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News Articles
July 30, 2020

"California has set ambitious goals for recycling and other environmental priorities, and meeting them requires innovative and cost-effective solutions," said Senator Ben Hueso (D-40), who has advocated for Caltrans to test this material. "Using waste plastic that was otherwise destined for a landfill will not only reduce the cost of road repair and construction, but also increase the strength and durability of our roads."

Press Releases
July 10, 2020

SAN DIEGO – California State Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) yesterday convened a half-day meeting at the South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant between officials from both sides of the border to discuss the binational efforts that are underway to stem the flow of toxic wastewater in the Tijuana River Valley.

News Articles
February 27, 2020

By Senator Ben Hueso / February 27, 2020
By not offering these tax incentives, what message is California sending to our military retirees, who have put their lives on the line to keep us safe? Apparently not a welcoming one, as we are losing military veterans to other states at an alarming rate.

Press Releases
November 26, 2019

San Diego, CA – November 26, 2019 – State Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) kicked off the holiday season by hosting 12 turkey drive events across the 40th Senate District, providing Thanksgiving meals to approximately 700 families in need throughout San Diego and Imperial counties.

Press Releases
October 09, 2019

Sacramento, CA – October 9, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senator Ben Hueso’s (D-San Diego) Coronado Bridge Suicide Prevention Initiative (Senate Bill No. 656).

Press Releases
October 02, 2019

Sacramento, CA – October 2, 2019 – There is good news today out of Sacramento for Californians experiencing record numbers of illegal robocalls. Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law the Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019 (Senate Bill No. 208) by Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego).

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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