Press Releases

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.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Dive Warriors’ Kyle M.  Schneider was recognized as the 41st Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year” by Assemblymember Chris Holden. Schneider began serving as a Veteran Advocate after his time of service in the Navy.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sacramento, CA – In a ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden honored Webster’s Community Pharmacy as “Small Business of the Year” for the 41st Assembly District. Webster’s owners Meredith and Michael Miller received the recognition during the Annual Small Business of Year Luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association.

“When it comes to a small business making a positive impact in the community, you couldn’t find anyone better than Webster’s Community Pharmacy,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Holden’s Funding Request for Developmental Disability Community Approved

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget, the final agreement between the legislature and Governor Jerry Brown.  Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement:

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, Assembly Bill 2918, requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to include information in the California Driver’s Handbook regarding a person’s civil rights during a traffic stop, passed in the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing today. The new information provided in the Driver’s Handbook will be determined by a group of stakeholders convened by the Department of Justice (DOJ).