will help reduce music and movie piracy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 550 (Padilla) Sunday. The new law will help reduce music and movie piracy by allowing inspections and verification to ensure that large-scale disc replicating plants are complying with California anti-piracy laws.

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Streamline Environmental Review and Fast-Track Job Creation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Taking action to fast-track the creation of thousands of jobs, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday signed legislation to streamline environmental review for key construction projects. The two bills, signed during a ceremony at the proposed site of the Farmers Field stadium, are expected to drive hundreds of millions in economic investment while ensuring all projects meet California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) criteria.

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Padilla Bill to Accelerate NFL Stadium/Convention Project Development Promises Thousands of Jobs in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 292 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The new law will accelerate the approval process for an NFL football stadium and a modernized convention center in downtown Los Angeles.

California Senate Approves Padilla’s Los Angeles NFL Stadium Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Senate today gave final legislative approval to SB 292 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill will help bring a new stadium and convention center to downtown Los Angeles and create more than 23,000 jobs, including 12,000 jobs during the construction process and another 11,000 permanent jobs when finished. The legislation now goes to the Governor for his signature.