Press Releases

October 13, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Dr. Richard Pan, state senator and Chair of the Senate Select Committee on the 2020 United States Census issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump administration to halt field operations for the 2020 census:

September 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – As President Trump asks the Supreme Court to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA), and as it’s more in peril than ever following Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Senate Bill 406 by Dr. Richard Pan, which includes putting two Affordable Care Act (ACA) patient protections into state law, was signed by the Governor.

September 30, 2020

Sacramento, CA – SB 275, a bill authored by Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento region and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), which would ensure California is ready on day one of a future pandemic or other public health crises with a strong stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE), was signed by the Governor today.

September 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO— Senate Bill 852, authored by Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician and state senator representing the Sacramento area, was signed into law today by Governor Newsom.

September 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento area, made the following statement in support of the Governor’s Executive Order to protect Public Health Officers from personal threats and attacks:

July 1, 2020

Sacramento, CA – While an increasing number of public health officials receive threats to their safety and that of their family, and as eight public health officials in California have resigned or retired since mid-April, Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator, introduced SB 483 to keep the personal information of health officers confidential. 

June 18, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento region made the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s order to wear face coverings in public or high-risk settings:

June 18, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento region and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) introduced SB 275 today to ensure California is ready on day one of a pandemic or other public health crises with a strong stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) so our healthcare and other essential workers that we depend on don’t go unprotected like they did during the current pandemic. 

April 29, 2020

Leaders Launch “Feeding the Frontlines: Catering to the Needs of Essential Workers” and Serve Lunch UC Davis Health Workers

 

April 6, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento area made the following statement today, the start of the 25th National Public Health Week: