District News & Press Releases

December 7, 2018

Sacramento, CA –Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician and Senator representing the Sacramento area, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security urging the administration to abandon a proposal announced in the fall that would hurt children and families and have a chilling effect on our family-based immigration system.

October 29, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician and state senator representing the Sacramento area, co-authored a commentary released today in Pediatrics, a journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics along with Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, a UC Hastings law professor.

To view the commentary, go here: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2018/10/25/peds.2018-2009

September 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO – SB 1408, authored by Dr. Richard Pan and sponsored by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, which will close a loophole that prevents law enforcement from seizing non-fire cigarettes, was signed into law by the Governor.