Press Release

Monday, August 7, 2017

(Pasadena) — Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) hosted a conversation with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra in the Pasadena City Council Chambers. The town hall presented an opportunity for members of the community to talk to the Attorney General, the Assemblymember and other elected officials about issues and concerns about protecting California's values.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

(Pasadena) – Assemblymember Chris Holden is Pasadena’s champion in the State Capitol. After more than two decades in public service in Pasadena, Assemblymember Holden now represents the 41st Assembly District in the State Legislature. Learn more about your man in Sacramento in this Assembly Access video.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sacramento, CA –  In an effort to lessen dependency on fossil fuel-based energy during the solar eclipse on August 21st, Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy Chair, Chris Holden (AD – 41), introduced House Resolution 50. The measure encourages all Californians to reduce energy use, and pledge to “Do Your Thing for the Sun” during the hours of 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on August 21st, 2017.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today the California Legislature passed legislation to extend California’s Cap and Trade Program, Assembly Bill 398, and strengthen air quality provisions in areas with the worst air pollution, Assembly Bill 617.

“Today’s vote extending California’s Cap and Trade Program means California will maintain its global leadership role in combating climate change,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “The air quality agreement also prioritizes the states most disadvantaged communities who face the greatest burden of pollution.”

Friday, July 14, 2017

(South Pasadena, CA) — Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) and a coalition of city council members, community leaders, and non-profit organizations held a press conference outside the Mission Street Gold Line Metro Station in South Pasadena to announce the introduction of Assembly Bill 287, which finds a solution to the State Route 710 corridor gap between the I-10 and I-210 freeways and prohibits the construction of a freeway tunnel.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

(Sacramento) – A solar eclipse is going to affect California and much of the nation on August 21, 2017. California State Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) explains more about what you, your family and your neighbors can do during the eclipse. Watch this Assembly Access Video to learn more. http://asmdc.org/Holden

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sacramento, CA – For the 41st Assembly District’s 2017 “Nonprofit of the Year,” Assemblymember Chris Holden has chosen to honor Shoes That Fit, a nonprofit organization based in Claremont that provides athletic shoes to kids in need.

“It is my pleasure to recognize Shoes That Fit as the 41st Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the Year” said Assemblymember Holden (AD-41). “Through the simple gift of a new pair of shoes, this organization has changed the lives of thousands of students and helped empower them to reach their highest potential.”