Press Releases

Senator Henry Stern and Assemblymember Miguel Santiago join efforts on key bills that would put hotline notices in hotels and motels and allow victims to text for help

September 6, 2017

(Sacramento) – Yesterday, Senate Bill 225, authored by Senator Henry Stern (D- Canoga Park) and Assembly Bill 260, authored by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), passed the California Legislature with overwhelming bipartisan support.

State representatives and bike-share advocates gathered to show support with ride across State Capitol

August 29, 2017

SACRAMENTO State Senator Henry Stern teamed up with a coalition of bike share advocates and elected officials for a ride across the State Capitol yesterday afternoon in support of an initiative to spread bike share programs statewide. The bill, Senate Bill 702, is authored by Senator Stern and would expand the Capitol bike share program that allows state employees to rent a bicycle for free for trips during the day to other locations in the state.

Measure to improve voter registration among foster youth approved with unanimous support

August 1, 2017

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Henry Stern’s bill to increase voter registration opportunities for California’s foster youth is set to become state law after yesterday receiving Governor Brown’s signature. Senate Bill 332 earned unanimous support in both houses of the legislature and will ensure foster youth, an often marginalized group, receive voter registration services when transitioning to adulthood.

Measure providing assistance to forgotten victims of abuse signed into law after receiving bi-partisa​n support in the Senate and Assembly

July 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Henry Stern’s SB 756, which will provide restitution for mental health services to young sexual abuse victims, has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown after receiving unanimous approval from members of both the State Assembly and Senate. SB 756 is the freshman Senator’s first measure sent to the Governor and signed into law.

July 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Henry Stern released the following statement after the California Legislature passed a package of bills to extend the state’s historic Cap-and-Trade program to 2030.

Measure providing assistance to forgotten victims of abuse moves forward after receiving bi-partisan support in the Senate and Assembly

July 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO –State Senator Henry Stern’s SB 756, which would provide restitution for mental health services to young sexual abuse victims, now heads to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk to await his signature after receiving unanimous approval from members of both the State Assembly and Senate.

Conejo Schools Foundation receives ‘Non-Profit of the Year’ award for the 27th Senate District

June 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA –Today Senator Henry Stern honored the Conejo Schools Foundation (CSF), an organization which supports local education initiatives in the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD), at the California Non-Profit of the Year Awards Ceremony held in Sacramento.  The annual awards ceremony honors the contributions of non-profit organizations to the State of California.