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African Americans Win Throughout California 
November 8, 2018
Dems took over the House, but not the Senate. California has a new governor, according to LA vote, as of press time, Tony Thurmond will lead public instruction and rent control laws will remain as they are:  just some of the highlights of the country’s midterm election November 6. ... read more »
Gov. Brown Signs Bills to End Sentencing of 14-and 15-year-olds in Adult Criminal Court, Support Exonerated People After Prison
October 4, 2018
Gov. Brown today signed two research-based criminal justice reforms to improve rehabilitation and reduce the odds of re-offending. Senate Bill 1391 prohibits 14- and 15-year-olds from being tried as adults in criminal court and subsequently sent to adult prison. The bill reverses laws passed in the 1990s that allowed for sentencing the youngest teens to the adult criminal justice system.   ... read more »
Los Angeles Sentinel June 2018 Endorsement Slate
May 24, 2018
Los Angeles Sentinel June 2018 Endorsement Slate ... read more »
Calif. State Senator Holly Mitchell enjoys candid moment with local students
March 29, 2018
Calif. State Senator Holly Mitchell enjoys a candid moment with students at Marcus Garvey School in Los Angeles, Ca. during "Dr. Seuss' Read Across America" event. The event was hosted by Mother's In Action. (Photo by Kristina Dixon for Sentinel) ... read more »
Sen. Holly Mitchell on the importance of encouraging Black students to achieve
March 4, 2018
During a press conference by the California Black Legislative Caucus on the state of Black California and how it has changed over the past 10 years, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talks about the importance of encouraging Black students to achieve. ... read more / watch video »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Wants her Constituents to Thrive
December 21, 2017
The Sentinel caught up with Mitchell recently to talk about her role as a state senator, the challenges that come with overseeing a budget, and some of the new legislation going into effect January 1. ... read more »
EXCLUSIVE: Calif. State Senator Holly J. Mitchell goes one-on-one
December 20, 2017
Calif. State Senator Holly J. Mitchell goes one - on - one with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and L.A. Watts Times Newspaper. Mitchell sits down for an exclusive interview with managing editor Brandon I. Brooks. ... read more / watch video »
Gov. Brown ends unfair attorney’s fees for those found innocent
July 14, 2017
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law the first in a package of criminal justice-reform bills seeking to improve public safety, save taxpayers money and put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion. ... read more »
Bill to Reduce Permanent Property Seizures by Law Enforcement Passes 
August 25, 2016
Seized assets valued at less than $40,000 must be returned unless owner convicted  ... read more »
Bill to Decriminalize Prostitution Charges Against Minors Passes 
August 24, 2016
Moves CA toward treatment rather than punishment for sex trafficked juveniles    ... read more »
March 24, 2016
Taking a look into the leading ladies of the state. ... read more / view gallery »
State Sen. Holly Mitchell Holds Public Hearing on Women and Inequality
November 12, 2015
Sen. Bob Huff and Sen. Holly J. Mitchell listen to testimony delivered by community stakeholders and advocates regarding homelessness, sex trafficking and foster care of homeless and exploited women at a “Women and Inequality; ... read more »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Statement on the Assembly Vote on SB 443 Civil Asset Forfeiture
October 1, 2015
I am deeply disappointed that my bill to protect private property rights and the presumption that individuals are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law was defeated on the Assembly floor Thursday following heavy lobbying by law enforcement on a 24/41 vote. ... read more »
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