In the Media

Press Releases

September 9, 2021

SACRAMENTO – At the end of life, some of our most vulnerable members of society live in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), and more than 9,000 of those residents lost their lives due to COVID-19 in California since March 2020.  The large number of nursing home deaths have led a number of state lawmakers to focus on the conditions inside nursing homes, including reviewing the cost of letting unwieldy corporate profiteering go unexamined and unchecked.  

Press Releases

August 27, 2021

SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Los Angeles) chair and vice chair of Joint Legislative Emergency Management Committee released a report today calling for immediate action and state investment to prevent continuing inequities resulting from mounting climate disasters.

Press Releases

July 22, 2021

SACRAMENTO -- Yesterday the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management chaired by Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) heard testimony from journalists, researchers and advocates that the risks of climate disaster fall disproportionately on our most vulnerable residents, especially women and people of color.

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.