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Press Releases
November 20, 2018

San Diego, CA – November 20, 2018 – State Senator Ben Hueso (D-40th District) kicked off the holiday season by hosting six turkey drive events over the past week, providing turkeys to approximately 350 families in need throughout San Diego and Imperial counties.

Press Releases
September 28, 2018

Sacramento, CA – September 28, 2018 – This afternoon Governor Brown signed legislation authored by Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) and sponsored by the City of San Diego that would provide state resources for disadvantaged communities designated within California’s Promise Zones and Opportunity Zones. Senate Bill No.

Press Releases
September 27, 2018

Sacramento, CA – September 27, 2018 – With the stroke of his pen, Governor Brown today signed into law a bill by Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) to improve access to justice for a significant number of Californians by allowing small claims courts in the state to provide interpreters to Limited English Proficient court users during any a

Press Releases
September 26, 2018

Sacramento, CA – September 26, 2018 –  A new law in California will authorize the state to adopt a biomethane procurement program if it is found to be cost-effective, beneficial to ratepayers, and in advancement of the state’s  environmental and energy policies.

Press Releases
September 24, 2018

Sacramento, CA – September 24, 2018 – Over the weekend Governor Brown signed into law a bill that seeks to prevent childhood lead exposure and help localities better understand its sources. Senate Bill No.

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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