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Women's Caucus Announces Priority Legislation and Budget Action

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:30am

This year, the Democratic members of the California Legislative Women's Caucus, which Senator Jackson chairs, are back with a package of policy and budget priorities to further advance the lives of women and their families, the structures that support the California workforce and the economic future of the state.

Senator Jackson Hosts Press Conference for Equal Pay Legislation with Patricia Arquette

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 4:30pm

View Senator Jackson's press conference to celebrate her equal pay legislation going into effect January 1, 2016. The Senate Pro-tem Kevin De Leon, Senator Bob Hertzberg, Actress Patricia Arquette, and Equal Rights Advocate Executive Director Noreen Farrell were also in attendance.

El Nino Public Service Announcement

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 1:00pm

Forecasters are predicting a strong El Nino this year, which could bring flooding, mudslides, higher tides, downed trees and electric outages to our communities. Don't get caught unprepared.

Governor Jerry Brown Signs Jackson's Equal Pay Legislation

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 2:15pm

On Oct. 6, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senator Jackson's SB 358, the California Fair Pay Act, giving California the strongest equal pay law in the country. Watch the signing ceremony here. 

Senator Jackson's Equal Pay Bill Passes Off Senate Floor, Heads to the Governor

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 3:45pm

A bill by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to close the wage gap that women face at work cleared its final hurdle in the Legislature today, passing off the Senate floor on a bipartisan, unanimous, 40-0 vote. The bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk just a few days after his office took the unusual step of announcing the Governor’s support for the bill on Twitter.  

Jackson SB358 Equal Pay Press Conference

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 3:30pm

Senator Jackson Announces Select Committee on Refugio Oil Spill

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 2:15pm

Senator Jackson Speaks Out Against Sexual Assault on Denim Day

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 1:45pm

Women's Caucus Announces Legislation and Budget Action to Strengthen Women's Economic Future

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 9:30am

With California at an economic crossroads, and families depending on women’s income more than ever before, the Democratic members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus announced a package of comprehensive legislation and budget action to advance the economic lives of women and the economic stability of the state.

Women's Caucus Announces Action on Equal Pay

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 3:00pm

Democratic members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus today announced plans for legislation to address the wage gap that women face at work. Today, the chair of the Women’s Caucus, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) introduced Senate Bill 358, the California Fair Pay Act, which will strengthen California’s equal pay laws to ensure that women are paid equally for work that is comparable to their male colleagues and do not face retaliation if they discuss or ask about pay at work.