Press Releases

March 11, 2019

SACRAMENTOSenators Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) will convene a joint informational hearing of the State Senate Committees on Judiciary and Environmental Quality on Tuesday, March 12 for an evidence-based look at the state’s landmark environmental protection law and its important role in housing and other development.

March 04, 2019

SACRAMENTO– As California prepares to implement the California Consumer Privacy Act, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will convene a State Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing to examine the current state of data privacy, the California Consumer Privacy Act’s provisions, and what other steps may be needed to further protect our privacy rights.

WHAT:             Senate Committee on Judiciary Hearing The State of Data Privacy Protection: Exploring the California Consumer Privacy Act and its European Counterpart

March 04, 2019

SACRAMENTO – In commemoration of Women’s History Month, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will honor California State University Channel Islands President Erika D. Beck today as Senate District 19 Woman of the Year. President Beck will be honored as part of a Senate and Assembly-wide celebration of remarkable women during Floor session.

February 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO –Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has just been reappointed vice chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, a bicameral committee that provides oversight of state disaster planning, response and recovery, by Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego).

February 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO –Building on the strengths of the California Consumer Privacy Act, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) joined California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today to introduce legislation that will further protect consumers by ensuring enforcement of the bill’s privacy provisions.

February 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO– As our fundamental right to privacy continues to be attacked on a daily basis, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (Santa Barbara) will join with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today to announce significant legislation to protect consumer privacy.

WHAT:             Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Attorney General Xavier Becerra announce privacy protection legislation

WHEN:            Monday, February 25 at 1 p.m. PST

February 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO – As the Trump Administration rolls back Title IX protections, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) introduced legislation today protecting the civil rights of California college students by requiring schools to follow specific procedures when responding to reports of sexual harassment and assault.

February 20, 2019

February 19, 2019

RE:     Support for City of Oxnard Resolution Opposing New or Expansion of Existing Offshore Oil and Gas Leases Off the Coast of Ventura County and Related Onshore Development, Fracking, and Related Techniques; And Supporting a Phase-Out of Oil and Gas Extraction and a Framework to Develop New Responsible Renewable Energy Projects

Dear Mayor Flynn and Councilmembers:

February 15, 2019

SANTA BARBARA -- CalEITC4Me, the statewide outreach campaign on the  Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), is teaming up with Santa Barbara Community College, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Assemblymember Monique Limón and the United Way  to inform working students that they could get several hundred, even thousands, of dollars back at tax time. The Cal EITC is one of the strongest tools to fight poverty, and for the first time this year, thanks to the Legislature, the program will include working Californians who are 18-24.

February 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO –Recognizing that falls are the leading cause of fatal injury among older adults, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) introduced legislation today to assist older and disabled adults with home modifications to help reduce the risk of falling and allow more Californians to age independently in their homes as long as possible.