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July 05, 2019

By Senator Ben Hueso / July 5, 2019

As excerpted from Coronado Eagle & Journal

Press Releases
June 13, 2019

Sacramento, CA – June 13, 2019 - Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) announced today that the State Legislature passed a balanced and on-time 2019-2020 State Budget:

Press Releases
May 22, 2019

Sacramento, CA – May 22, 2019 – California Promise Zone residents would have the opportunity to establish or better their credit by having their rent payments reported to credit bureaus under a bill advancing through the State Legislature. Senate Bill No.

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May 21, 2019

Sacramento, CA – May 21, 2019 – The California State Senate yesterday voted unanimously to pass legislation seeking to allow the use of medical cannabis in healthcare facilities for Californians who are terminally ill. Senate Bill No. 305, authored by Sen.

Press Releases
May 13, 2019

Sacramento, CA – May 13, 2019 – California is one step closer to ending robocall scams after the State Senate today voted to advance SB 208, the Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019.

Press Releases
April 12, 2019

San Diego, CA – April 12, 2019 – In response to the report entitled “Wildfires and Climate Change: California’s Energy Future” released today by Governor Gavin Newsom, Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee, issued the following statement:

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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