Press Releases

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.

April 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Legislation authored by Senator Hannah Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) to require gender diversity on corporate boards passed the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee today on a 5 to 1 vote.

April 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO –Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (Santa Barbara)’s legislation to block the Trump Administration from expanding federal oil drilling off the California coast passed the Senate Natural Resources Committee last night on a 6 to 2 vote. Senate Bill 834 will ensure that pipelines and other infrastructure needed to support new federal oil development cannot be built in California waters, effectively halting such expanded drilling efforts.

April 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO – As more people come forward with their experiences of being sexually harassed by colleagues and bosses, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)’s legislation to fight sexual harassment in the workplace passed the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations committee today on a 4 to 1 vote. Senate Bill 1300 closes loopholes in law that discourage or prevent victims from speaking out, allow employers to avoid sexual harassment and discrimination laws, and leave employees vulnerable to sexual harassment at work.

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