Jackson Bills Became Law on January 1
Among the numerous bills authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) this year, nine took effect on January 1. For more information on her legislation, including the strongest equal pay law in the nation, read the press release here.
Watch Senator Jackson's El Nino PSA
Forecasters are predicting a severe El Niño season this year that could bring flooding, mud flows, higher tides, landslides, downed trees, and electrical power outages to our communities. Watch Senator Jackson's El Nino PSA here.
Governor Signs Jackson's Refugio Oil Spill & Climate Change Legislation
Two bills authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) that arose in response to this year’s Refugio Oil Spill in Santa Barbara County have just been signed by Governor Jerry Brown. In addition, the Governor has just signed a third Jackson bill dealing with environmental issues and climate adaptation. Read the press release here.
Jackson's Equal Pay Bill Signed by the Governor
California women make 84 cents to every dollar a man earns. Senator Jackson's SB 358, which would be the strongest equal pay law in the country, was signed by the Governor on Tuesday, October 6th at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historic Park in Richmond, California. Watch a video of the complete signing ceremony here.
Drones: Balancing Innovation with Safety and Privacy
There are many innovative and positive uses for drones. But without common-sense limits, drones can impinge on our safety and privacy. Read about Senator Jackson's legislation to protect Californians from unsafe drone use.
Watch Senator Jackson on Senate Spotlight
California is roaring back from the recession, but it's important to Senator Jackson that everyone is benefiting from that recovery, including women and families. Watch the interview here.