Monday, March 18, 2019

Recognizing Women of Distinction

Pasadena, CA – In Celebration of Women’s History Month in March 2019, Assemblymember Chris Holden will recognize the 41st Assembly District’s Woman of the Year and Women of Distinction at his Annual Spring District Office Open House. The women are being recognized for their service that has a made a positive impact in the community.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Recognizing Women of Distinction

You are invited to our 41st Assembly District Spring Open House.

This March, we celebrate Women’s History Month and recognize the remarkable women throughout our community. Please join us at our Annual Spring Open House as we honor 10 women as our district’s “Women of Distinction.” These women have been nominated by their peers and selected by my office for their extraordinary achievements and positive influence left on our district and beyond.

Please join in me in celebrating:

  • Laura Farber, 2019 Woman of the Year, City of South Pasadena
  • Monica Hubbard, Woman of Distinction, Altadena
  • Shelly Vander Veen, Woman of Distinction, Claremont
  • Sabina Sullivan, Woman of Distinction, La Verne
  • Christine Geltz, Woman of Distinction, Monrovia
  • Dianne Cullinane M.D., Woman of Distinction, Pasadena
  • Diane Williams, Woman of Distinction, Rancho Cucamonga
  • Laurie Brandler, Woman of Distinction, San Dimas
  • Nancy Shollenberger, Woman of Distinction, Sierra Madre
  • Beatrice Casagran, Woman of Distinction, Upland

Thursday, March 28
5:30 – 7 p.m.
(Program starts at 6 p.m.)

41st Assembly District Office
600 N. Rosemead Blvd., Suite 117
Pasadena, CA 91107

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Come help us honor our 10 Women of Distinction – one of which will be announced as our 2019 Woman of the Year early next week. We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Jerry Brown announced his proposed May Revision Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget.  Revenues in Brown’s May Revision are up $2.5 billion dollars while the Rainy Day Fund grows to $8.5 billion. Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41), California Legislative Black Caucus Chair, released the following statement:

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California State Assembly passed a resolution recognizing the 70th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in a major professional sport. Robinson, a Pasadena native, made baseball history when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in April, 1947.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation to address the minimum wage discrepancy for developmental disabilities service providers, Assembly Bill 279, passed the Assembly Committee for Human Services today with a 6-0 vote. Specifically, Assembly Bill 279 extends authority to the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and regional centers to adjust the rates of providers to comply with legally binding local mandates and minimum wage levels across the state.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Pasadena, CA –Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) today announced the availability of applications for the 2017-2018 Jesse Marvin Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program.

The Assembly Fellowship Program provides the opportunity for aspiring public servants of all ages, background and experiences to directly participate in the legislative process. The 11–month fellowship provides an introduction to public policy formation and adoption through full-time work as professional staff in the Assembly.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Program aimed at cultivating the next generation of leaders

Pasadena, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) kicked off the second annual Young Legislators Program at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena with 18 participating high school students from the 41st Assembly District. The six-month long program will provide the students an opportunity to learn about the legislative process, services provided to constituents by elected leaders, and the relationship between local and state governments.