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By Alex Wigglesworth It took 120 years for Candance Tyler’s family to build a life in Grizzly Flats. It took a wildfire just a few hours to destroy it. The first shock came when Tyler learned her family’s 500-acre timber...
By Nicole Nixon Senator Alex Padilla will introduce legislation to pump more than $531 billion into affordable housing projects around the country. The bill could dramatically increase federal funding for two of California’s longstanding issues that have each worsened during...
By Tal Kopan WASHINGTON — Sen. Alex Padilla unveiled a housing and homelessness bill on Friday, legislation that would massively increase federal investments in both traditional and experimental approaches to one of California’s most intractable problems. While the bill faces...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), a member of the Senate Judiciary and Environment and Public Works committees, released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision today in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency: “With today’s Supreme Court decision,...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety, released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision today in Biden v. Texas: “Today’s Supreme Court decision correctly acknowledges the Biden...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein (both D-Calif.) today called on Secretary Tom Vilsack to prioritize U.S. Department of Agriculture grants to benefit California farmers that are being harmed by ongoing shipping delays. Earlier this month, Secretary Vilsack announced significant...

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Dear Friend, Like many of you, I have watched the brave people of Ukraine face Russia’s unprovoked and unjustifiable invasion of their sovereign, democratic nation. I was honored to have the opportunity to join Ukrainian Consul General Kushneruk at a prayer...
Dear Friend,  As I mark my first year as your United States Senator, I am writing to share some highlights of our work on behalf of Californians like you. It is my honor to serve, and I want to continue...
Dear Friend,  As we celebrate the holiday season and reflect on the past year, we have much to be thankful for. We’re thankful for the scientists who drew on years of research to combat COVID-19 and design and test some...