Posts Tagged ‘ State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) ’

Jackson praises more than 100 after-school programs that are making healthy eating, exercise a priority

Jackson praises more than 100 after-school programs that are making healthy eating, exercise a priority

SACRAMENTO — As a result of legislation authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  to curb childhood obesity, the California Department of Education has just released the names of more than 100 additional California after-school programs that have received recognition for encouraging healthy eating and exercise. This year, 103 after-school programs – including 20 in...
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Governor Signs Jackson Bill to Provide Job-Protected Leave for New Parents

Governor Signs Jackson Bill to Provide Job-Protected Leave for New Parents

SACRAMENTO –  In a signing ceremony today focusing on legislation that affects women, children and families and attended by members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) that will allow millions more California parents to take time off to care for a newborn without...
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Governor Signs Jackson Bill to Clean Up Beaches, Plug Old, Leaking Oil Wells

Governor Signs Jackson Bill to Clean Up Beaches, Plug Old, Leaking Oil Wells

SACRAMENTO — Governor Brown has just signed a bill authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  to monitor and cap California’s old, abandoned and leaking oil wells. Senate Bill 44, the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act, will require the California State Lands Commission to monitor and plug old “orphaned” oil wells...
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California Members of Congress Urge Governor to Sign Jackson Title IX Bill

California Members of Congress Urge Governor to Sign Jackson Title IX Bill

SACRAMENTO – Thirty members of California’s Congressional Delegation have issued a letter urging Governor Brown to sign Senate Bill 169, a bill authored by  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) that would codify federal Title IX civil rights protections in state law. (A copy of the complete letter is attached.) “As members of Congress, we hear...
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Jackson Issues Statement on DeVos Announcement to Rescind Title IX Protections

Jackson Issues Statement on DeVos Announcement to Rescind Title IX Protections

Jackson Urges Brown to Sign Her Bill, SB 169, To Codify Title IX Guidelines SACRAMENTO – Following the announcement this morning by federal Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that the Trump Administration made the decision to rescind Obama-era guidelines on Title IX and student sexual assault and harassment, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  issued...
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Jackson’s SB 63, New Parent Leave Act, Passes Off Senate Floor, Heads to Governor’s Desk

Jackson’s SB 63, New Parent Leave Act, Passes Off Senate Floor, Heads to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO — SB 63, a bill authored by  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  to provide 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected maternity and paternity leave for Californians who work for smaller employers of 20 or more, passed the Assembly floor today on a 51-15 vote. The bill now heads back to the Senate for concurrence. SB...
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Jackson Bill SB 169 Passes Assembly Floor, Heads Back to Senate

Jackson Bill SB 169 Passes Assembly Floor, Heads Back to Senate

SACRAMENTO – While the Trump Administration works to roll back Obama-era efforts protecting students from sex discrimination and sexual assault on campuses under Title IX, the California legislature passed SB 169, a bill authored by  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  that will codify these civil rights protections into state law. The bill passed...
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Jackson Bills SB 44 and SB 290 Pass Assembly Floor and Head to Governor’s Desk

Jackson Bills SB 44 and SB 290 Pass Assembly Floor and Head to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO – Two key coastal protection bills authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) , SB 44 (Coastal Oil Wells) and SB 290 (Marine Entanglement), passed the Assembly floor with a 76-0 vote and 60-15 vote, respectively on Sept. 7 Senate Bill 44, the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act, will require that...
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Jackson And De León Issue Statement On Trump Roll Back Of Title IX Protections

Jackson And De León Issue Statement On Trump Roll Back Of Title IX Protections

SACRAMENTO — Following the announcement (Sept. 7) by federal Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that the Trump Administration would be rolling back Obama-era guidelines on Title IX and student sexual assault and harassment, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statements: “Let’s be clear, today’s...
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Jackson bill to protect scientists, scientific data passes off assembly floor

Jackson bill to protect scientists, scientific data passes off assembly floor

SACRAMENTO – Introduced in response to threats by the Trump Administration, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to protect scientists and scientific research from censorship or destruction passed off the Assembly floor today on a 59-13 vote. Senate Bill 51, known as the Whistleblower and Public Data Protection Act, now heads back to...
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Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

SACRAMENTO – Today, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) announced she will be introducing legislation to prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry. Jackson will be amending a prior bill to address this issue, SB 224, once the California Legislature returns from its summer recess on August 21. Jackson is introducing this bill in the...
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State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

SACRAMENTO – In response to President Trump’s recent executive order opening the door to expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters off the California coast, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to prohibit new pipelines or other infrastructure needed to support new federal oil and gas development passed out of the...
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State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson selects the Environmental Defense Center as her Non-Profit of the Year

State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson selects the Environmental Defense Center as her Non-Profit of the Year

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will honor the Environmental Defense Center as her 2017 Non-profit of the Year in the second annual California Nonprofits Day in Sacramento today. Formed in the wake of the devastating Santa Barbara oil spill, the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) is a non-profit environmental law firm that works...
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State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson’s Bill to Ensure Healthy After School Program for Kids Advances

State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson’s Bill to Ensure Healthy After School Program for Kids Advances

SB 55 seeks to build on an existing program created by Jackson legislation to prevent childhood obesity SACRAMENTO – A bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to extend a program that encourages healthy eating and exercise in California’s after school programs passed out of the Assembly Education Committee on a bipartisan vote and now heads...
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State Sen. Jackson, Assemblymember Limón praise decision to study cleaner alternatives to Puente Power Project

State Sen. Jackson, Assemblymember Limón praise decision to study cleaner alternatives to Puente Power Project

SACRAMENTO — State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) praised the recent decision by the California Energy Commission to allow the California Independent System Operator (CalISO) to study the feasibility of clean energy alternatives to the proposed Puente Power Project in Oxnard. The proposed natural gas plant is slated for...
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