District News & Press Releases

February 18, 2021

SACRAMENTO—Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician and state senator representing the Sacramento region announced the introduction of Senate Bill 422, a measure that will amend the State Civil Services Act so that the State can expand healthcare services at state prisons and hospitals.

“During the COVID-19 pandemic there is an urgent need to improve accountability and continuity of care at California State facilities,” said Dr. Senator Richard Pan. “This best can be achieved by providing patients entrusted with state care greater access to the quality care provided by state physicians.”

February 9, 2021

SACRAMENTO—Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and state senator representing the Sacramento region made the following statement against the attack on Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s family and home:

“I wish to express my dismay and condemnation of the attack on Mayor Steinberg’s family and home that took place Saturday evening. It is unacceptable in our community to go to a person’s home to taunt and threaten their family, including their children, and damage their property, and the perpetrators should be held accountable.

February 5, 2021

SACRAMENTO,CA – As the United States is in the midst of a major sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) epidemic that has broad-reaching impacts on the health of women, men and maternal-child health, Dr.