STORE

Pro Tem Kevin de León

Jerry Brown

California ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill Runs into Obstacles

California’s “sanctuary state” bill, which would prevent the state from assisting U.S. immigrations and customs enforcement (ICE) agents from enforcing federal immigration law, is facing some surprising criticism from — of all people — the Golden’s State’s Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown.

Los Angeles Sheriff Jim McDonnell (Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty)

L.A. Sheriff Faces Protests for Opposition to ‘Sanctuary State’

Over 100 people gathered in front of the Hall of Justice in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday evening to protest L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell’s opposition to State Senate Bill 54, which would declare all of California a “sanctuary state.”

Kevin de León (Website)

California Democrat Apologizes for Silencing Republican Nguyen

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León took “full responsibility” for his controversial ejection of Republican State Sen. Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) from the floor of the legislature last week, after she criticized late liberal State Sen. Tom Hayden for his opposition to the Vietnam War.

Kevin de León (Website)

California Senate Leader Advises Democrats: Don’t Secede

Kevin de Léon, the President Pro Tem of the California State Senate, used his address at the swearing-in of new members on Monday to attack President-elect Donald Trump — but also advised fellow Democrats against seceding from the Union.

Jerry Brown climate bill (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)

Eight CA Dems Join Jerry Brown in Paris

Eight Democrat state legislators are joining California Gov. Jerry Brown at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this week. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) are leading the delegation.