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June 14, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. -- Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today issued the following statement regarding the Democrat majority-vote budget bill: “The budget passed by the legislature today has much to offer, but falls far short of being the best it could be for the hard-working people of...
May 31, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. -- Senate Bill 1264, by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside), was passed unanimously by the State Senate today. The bill will provide Medi-Cal coverage for hypertension medication management services provided by an advanced practice pharmacist. “Hyper-tension is one of the major...
May 29, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. – Senate Bill 1254 by Senator Jeff Stone’s (R-Riverside County) to require a pharmacist at a hospital to obtain an accurate medication profile for each high-risk patient admitted to that hospital passed the Senate today with unanimous, bi-partisan support. Senator Stone accepted...
May 22, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. -- Senate Bill 1202 by Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside), which secures an additional level of transparency on reporting requirements for local agencies, was passed unanimously by the State Senate on Monday, May 21st. In order to measure the success of the development impact fees,...
May 15, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) this week announced he has named two pillars of the community to be his choice for Big and Small Businesses of the Year (Western District) in the 28th Senate District. The Lake Elsinore Storm has been selected as the Big Business of the Year...
May 11, 2018
(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) released the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s release of the May Revision to his proposed 2018-19 state budget: “Governor Brown should be commended for showing fiscal restraint and placing most of the projected...
May 10, 2018
Sacramento, Ca – Three bills by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) cleared important committee votes this week and are moving on for further consideration. The bills each passed the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance with bipartisan support and no opposition. “It’s always good...
May 9, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. -- Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) has announced the recipients of his 2018 Veterans Service Awards. Ten veterans -- five from Southwest County and five from the Coachella Valley -- will be honored at ceremonies later this month in Wildomar and Palm Desert. “We had a record...
May 3, 2018
Sacramento, Ca -- Senate Bill 1146 by Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) to protect crime victims from harassment by incarcerated individuals today received unanimous support from the State Senate. The bill would give prison officials the authority to open and inspect outgoing mail from...
May 1, 2018
The California Association For Nurse Practitioners today formally recognized Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside) as the 2017 CANP Advocate of the Year at their Annual Lobby Day event at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel.

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December 20, 2017
In this Issue: Holiday Spirit Fills the 28th Senate District | Senator Stone to Introduce Broad-Based Tax Reform Proposal | Senator Stone welcomes Senate Fellow to his Sacramento office | Senator Stone announces availability of Senate fellowships | “There Ought to Be a Law” competition deadline extended | Senator Stone names BMW Management, owners of Sizzler Restaurants, Large Business of the Year | Senator Stone names The Mill his 2017 Small Business of the Year | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move
December 14, 2017
Sacramento, Ca. -- On Tuesday, December 19th, Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) will present his 2017 Small Business of the Year Award (East District) to Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse of Rancho Mirage. “Since opening in 2002, Babe’s Bar-B-Que has been well known as an outstanding supporter...
December 12, 2017
(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) will propose legislation to help hard-working middle class families in anticipation of changes in federal tax law. The key provisions of Senator Stone’s legislation – called the Saving the Middle class Against Rising Taxes (SMART) Act –...
December 11, 2017
Sacramento, Ca. -- On Thursday, December 14th, Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) will present his 2017 Small Business of the Year Award to The Mill restaurant of Murrieta , and owners Linda Westfall and Adam Bouvet. “Since opening more than two decades ago in Downtown Murrieta, The Mill has...
December 11, 2017
Sacramento, Ca. -- On Thursday, December 14th, Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) will present his 2017 Large Business of the Year Award to BMW Management, owners and operators of Sizzler restaurants in the 28th Senate District and across California. “It is an honor to present this award to...
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...
December 7, 2017
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today announced the availability of applications for the 2018-19 California Senate Fellows program. The program provides college graduates an opportunity to become full-time Senate staff members at the state Capitol in Sacramento for 11 months beginning in...
December 6, 2017
Sacramento, Ca. – Senator Jeff Stone is proud to announce the addition of Nicolas Gauthier, a California Senate Fellow, to his staff for the coming year. Nicolas, who is from Grass Valley, served 10 years in the Unites States Army including tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a...
November 30, 2017
INDIO – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) will host a Holiday Open House on Friday, December 15th. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Senator Stone’s District Office located at 45-125 Smurr Street in Indio The event will offer the...
November 29, 2017
Senator Jeff Stone and Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez will host a Holiday Open House on Thursday, December 14th. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Murrieta Spectrum, located at 25125 Madison Avenue, Suite 105, in Murrieta.

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December 9, 2016
In this Issue: Season’s Greetings for Senator Stone and his staff | Helping During the Holiday Season | Upcoming Events for District 28 | Applications being accepted for California Senate Fellows program | Jeff in the District | On the Road with Team Stone
December 6, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) has joined forces with The Mill Restaurant of Murrieta to hold a “Sock Drive” during the holiday season. New socks can be dropped off at five locations in Southwest Riverside County, and at the Senator’s District office in Indio, to be donated to the homeless...
December 2, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone’s District Office in Indio is collecting toys and food during the holiday season.
November 22, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today announced the availability of applications for the 2017-18 California Senate Fellows program. The program provides college graduates an opportunity to become full-time Senate staff members at the state Capitol in Sacramento for 11 months beginning in...
November 14, 2016
“I was saddened to hear of the passing of Jack Brown over the weekend,” said Senator Stone. “As a businessman he was a champion of the Inland Empire, helping to grow Stater Brothers to 192 stores and employ thousands of area residents. Jack’s charitable work and positive attitude made a difference...
November 14, 2016
In this Issue: Stone Sentinel - November 2016 Edition | Deadline for “There Ought to Be a Law“ Contest approaches | Senator scores high marks from CalChamber | Senator Stone Receives 100% Ranking from Leading State Taxpayer Organization | Senator Stone Receives Perfect Score from Leading California Business Group | Senator Stone receives high mark from Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move
November 2, 2016
Have you ever said to yourself, “There ought to be a law….”? Once again this year high school students from Senator Stone’s 28th California Senate District are being encouraged to propose legislation that may become law in California. “There ought to be a law” is open to all high school students –...
October 28, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R- La Quinta) is one of just seven state senators to post a perfect 17-0 mark in the 2016 California Chamber of Commerce Vote Record of Major Bills. CalChamber released the results of their 42nd annual vote record this week. “This record of my votes honors the promise I made...
October 24, 2016
In response to the Pentagon’s efforts to have members of the California National Guard pay back enlistment bonuses, Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta) issued the following statement: “Our men and women who serve in our armed services are heroes, and that’s why I believe the effort by the Pentagon to...
October 18, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta) is one of just nine of the 40 California State Senators to receive a grade of “A” on the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association’s 2016 Legislative Report Card. The annual report grades lawmakers on their votes on issues important to taxpayers. It is intended as a non-...

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December 7, 2015
In this Issue: A Holiday message from Senator Stone | Senator Stone hosts Holiday events | Remembering Pearl Harbor | There Ought to be a Law | Jeff in the District | Team Stone at Work
December 4, 2015
I urge all Americans to pause and remember the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which took place on December 7, 1941. More than 2,400 soldiers, sailors and Marines were killed during the Japanese sneak attack that led to the United States entrance into World War II. On that day, more...
December 2, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) will hold a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16th at his District Office in Indio. Those attending are encouraged to bring unwrapped toys or non-perishable food items to be donated to FIND Food Bank which provides services to...
November 30, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today announced the availability of applications for the 2016-2017 California Senate Fellows program . The program provides college graduates an opportunity to become full-time Senate staff members at the state Capitol in Sacramento for 11 months beginning in...
November 23, 2015
Many of us know the first Thanksgiving was a harvest celebration in Massachusetts attended by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians in 1621. However, you may not know California has a rich Thanksgiving tradition that dates back to the founding of our state. In November 1850, Governor Peter H...
November 20, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Welcome | Senator Stone gets high mark from Howard Jarvis Association | Veterans Day statement from State Senator Jeff Stone | With heavy rains predicted, now is the time to prepare | There Ought to be a Law | “Tis the season for Scam Artists” | Jeff in the District | Team Stone at Work
November 10, 2015
We must do everything that we can to make sure our Veterans get the care, training and jobs they both need and deserve. Let us continue to honor our Veterans, not just on this day, but every day. And let us never forget the debt we owe to each and every one of them.
October 29, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside) is one of just seven of the 40 California State Senators to receive an “A” on the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association’s 2015 Legislative Report Card. The annual report grades lawmakers on their votes on issues important to taxpayers. It is intended as a non-partisan...
October 26, 2015
With an El Niño predicted for the coming months, Senator Jeff Stone, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is urging Californians to purchase flood insurance now, even if they live in areas that have not flooded previously. Four years of drought have left California with dry, hard-...
October 21, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Welcome | ICYMI – Senator Stone speaks out for working families, California businesses | “There Ought to be a Law” | 2015 Southern California Energy + Water Summit | Meet the Mayors | Jeff in the District | Back by popular demand – Senior Scam Stopper | Election Day is Nov. 3rd – Are you registered to vote? | Team Stone at Work

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