Press Releases

August 22, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Governor Jerry Brown has just signed a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to help ensure that schools are complying with Title IX, a law prohibiting gender discrimination in school activities.

Senate Bill 1349 requires all public elementary and secondary schools that offer competitive sports to report on their website the number of boys and girls who play sports and the number of boys and girls teams by sport and competition level, to help determine if schools are complying with Title IX.

August 21, 2014

SACRAMENTO – A bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to level the playing field between small-business franchisees and their large corporate owners passed out of the Senate today and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown for consideration. The vote was 23-9.

August 13, 2014

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement on the passage of the water bond by the State Legislature this evening: 

August 11, 2014

SACRAMENTO – A bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to help ensure that schools are complying with Title IX, a law prohibiting gender discrimination in school activities, just passed off the Senate floor with bipartisan support and is now headed to Governor Jerry Brown for consideration. The vote was 28-6.

July 01, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Today, a law authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to strengthen California’s Paid Family Leave Program by allowing workers to receive benefits while also caring for seriously ill grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, and in-laws takes effect.

June 20, 2014

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has just introduced a bill to ban offshore oil drilling from an area of state waters in the Santa Barbara Channel known as Tranquillon Ridge. The area is designated as a Marine Protected Area because of its sensitive marine ecosystem.

June 19, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Legislature voted to pass a number of budget bills that now head to the Governor’s desk, including one to provide an additional $265 million for California’s child care and preschool programs.

June 11, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Just weeks after the rampage in Isla Vista took the lives of six innocent people, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has introduced two additional bills designed to help prevent gun violence and save lives.
 

June 05, 2014

SANTA BARBARA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has selected Santa Barbara-based Ontraport, a small business that assists entrepreneurs with their growth and business needs, as the 2014 Small Business of the Year for her Senate District.

On Friday, June 6, from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Jackson will be touring Ontraport, 2040 Alameda Padre Serra #220, Santa Barbara, and presenting them with a Small Business of the Year resolution.

May 24, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement today on the shootings in Isla Vista, California:

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