Highlights of 2018 visitors:

June 14, 2018


The Honorable António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal addressed the members from the dais of the Senate Chamber. This occasion marked the first time a sitting prime minister of Portugal has visited the State Capitol of California. Mr. Costa is pictured here shaking hands with Senate pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins.

May 21, 2018


One elected official, accompanied by one Parliamentary staffer and one private sector professional from Libya visited the Capitol as part of the State Department’s Women in Leadership program to study California policies that promote gender equality. They met with Senators Holly Mitchell, Hannah-Beth Jackson and Steven Bradford. They are pictured here with Senator Mitchell.  

March 5, 2018


Five government and nonprofit officials visited the Capitol while participating in an “Anti-Corruption: Judicial, Law Enforcement, and Societal Issues” program. They are pictured here with Senator Kevin de León in the President pro Tempore’s office.

February 28, 2018


The Honorable Tomochika Uyama, the new Consul General of Japan, visited the Capitol for the first time in his tenure at the Consulate General in San Francisco. Senator Kevin de León welcomed the Consul General in his office.

February 28, 2018


The Honorable Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, Secretary of Tourism of Mexico attended a roundtable discussion hosted by the Honorable Kevin de León. The Secretary is pictured with (from left to right): Consul General of Mexico, Liliana Ferrer, Senator Ben Allen, Senator Kevin de León, Undersecretary of Planning and Tourism Policy, Maria Teresa Solis Trejo, Senator Ben Hueso, and Director General of International Relations at the Ministry of Tourism, Javier Guillermo Molina.

February 22, 2018


In honor of Canada Day at the Capitol, the Senate welcomed the Honorable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food of Canada, the Honorable Rana Sarkar and the Honorable James Villeneuve, Consuls General of Canada in San Francisco and Los Angeles, respectively. The delegation was accompanied by Sergeant Major Doug Spencer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. President pro Tempore Elect Toni Atkins introduced the Canadian guests on the Senate floor.

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