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July 9, 2018
TEMECULA – State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) and the City of Temecula are hosting a FREE Senior Scam Stopper Seminar on July 27th. One in five seniors has been a victim of fraud and seniors are the most targeted group. In addition, new scams are developed every day. A panel of experts...
June 22, 2018
In this Issue: Senator Stone on the Issues | Senator Stone Presents Veterans Service Awards | Senator Names Big and Small Business of the Year | Senator Stone stands up for the People of California | Welcome to the Senate Floor | Visiting Sacramento | DMV to Open on some Saturdays | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move
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...

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September 12, 2017
Sacramento – Senate Bill 554 by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. This bill will allow Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants in California to prescribe buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction. A 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and...
September 5, 2017
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 –...
August 28, 2017
(Sacramento, Ca.) -- As temperatures soar across California this week, it is important to drink plenty of water and to make sure your children do the same. In addition please check on your elderly neighbors and friends to make sure they are keeping cool. Of course, it is important never to leave...
August 21, 2017
Assembly Bill 1250, introduced by Assembly member Reggie Jones-Sawyer, a Democrat from Los Angeles, is a blatant power grab by the leadership of two of the largest public employee unions in California, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
August 18, 2017
Perhaps when the eclipse is over, the State Legislature and Governor Brown will see the light of day when it comes to what needs to be done to make California great once again.
August 17, 2017
(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) has resigned from the California Legislative Jewish Caucus. As the only Republican member of the Jewish Caucus, Senator Stone said: “When I was invited to join the Jewish Caucus, I was expressly told that it was a non-partisan Caucus, and...
August 17, 2017
In this Issue: Stone Sentinel - August 2017 Edition | Darkening Skies over Sacramento | Welcome Consuelo Arias to Team Stone | Team Stone on the Move | Thanks to our great interns
August 16, 2017
Senator Stone added another valuable member to the team this month with the addition of Consuelo Arias, who will serve as a District Representative. Consuelo grew up in Whittier. She attended UC Riverside and graduated with a degree in Political Science/International Relations. While completing her...
July 18, 2017
In this Issue: Senator Stone opposed the Cap and Trade Bill | Senator Stone calls for bipartisanship in Sacramento | Senator Stone responds to California’s record budget bill | SB 644, to increase penalties for drinking boaters, sent to Governor’s desk | Speaking up for the People of California | Senator Stone honors “Assistance League of Temecula Valley” as Nonprofit of the Year | Senator Stone adjourns Senate in memory of 2012 Temecula Chaparral High grad killed in collision | Busy Days in Sacramento | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move
July 17, 2017
(Sacramento, CA) – The California State Senate today passed an extension of the controversial Cap and Trade program that will result in higher taxes and higher gasoline and energy prices for California consumers. The legislation, AB 398, authored by Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella); and AB...

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September 14, 2016
In this Issue: Legislation signed to help restore the Salton Sea | Senator Stone’s bills, signed by Gov. Brown, will improve health of Californians | That’s a Wrap | Supporting laws that benefits working families and taxpayers | Standing up for hard-working Californians | SB 32 will cost California jobs, make housing even more unaffordable | Popular Senior Scam Seminars return in October | “There Ought to be a Law” competition underway | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move
September 12, 2016
State Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta) is hosting a FREE Senior Scam Seminar on October 14 in Blythe.
September 12, 2016
Today, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 1066 (D-Gonzalez), a measure that will require farmers to pay overtime after eight hours or 40 hours per week. Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) issued the following statement:
September 7, 2016
High School Students encouraged to propose legislation to be introduced by Senator Stone
September 6, 2016
State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Temecula) and the City of Lake Elsinore are hosting a FREE Senior Scam Seminar on October 7.
August 31, 2016
Senate Bill 1229, joint-authored by State Senators Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta) and, has been signed by Governor Jerry Brown.
August 30, 2016
The office of Sen. Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta) and California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) are holding a free, public financial literacy seminar for businesses on Sept. 26.
August 30, 2016
Senate Bill 1261 by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta), was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. This bill will expand medical care to California residents by allowing out-of-state doctors to volunteer their time and skills while visiting the state.
August 26, 2016
Governor Jerry Brown, on Friday, signed Senate Bill 1416 by Senator Jeff Stone (R-LaQuinta), that will allow Californians to help restore the Salton Sea.
August 25, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone’s (R-Riverside) monthly “First Friday” will take place from noon until 3 p.m. on Friday, September 9th, in Idyllwild. The monthly informal gatherings for coffee and conversation are your chance to meet with members of the Senator’s staff to discuss ideas, issues and concerns that...

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July 7, 2015
(Sacramento, CA) – In In the wake of the tragic killing of a young woman in San Francisco last week by a convicted felon who had previously been deported from the United States five times, State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today submitted legislation that will require all of California’...
June 19, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) issued the following statement in response to the passage of the revised State Budget today:
June 18, 2015
A resolution authored by Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) supporting a long-term solution for peace and security in the Middle East, including a nuclear-free Iran, passed the California State Senate on Thursday, June 18, with wide bi-partisan support.
June 15, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) issued the following statement about the State Budget acted on by the California State Senate:
June 12, 2015
In this Issue: Welcome to the June Edition | “Right to Try” legislation passes Senate unanimously | A passionate speaker about legislation that matters to you | Getting the vote count done | Senator Stone adds his expertise to the vaccine bill | @SenJeffStone | Senior Scam seminars draw good crowds in Indio, Murrieta | Weekly Capitol Update | Around the Capitol | Jeff in the District
June 5, 2015
June 6, 2015 marks the 71st anniversary of D-Day, the massive Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France. On that day in 1944 more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coastline at places named Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach and Sword...
June 3, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) issued the following statement today following Senate passage of California Climate Change legislative package.
May 26, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Temecula) made the following speech on the Senate floor in support of Senate Bill 358 which calls for gender equality for women in the workforce. SB 358 passed today out of the Senate chambers with all 14 Senate Republicans voting in support of it. Senator Stone has served 23...
May 21, 2015
Today, a Senate budget subcommittee took action in support of developmentally disabled Californians who rely on the state for services that enable them to live and work in communities of their choosing.
May 11, 2015
In this Issue: “Right to Try” bill receives bi-partisan support in Senate committees | Telephone Town Hall to explain how to preserve the right to Fire Fee refund | First bill passes the Senate with unanimous vote | After his first defeat, Senator Stone vows to work even harder for California families | Senator names Lisa Houston 28th District “Woman of the Year” | Senator Stone opposes removing Father Junipero Serra statue from U.S. Capitol | Senator Stone applauds the state’s sustainable vineyards and touts Temecula Wine Country | Senator Stone to host “Senior Scam Stopper” seminars in May | Senator Stone calls on taxes to be used for their intended purposes | Senator Stone calls for an increase in education funding, not the Starting Wage | Jeff in the District

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