Press Releases

January 15, 2014

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) announced that she has been named chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee by Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg.
 
“I’m extremely honored to be named to chair this important committee,” Jackson said. “One of my priorities is going to be ensuring that all Californians have access to justice in the wake of budget cuts that have decimated our court system.  An effective and efficient judicial branch is absolutely critical to a functioning democracy.”
 

January 14, 2014

SANTA BARBARA –  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) will host a Town Hall forum Saturday to help explain how federal health care reform will affect Californians.

The meeting will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18, at the Franklin Elementary School cafeteria, 1111 E. Mason Street, Santa Barbara.

January 09, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Jerry Brown released his 2014-15 Proposed Budget, a starting point for months of review and discussions in the State Legislature. In response, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement:

“Though our deficits are behind us and our budget situation remains the strongest it has been in a decade, I commend Governor Brown for advocating a prudent and responsible course that includes paying off debts, planning for the future, and establishing a more robust rainy day fund.

December 26, 2013

SACRAMENTO – Among the numerous bills State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) authored this year, the following are taking effect on January 1:

SB 400: Protecting Domestic Violence Victims from Employment Discrimination

December 06, 2013

Goleta company, Deckers Outdoor Corporation, ranks in top 25 with high percentage of women leaders

November 14, 2013

VENTURA –  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) will host a Town Hall forum Saturday to help explain how federal health care reform will affect Californians.

The meeting will take place from 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at the WAV Auditorium, 175 S. Ventura Avenue in Ventura.

Jackson will begin the forum with opening remarks.

November 07, 2013

CARPINTERIA – On Monday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day – the public is invited to join State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and other state and local officials as they celebrate the unveiling of the Purple Heart Trail along Highway 101 in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

October 31, 2013

SANTA BARBARA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) is pleased to announce that as a result of discussions she’s had with the Department of Industrial Relations, a workers’ compensation office will remain open and staffed up to four days a week in Santa Barbara County.

While details are still being worked out, a Division of Workers’ Compensation satellite office is expected to open up in the city of Santa Barbara at 411 East Canon Perdido by the end of December. The office space is expected to be less costly than the space currently being leased in Goleta.

October 11, 2013

SACRAMENTO – Governor Jerry Brown has a signed a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) that protects domestic violence victims from losing their jobs or being discriminated against at work.

September 30, 2013

SANTA BARBARA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) invites the public to join her at an open house at her new Santa Barbara office on Tuesday, October 8 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The public will have an opportunity to meet Jackson and her staff, learn more about the services and assistance her office can provide to constituents, and learn about the recent legislative session and bills authored by Jackson that have just been signed into law.

The Santa Barbara District Office is located at 222 E. Carrillo, Suite 309, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.

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