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Friday, Feb. 29

Announcements

12:00 am: Gov. Schwarzenegger Outlines Comprehensive Actions Needed to Fix Ailing Delta
Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Governor Schwarzenegger sent the following letter to Senators Perata, Steinberg, and Machado in response to their unfounded concerns that his administration is "unilaterally" beginning work on a so-called "peripheral canal." Consistent with the extensive work done by his administration over the last two years to gain consensus on a bipartisan legislative solution for a comprehensive plan to upgrade California’s water infrastructure, Governor Schwarzenegger detailed his agenda in the following letter:

Contact: Aaron McLear or Bill Maile, 916-445-4571


»Full details  Last updated: Feb. 29 10:43 am

Monday, May 19

Press conferences

10:00 am: Treasurer Lockyer & Sen. Steinberg urge passage of college-savings program for foster children & at-risk youth

Room 3191
State Capitol

Contact: Joe DeAnda, 916-653-2995

  Last updated: May 17 7:31 am

Wednesday, Aug. 6

Press conferences

11:00 am: Sens. Steinberg and Ducheny announce "breakthrough in negotiations" over SB 375, a bill to include greenhouse gas reductions in regional planning

Joined by representatives from the California League of Conservation Voters, California Building Industry Association, California Major Builders Council and the Sacramento Area Regional Council of Governments, among others.

Room 3191, state Capitol

Contact: Jim Evans, 916-651-4006

  Last updated: Aug. 6 7:27 am

Monday, Dec. 1

Legislative committee hearings / meetings

12:00 pm: First 2009 -10 Senate Floor Session

Swearing-in of Darrell Steinberg as Senate Pro Tem   Last updated: Dec. 1 7:15 am

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Press conferences

10:00 am: Sen. Leno, Speaker Steinberg and Assm. Ammiano and Perez discuss Sen. Resolution 7 which declares Senate's opposition to Prop. 8

Room 1190
State Capitol

Contact: Bob Hartnagel, 916-651-4003

  Last updated: Dec. 2 7:12 am

Monday, Dec. 8

Press conferences

2:30 pm: Pro Tem Steinberg & Speaker Bass discuss financial convention

Room 317
State Capitol

Contact: Jim Evans, 916-651-4188

  Last updated: Dec. 8 7:32 am

Friday, Jan. 9

Press conferences

9:30 am: Pro Tem Steinberg & Speaker Bass announce legislation for federal money to aid unemployed Californians

Room 317
State Capitol

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-654-4188

  Last updated: Jan. 9 7:29 am

Tuesday, Jan. 13

Press conferences

11:30 am: Senate Pro Tem Steinberg and Sen. Florez describe Agriculture Committee reorganization
California State Senate
New committee title will be "Senate Committee on Food & Agriculture". The committee will oversee sustainability and safety issues, as well as prop. 2 animal welfare reforms.

Room 3191
State Capitol

Contact: Jennifer Hanson, 916-651-4016

  Last updated: Jan. 13 7:46 am

Wednesday, Jan. 14

Press conferences

10:00 am: Senate Pro Tem Steinberg and Speaker Bass announce proposal to create jobs, advance infrastructure projects and improve our environment
California Legislature
Room 317
STate Capitol

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-651-4188


»Full details  Last updated: Jan. 14 7:42 am

Thursday, Jan. 15

Press conferences

12:30 pm: Pro Tem Steinberg and Speaker Bass respond to Governor's State of the State address
California Legislative Democrats
Room 1190
State Capitol

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-445-4571

  Last updated: Jan. 15 7:41 am

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Press conferences

11:45 am: Senate Pro Tem Steinberg and Speaker Bass discuss inauguration and potential federal economic stimulus for California
California Legislative Democrats
Teleconference for credentialed media

Contact Alicia Trost in Steinberg's office @ 916-651-4188

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-651-4188


»Full details  Last updated: Jan. 21 7:19 am

Thursday, March 5

Press conferences

10:00 am: Sen. Pro Tem Steinberg and other Senators discuss education for emerging economies and a high wage workforce
State Senator Darell Steinberg
Room 1190
State Capitol

Also listed:
Senators Elaine Alquist, Loni Hancock and Gloria Romero

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-651-4188

  Last updated: March 5 7:22 am

Wednesday, May 20

Press conferences

10:00 am: Speaker Bass and Pro Tem Steinberg on the Failed Ballot Measures and the Budget
California Legislative Democrats
Room 317
State Capitol

Contact: Shannon Murphy, 916-319-2408

  Last updated: May 20 7:20 am

Announcements

Bass, Steinberg Move Quickly to Head Off Cash Crisis, Make Budget Process More Transparent
California Legislative Democrats
SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) held a news conference today to announce measures that will help quicken the process to solve a looming $21 billion state budget deficit and head off a cash shortage for the state expected in July. Additionally, they announced measures to make the process more transparent than in previous years and include more legislators and public input in the process.

Contact: Shannon Murphy, 916-319-2408


»Full details  Last updated: May 20 5:23 pm

Tuesday, June 2

Media appearances

10:00 am: Assm. Speaker Bass & Sen. Pro Tem Steinberg respond to Gov. Schwarzenegger's budget speech to the Legislature
California State Legislative Democrats
Immediately following the 10:00 a.m. speech

Room 317
State Capitol

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-651-4188

  Last updated: June 2 7:23 am

Wednesday, June 17

Press conferences

1:30 pm: Speaker Bass & Pro Tem Steinberg and Conference Committee members discuss Democrat budget proposals
California Legislative Democrats
Room 317
State Capitol

Contact: Shannon Murphy, 916-471-8776

  Last updated: June 17 7:27 am

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Announcements

Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to Democrat Leaders Urging Comprehensive Water Reform
Office of the Governor
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today sent the following letter to President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker Karen Bass urging passage of comprehensive water reform legislation this session.

Contact: Aaron McLear or Brittany Chord, 916-445-4571


»Full details  Last updated: Aug. 18 10:22 am

Monday, Sept. 14

Press conferences

11:30 am: Pro Tem Steinberg and other discuss SB 14, a bill to require 33% renewable power by 2020
California State Senate
Room 3191
State Capitol

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-651-4188

  Last updated: Sept. 14 7:23 am

Tuesday, March 30

Press conferences

10:00 am: Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg & green execs discusses legislation "that will create 20,000 jobs for Californians."
Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
Room 1190
State Capitol

Other speakers:
Joe Henri, SunEdison
Joshua Bar Lev, BrightSource Energy
Darren Bouton, First Solar, Inc.
David Hochschild, Solaria Corporation
Roy Johnson, Calisolar
John Boesel, CALSTART

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-651-4188

  Last updated: March 30 7:47 am

Wednesday, Feb. 2

Press conferences

10:15 am: Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John Perez announce "Clean Energy Jobs Initiative"
California State Legislature
Room 317
State Capitol

Also listed: Tom Steyer, Farallon Capital Management

Contact: Mark Hedlund, 916-651-4188

  Last updated: Feb. 2 9:21 am

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Press conferences

11:00 am: (LOS ANGELES) Sen. President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and industry and education leaders urge Governor Brown to sign a package of bills which will help bring California's education system into the 21st century
Senator Darrell Steinberg
WHERE: Miguel Contreras Learning Complex, School of Business & Tourism
322 South Lucas Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles

WHO: Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
George Kieffer, UC Regent
David Rattray, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
Jack Stewart, President of the California Manufacturers & Technology Association
Lisa Gonzales, Association of California School Administrators
Kathy Moffat, California State PTA
Michele Siqueiros, The Campaign for College Opportunity
Kate Anderson, Children Now
Fanny Arroyo Oliveira, Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE)
Students and Teachers from the School of Business and Tourism

Contact: Alicia Trost, 916-651-4006


»Full details  Last updated: Sept. 13 8:45 am

Monday, June 18

Legislative committee hearings/meetings

Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee 24 bills
Assembly – Natural Resources Committee 2 bills
Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee 8 bills
Assembly Banking and Finance Committee 8 bills

Tuesday, June 19

Legislative committee hearings/meetings

Senate – Agriculture Committee 6 bills
Senate – Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee 10 bills
Senate – Judiciary Committee 17 bills
Senate – Transportation and Housing Committee 9 bills
Senate – Public Safety Committee 28 bills
Assembly Health Committee 14 bills
Assembly Higher Education Committee 6 bills
Assembly Judiciary Committee 3 bills
Assembly Public Safety Committee 12 bills
Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee 2 bills
Assembly – Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee 4 bills
Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee 11 bills
Assembly Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media Committee 1 bill

Wednesday, June 20

Legislative committee hearings/meetings

Senate Education Committee 12 bills
Senate – Health Committee 19 bills
Senate – Environmental Quality Committee 21 bills
Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee 2 bills
Assembly Governmental Organization Committee 11 bills
Assembly Labor and Employment Committee 5 bills
Assembly Local Government Committee 4 bills
Assembly Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee 14 bills

Monday, June 25

Legislative committee hearings/meetings

Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee 21 bills
Senate – Public Employment and Retirement Committee 4 bills

Tuesday, June 26

Legislative committee hearings/meetings

Senate – Judiciary Committee 10 bills
Senate – Natural Resources and Water Committee 22 bills
Senate – Veterans Affairs Committee 2 bills
Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee 2 bills
Assembly Health Committee 6 bills
Assembly Higher Education Committee 7 bills
Assembly Human Services Committee 5 bills
Assembly Water Parks and Wildlife Committee 4 bills

Wednesday, June 27

Legislative committee hearings/meetings

Senate Education Committee 8 bills
Senate – Labor and Industrial Relations Committee 3 bills
Senate – Health Committee 10 bills
Senate – Insurance Committee 9 bills
Assembly Agriculture Committee 4 bills
Assembly – Accountability and Administrative Review Committee 3 bills
Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee 4 bills

Tuesday, July 3

Legislative committee hearings/meetings

Senate – Judiciary Committee 5 bills
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