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Press Releases

April 2, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Henry Stern’s proposal to lower California’s pre-registration age to 15 and enfranchise tens of thousands more voters the day they turn 18 (SB 727) today passed through the Senate Elections & Constitutional Amendments Committee.

Press Releases

March 8, 2019

SACRAMENTO— On Monday, Senator Henry Stern named Lieutenant Jennifer Seetoo as Woman of the Year for the 27th Senate District. Just a few days on the job in early November 2018, Lieutenant Seetoo took the reins at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, serving as the acting captain during the Woolsey Fire.

Press Releases

March 6, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Henry Stern issued the following statement regarding a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California striking down the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census:

Press Releases

March 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO – When 100 students from across the state descend on the Capitol on Monday to call for aggressive climate action, a group of legislators will greet them with a proposal to ramp up pre-2030 efforts in a decade-long emergency climate mobilization of $100 billion, accelerating California’s timeline for achieving aggressive statewide goals, including 100% clean energy and carbon neutrality.

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January 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO — Senator Henry Stern, Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, Assemblymember Christy Smith, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin and Assemblymember Richard Bloom today issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s comments regarding FEMA emergency aid:

Press Releases

November 8, 2018

Thousand Oaks – California State Senator Henry I. Stern (D- Thousand Oaks) issued the following statement on the shooting in Thousand Oaks, California:

“We never think a mass shooting will happen in our community...until it does. Today, we mourn with anger and unwanted grief the loss of those who were taken from the Thousand Oaks community far too early. 

In the News

June 7, 2018

Almost 50,000 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized and seven people arrested over the last two weeks following a years-long investigation into an illegal fireworks ring operating throughout the state, Cal Fire announced Thursday.

The seizure, which is one of the largest in Cal Fire history, is the result of an investigation spanning three years and involving 80 investigators who performed "significant surveillance," said Shane Cunningham, Cal Fire's chief of law enforcement.