"There Ought to Be A Law" competition deadline extended

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Sacramento, Ca. -- Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) announced today that the deadline for this year’s “There Ought to Be a Law” competition has been extend until December 22nd.

“We have gotten so many excellent entries, that I’m looking forward to seeing what other great ideas might come in during the next few weeks,” Senator Stone said.

“There Ought to Be a Law” is open to all high school students – grades 9-12 – in the 28th Senate District. The contest encourages students to submit ideas for improving the quality of life in Riverside County and the State of California.

You can download an entry form or fill out the form on-line at the Senator’s website: www.Senate.CA.Gov/Stone .

“I will choose at least one of the entries and begin the process of creating legislation to be considered by the California Senate and Assembly and, hopefully, signed by the Governor,” Senator Stone said.

In early 2018 Senator Stone will visit the school of the author of the winning entry to further discuss details of the legislation.

The winner and a parent will be invited to Sacramento to testify on behalf of their proposed legislation.

High school principals, teachers and staff can contact John Hunneman, Senator Stone’s communications director, for additional information.  Email him at john.hunneman@sen.ca.gov or call him at 951-894-3530.