Press Releases

June 27, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2012) –Assemblymember Ben Hueso honored AZ1 Lutheran M. Carter today in Sacramento at the 2012 Veterans Recognition Luncheon. Petty Officer Carter, stationed at the Naval Base Coronado, serves in the U.S. Navy’s Aviation Maintenance Administration.

“Petty Officer Carter is an exemplary choice for the 79th Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year,” said Assemblymember Hueso. “He has shown his dedication to serving our country not only as a model sailor but as a community volunteer. I am proud to honor his courage and accomplishments.”

June 11, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2011) –Assemblymember Ben Hueso has selected Cal Marine, an industrial cleaning company in Barrio Logan, as the 79th Assembly District's Small Business of the Year. Cal Marine, owned by community leaders Matt and Hazel Carr provides the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Cruise Lines and industrial/commercial businesses with the services of Tank Cleaning, Mechanical Cleaning, Oil Flushing & Hydro-blasting.

May 07, 2012

California Latino Caucus honors Gary Soto and ten others in Assembly ceremony

Sacramento, Calif. (May 7, 2012) – The California Latino Caucus honored the 2012 Latino Spirit Awards recipients today, in a State Capitol ceremony. Gary Soto, one of the eleven honorees, was nominated by Assemblymember Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) for his achievements in art and literature.

April 20, 2012

Sacramento - In this week’s Democratic weekly radio address, Assemblymember Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) honors April 22nd as Earth Day—a day first recognized in 1970 in the beginning of the modern environmental movement—and discusses California’s leadership in environmentally-friendly legislation, technology and organizations. As a member of the Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife, Hueso encourages every Californian to keep our state healthy and clean for years to come.

April 19, 2012

Assemblymember Hueso presented a State Assembly Resolution to San Ysidro School District Superintendent Manuel Paul, naming him Educator of the Year.

March 26, 2012

Working families advocate named 2012 Woman of the Year in the 79th Assembly District


March 09, 2012

Bill co-authored by Vargas and Fletcher shows state's steadfast commitment to remove dangerous drugs from communities

February 06, 2012

Mayor Ponteri spoke about 2008 attacks in his hometown and urged student body to report incidents

January 27, 2012

Bill will provide vital protections and peace of mind to victims and their families

San Diego, Calif. (January 27, 2012) – Assemblymember Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) announced today a bill he plans to introduce at in the state legislature that will protect victims of domestic violence and stalking by authorizing a judge to order the use of GPS monitoring on a perpetrator.

October 24, 2011

The $846,950 grant from HCD was among only 23 awarded throughout the State

San Diego, Calif. - (Today Assemblymember Ben Hueso announced a grant for his district in the amount of $846,950 from the California Department of Housing and Community Development for the construction of Festival Park located in The Village at Market Creek. The project is planned in partnership with the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (JCNI) and the City of San Diego.