Jackson Authors Bill To Cap Old, Leaking Oil Wells
Senator Jackson is the author of the Coastal Oil Well Cleanup Act, which would require that the California State Lands Commission plug very old oil wells when the oil company that operated the well is out of business and cannot be held responsible. Read more
Jackson Introduces Bill To Help Restore Trust in the Coastal Commission
May 19 Is the One-Year Anniversary of the Refugio Oil Spill
Read about the two bills authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) that arose in response to the Refugio Oil Spill in Santa Barbara County here.
Jackson Bill Creates State's First Program to Encourage Healthy Eating and Exercise After School
California just launched the DASH program, the result of Jackson's SB 949, to help prevent childhood obesity. Read more.
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.
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.