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Press Releases
September 23, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Governor Newsom has signed into law Senator Ben Hueso’s (D-San Diego) bill to protect the fiscal solvency of California cities by allowing them to renegotiate significant amounts of debt accrued through their redevelopment agencies (RDAs).

Press Releases
August 20, 2021

SACRAMENTO – This week the State Legislature celebrated California Small Business Day 2021, an annual event organized by the California Small Business Association to recognize and celebrate the vast contributions of small businesses to the state.

Press Releases
June 25, 2021

IMPERIAL VALLEY – Senator Ben Hueso is thrilled to announce he has recognized Imperial Valley Food Bank (IVFB) as 2021 Nonprofit of the Year for California’s 40th Senate District.

Press Releases
May 20, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Today, May 20, 2021, is National STOP THE BLEED Day, a call to action for people across the country to learn how to save lives by becoming trained on stopping traumatic bleeding.

Press Releases
May 04, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Today California gubernatorial candidate John Cox kicked off a three-day, statewide campaign bus tour in which he is exploiting a live bear as a political prop. In response, Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), author of the Circus Cruelty Prevention Act of 2019, issued the following statement:

Press Releases
April 30, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate yesterday unanimously approved Senator Ben Hueso’s (D-San Diego) bill to designate August 26th of each year as “California Farmworker Day.”

About Senator Hueso

Ben Hueso was elected as California State Senator for the 40th District in March of 2013. He represents the cities of Imperial Beach, Chula Vista, National City and portions of the City of San Diego and Imperial County.

In January 2017, Senator Hueso was reappointed by the Senate pro Tempore to serve as Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications. He was also reappointed to the Senate Veterans Affairs, Banking and Financial Institutions, Insurance, Natural Resources and Water, and Governmental Organization Committees.

Since assuming office, Senator Hueso has worked extensively on initiatives regarding water quality..

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