Press Releases

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rancho Cucamonga (CA) – As Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions, Assemblymember Chris Holden hosted a local informational hearing, "Securing Transportation Growth Opportunities" to discuss and address timely transportation issues for the region and state. 

“California faces diverse transportation needs,” said Assemblymember Holden. “The Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions serves as a mechanism to bring local partners together to foster dialogue and regional cooperation regarding the most pressing transit needs facing local governments.”

Monday, September 24, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Governor Brown signed Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation, Assembly Bill 2370, that expands lead testing in drinking water within California’s child care centers.

“Lead poisoning is a serious threat to children’s health,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “Increasing lead testing for California’s high-risk children is one of the single biggest steps we can take to prevent lead poisoning.”

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Pasadena, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) today announced the availability of applications for the 2019 Young Legislators Program. Now in its fourth year, the Young Legislators Program, offers high school seniors in the 41st Assembly District a front row seat to the public policy and political arena.

“I’m excited to launch the fourth annual Young Legislators Program for the 41st Assembly District,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “I have no doubt this program will again have a lasting impact on the students and I look forward to meeting next year’s Young Legislators.”

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Sacramento (CA) – Today the California State Assembly passed sweeping wildfire preparedness and response legislation that includes provisions to make the electricity system safer and protect ratepayers from the uncertainty utility bankruptcy. The legislation also protects wildfire victims’ rights in civil actions and bans the use of ratepayer funds for executive compensation or perks.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Three of Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bills cleared the California State Senate Appropriations Committee today.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Pasadena, CA – Legislation to memorialize the area around the Foothill Bridge collapse of 1972, Assembly Concurrent Resolution 250, passed the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. The incident – where six lives were lost – occurred on the Foothill Freeway near Devil’s Gate in the City of Pasadena on Tuesday, October 17, 1972.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Today, on the California State Assembly Floor, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized Gerald Freeny for his confirmation as the first African American president of the Pasadena Tournament of  Roses Board of Directors. Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.