Press Releases

May 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) today applauded the California Transportation Commission for awarding Santa Barbara more than $183 million for the Highway 101 expansion project. Coupled with an award of more than $170 million from the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program for improvements to the region’s intercity and commuter rail system, the investment will go a long way toward meeting the region’s 21st century transportation needs.

May 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO— Legislation by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to help Montecito and other California homeowners whose homes have been damaged or destroyed by fire-induced mudslides, passed off the Senate Floor today on a 25 to 11 vote.

Senate Bill 917 clarifies that, under current law, an insurance policy covers loss or damage resulting from a landslide if that landslide was attributable to a condition already covered by the policy, such as wildfires.

May 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), who represents the area that was devastated by the Thomas Fire and chairs the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, released the following statement today on Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revise, his revised budget proposal based on the latest revenue estimates.

May 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO –Following the release of the Governor’s Executive Order today, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), who represents the area devastated by the Thomas Fire, released the following statement:

May 03, 2018

SACRAMENTO— Legislation by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to help identify domestic violence victims whose lives are in danger and connect them with support services, passed off the Senate Floor today with unanimous bipartisan support.

April 27, 2018

VENTURA– In recognition of their bravery during the devastating Thomas fire, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) will honor women first responders from Ventura County as 2018 Women of the Year today, April 27.

April 26, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Following the devastating fires last year, in which many residents were not signed up for their county alerts, a bill by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to create an opt-out emergency alert system passed off the Senate floor with unanimous bipartisan support.

April 24, 2018

SACRAMENTOSenator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)’s legislation to create an opt-out emergency alert system is headed to the Senate Floor after it unanimously passed the Senate Governmental Organization Committee with 12 votes in support today.

April 19, 2018

SANTA BARBARA– In recognition of their bravery during the Thomas Fire, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (Santa Barbara) will honor women first responders from Santa Barbara and Ventura counties as the 19th Senate District’s 2018 Women of the Year in separate ceremonies on April 20 and 27.

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