Press Releases

July 27, 2015

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, released the following statement today on the recent attacks and harassment directed at Planned Parenthood:

July 17, 2015

SANTA PAULA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will be hosting two events on Thursday, July 23 in Santa Paula.

July 15, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Just days before Refugio State Beach is expected to re-open following a devastating oil spill, two bills authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) in response to the spill passed out of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee. The bills would increase and improve oil pipeline inspections and make oil spill response faster and more effective.

July 14, 2015

SACRAMENTO – A bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to prohibit drones from trespassing on private property without the owner’s permission and invading Californians’ privacy passed out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee today on a bipartisan vote.

July 07, 2015

SB 358 Would Be the Strongest Equal Pay Law in the Nation; CA Women Make 84 Cents to Every Dollar a Man Earns

SACRAMENTO – A bill by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to close the wage gap that women face at work passed out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support today.

June 29, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Two bills authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) related to the recent Refugio Oil Spill passed out of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee today.

June 25, 2015

SANTA BARBARA – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), chair of the Senate Select Committee on the Refugio Oil Spill, and Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria), chair of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee, will hold a joint oversight hearing to examine the causes, response to and impacts of the Refugio Oil Spill on Friday in Santa Barbara.

June 19, 2015

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 16, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Along with investing significantly in a rainy day fund, paying down debt and including additional funding for schools, higher education, services for veterans, child care and early education, a budget passed yesterday by the State Legislature includes an initial $2.6 million allocation for a new Santa Maria DMV office.

June 15, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Today, the Legislature sent the Governor a budget that includes $409 million in additional funding for early care and education in 2015-16 and $596 million for early care and education for 2016-17. In response, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, which advocated for additional child care funding this year, released the following statement:

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