National City, CA – Samahan Health Centers, a multi-service health center, has been selected as Nonprofit of the Year for California’s 40th Senate District. Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) nominated the organization for the fifth annual California Nonprofit of the Year awards, being celebrated virtually this year.
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Sacramento, CA – October 1, 2020 – In his final actions on legislation passed this session, California Governor Gavin Newsom last night signed into law Senator Ben Hueso’s (D-San Diego) bill requiring the California Environmental Protection Agency to create a Watershed Action Plan for the Tijuana River Valley.
"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."
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.
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.
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.
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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