Palisades Fire Briefing

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 6:30 PM

In the Media

Press Releases

June 7, 2021

Sacramento –The following 12 bills by Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) in areas of homelessness, mental health, worker safety, climate change, wildlife, and accountability for taxpayer-funded nursing homes, power shut offs, and oil/gas pollution  passed off the California State Senate floor last week. 

Press Releases

June 1, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Moving beyond remembrance to action is one of the goals of Senator Henry Stern’s (D-Los Angeles) SB 693, the Never Again Education of 2021, which cleared the full Senate on a bi-partisan 39-0 vote today.

Press Releases

May 27, 2021

SACRAMENTO -- “We need to make a change and today is part of that change,” stated Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles), the Chairman of the Senate Natural Resources & Water Committee and a member of the Senate Wildfire Working Group in a press conference to announce the Blueprint for a Fire Safe California.

Press Releases

April 27, 2021

SACRAMENTO – At the end of life, some of our most vulnerable members of society live in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), more than 9,000 of whom lost their lives due to COVID-19 in California over the last year.  The large number of nursing home deaths have led a number of state lawmakers to focus on the conditions inside nursing homes, including focusing on the cost of letting unwieldy corporate profiteering go unexamined and unchecked.  

Press Releases

April 14, 2021

SACRAMENTO – “This is just the beginning.” 

That's how Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles), the Chairman of the Senate Natural Resources & Water Committee and a member of the Senate Wildfire Working Group reacted to the Legislature’s passage of and the Governor’s signature on a $536 million Early Action Wildfire Budget.

Press Releases

April 14, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Moving beyond remembrance to action is one of the goals of Senator Henry Stern’s (D-Los Angeles) SB 693, the Never Again Education Act of 2021, which cleared the Senate Education Committee today on a unanimous 7-0 vote.

“As our collective memory fades and we lose the last generation of survivors, we must redouble our commitment to educate the next generation and refuse to slip into the same apathy and ignorance that allows hatred to take root,” said Stern.

Press Releases

April 8, 2021

SACRAMENTO – On Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) called for moving beyond remembrance to action, urging passage of SB 693, the Never Again Education of 2021.  The bill would help address the growing knowledge gap among young Americans about the Holocaust and other recent genocides by offering new teaching methods and enhanced resources for teachers and students, to remedy a recent rise in anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial and other acts of hatred.