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.

SB 46 Would Push Federal Funds to Focus on Equity, Climate and Job Quality

March 12, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) applauded the signing of the American Recovery Plan (ARP), introducing Senate Bill 46 to ensure California’s administration of federal funding incentivizes high road employers to offer better jobs, and addresses economic, racial and climate injustice. 

Funding Comes at Critical time for Struggling Local Small Businesses & Working Families

February 22, 2021

For Immediate Release: February 22, 2021
Contact: Faith Pulido at

SACRAMENTO – Today Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) and his Senate colleagues voted overwhelmingly to send a $9.2 billion stimulus package designed to help working families and small businesses left behind by federal COVID-19 relief to the Governor’s desk.

Emphasizes Better Protections for Medically Vulnerable and Reduced Barriers to Undergrounded Microgrids

January 19, 2021

For Immediate Release: January 19, 2021

Contact: Faith Pulido at

SACRAMENTO –The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today called Southern California Edison’s (SCE) handling of public safety power shutoff (PSPS) events “tactless” and “deficient in meeting the standard its customers deserve.”

January 11, 2021

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2021

Contact: Faith Pulido at (Stern)

SACRAMENTO – State Senators Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) and Tom Umberg (D-Orange County) announced plans today to introduce legislation that would require both the Attorney General and the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) to create units focusing on domestic terrorism.

December 17, 2020

For Immediate Release: December 17th, 2020
Contact: Faith Colburn at

SACRAMENTO – Following the most expensive ballot proposition cycle in California history, Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angles) has introduced SB 90 to help voters know who the main supporters and opponents of initiative measures are at the exact moment they’re filling out their ballot.

Joint Legislative Emergency Management and Senate Natural Resources & Water committees also have jurisdiction over earthquakes, oil and gas, wildlife corridors

December 15, 2020

For Immediate Release: December 15th, 2020
Contact: Faith Colburn at