Press Releases

April 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO – A coalition of California state legislators today urged the co-chairs of Governor Newsom’s newly formed Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery to consider a “resilience” framework that bolsters the state’s ability to overcome pending climate disasters in addition to COVID-19 and future pandemics.

April 16, 2020

SACRAMENTO – The California Fish and Game Commission will vote today to provide vulnerable mountain lions temporary endangered species status and move mountain lions one step closer to full endangered species status after urgent calls from key legislators emphasized that “[now] is the time to act to save these noble creatures.”

February 19, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Henry Stern (D-Calabasas) and Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) today applauded Governor Newsom’s State of the State call to expand life-saving treatment for gravely disabled homeless Californians in desperate need of care.

Key Legislators Working with Newsom Administration to End Depredation of Endangered Species, Restrict Deadly Poisons and Build Wildlife Corridors

February 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has taken control of the statewide mountain lion depredation process and promised an “all-inclusive strategy” in response to a letter from the chairs of key environmental committees calling for a comprehensive solution to the Southern California mountain lion extinction crisis.

January 10, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Henry Stern (D-Calabasas) issued the following statement applauding Governor Newsom’s announced budget:

“Governor Newsom’s budget advances bold new ideas to fight California’s climate emergency. By advocating the passage of California’s first ever climate resiliency bond, putting $1 billion toward publicly-supported green innovation and committing $2 billion to expand our firefighting corps, harden our homes and protect our communities from disaster, Governor Newsom is placing resiliency at the top of the agenda.

December 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO – On January 1st, five bills authored this year by Senator Henry Stern (D-Calabasas) and signed by Governor Newsom will become state law.

December 23, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Henry Stern (D-Calabasas) is encouraging local residents to take a moment this month and see if the State Controller’s office is holding onto money in their name. In areas represented by Senator Stern, about $751 million in property – most of which is money in bank accounts, uncashed cashier’s checks and stocks – is waiting to be claimed.