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By Eric Escalante For the first time in California history, the reins of leadership are being held people who both look like and, more importantly, share a culture with nearly 40% of the nation’s most populous state. In 2021, some of the...
By Anousha Sakoui Now the politicians are wading into Hollywood’s biggest labor fight. A group of 120 U.S. senators and representatives including Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank) and Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) has called on the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...
By Suzanne Gamboa On the heels of the release of 2020 Census data showing about 18.8 million Latinos are under 18, two U.S. Senators moved to bolster attention and money from Congress for Hispanic Serving Institutions, HSIs. Sens. Alex Padilla, D-Calif.,...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) announced that he secured over $5.2 million in federal funding for employment and education projects across California in several recently released Senate appropriations bills. Following their release by the Senate Appropriations Committee,...
Comprehensive paid leave would help add $1.6 trillion to the economy WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) joined Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and a group their Senate colleagues to reinforce the critical need for a federal paid family and medical leave program in the Build Back Better package. The United...
Includes $1 Million specifically for HSI Equity Innovation Hub at CSUN WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) announced that he secured over $254 million in federal funding to support Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in the Senate’s Labor, Health, and...

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Dear Friend, It is my honor to represent you—and all Californians—in the United States Senate. When I took the oath of office earlier this year, I said that addressing the COVID-19 pandemic would be my top priority. We have a...