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By Tony Briscoe A battery recycling plant in southeast Los Angeles County is one step closer to becoming a Superfund site after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency determined it contains enough hazardous waste to qualify and California officials welcomed federal...
By Caleb Harshberger A group of Senate Democrats are calling on the Treasury Department to loosen restrictions in proposed rules on the hydrogen production credit. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and a dozen other Senate Democrats said in a letter released...
By Benjamin Oreskes In American politics, we tend to favor the meteoric rise over the slow and steady climb, the big voices who rock the boat over the quiet ones who make themselves known behind the scenes. Sen. Alex Padilla...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), co-chair of the Senate Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus, along with Joaquin Castro (D-Texas-20) and Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.-07), Democratic Co-Chairs of the House HSI Caucus, issued a joint statement applauding key actions...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Chair of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, and Representative Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.-31) led 27 lawmakers from the Western United States in calling on the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), a member of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee and California’s former Secretary of State, and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) introduced legislation to address the significant impact that election-related disinformation has on communities...

Newsletter Archives

Dear Friend, This winter, California has experienced a relentless stream of severe storms—with rainstorms, flooding, and mudslides causing over one billion dollars in damages. My heart goes out to everyone who lost a loved one, and every family who saw...
Dear Friend,As we approach the end of the year, I want to wish you and your family a happy holiday season. I’m grateful to the people of California for putting their faith in me to represent them in the United...
Dear Friend,  I recently voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, which was signed into law by President Biden this month. This landmark new law will help lower energy and health care costs for millions of Californians, boost air quality, and...