District News & Press Releases

Coalition includes Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, the No Kid Hungry Campaign, United Way, the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, local school districts and Sacramento Public libraries

March 1, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Along with a broad collation of schools, organizations and local leaders, Dr.

February 28, 2019

Sacramento, CA— Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator who authored Senate Bill 277 in 2015 which removed all exemptions to vaccine requirements for school entry except medical exemptions, and Leah Russin, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Vaccinate California, a parent advocacy group working to improve public health in California by raising vaccination rates, made the following statements after today’s release of a Centers of Disease Control and Prevention report that provides details of a 2018 measles outbreak among unvaccinated individuals in California. 

Coalition-backed legislation will create roadmap to long-term care benefit for middle-class Californians

February 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician and state senator representing the Sacramento area, and Assemblymember Ash Kalra, representing San Jose, today announced new legislation that is the first step toward building a new program to finance long-term services and supports (LTSS) for California’s working and middle-class families.