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March 19, 2018
(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today announced he has submitted amendments to his proposed legislation to eliminate state income taxes for individuals earning less than $100,000 per year and married couples earning more than $200,000 while requiring part-time residents...
March 15, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. -- Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) joined colleagues on the Budget Committee today in listening to testimony from community service providers who care for people with disabilities such as severe autism or epilepsy. Payment rates for these services are typically set under...
March 12, 2018
Tammy Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Oak Grove Center, was honored as the Woman of the Year in the 28th Senate District by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County).
February 22, 2018
In this Issue: Senator Stone Introduces 2018 Legislative Package | Senator Stone Introduces Legislation for Tax Relief and to deter Metal Theft | Nominations now being accepted for Senator Stone’s Veterans Service Awards | Senator Stone presents Large Business of the Year to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino | Senator Stone Earns 100% Mark from National Federation of Independent Business | Senator Stone spoke in favor of AB 403 to protect sexual harassment victims | Senator Stone was a guest the KRLA AM 870 | Meet the Senator | Team Stone on the Move
February 16, 2018
(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today introduced legislation – SB 1352 – to substantially reduce state tax rates for Californian’s working families. Also called the Saving Money And Reducing Taxes (SMART) Act, SB 1352 will make the first $100,000 of income exempt from...
February 14, 2018
(Sacramento, CA) – In an effort to combat a rising level of thieves stealing valuable metals like copper, iron and steel, Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) has introduced Senate Bill 1161. Metal theft has become an increasing problem for local businesses and farmers due to the high value of...
February 12, 2018
(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today introduced Senate Bill 1091, a measure that gives homeowners whose property was destroyed in a natural disaster in 2017 or 2018 relief from reassessment of replacement properties. “If a family had their home destroyed in the fires,...
February 6, 2018
Sacramento, Ca. -- On Friday, February 9th, Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) will present his 2017 Large Business of the Year Award (East District) to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. “Fantasy Springs, including their Tribe and Staff, are being honored as a pillar in our community,” said...
February 5, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside) announced this week he has earned a 100 percent mark on the 2017 legislative score card from the National Federation of Independent Business -- California (NFIB/CA), the leading voice for small business in California. Senator Stone is one of just 11...
February 5, 2018
Nominations are now being accepted from individuals and groups for the 2018 Veterans Service Awards presented by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County).

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May 4, 2017
In response to today’s vote in the House of Representatives to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Senator Stone issued the following statement:
April 28, 2017
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) issued the following statement today after Governor Jerry Brown signed SB-1, the largest gas tax increase in state history:
April 18, 2017
In this Issue: Senator Stone stands against California becoming a Sanctuary State | Senator opposed SB 1 and new taxes that will hurt the working poor, middle class families and farmers | Senator Stone’s legislation, resolution, move forward | Senator Stone honored for his work in the Legislature | Veterans Service Award Nominations Deadline is extended | Visiting the State Capitol | Busy days in Sacramento | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move
April 17, 2017
Now that Senate Bill 1 is awaiting the Governor's signature or veto, Senator Stone today issued the following statement: "Senate Bill 1 will increase taxes on the people of California who already pay the highest taxes in the nation. "The bill will add 12 cents a gallon to the gasoline tax, which is...
April 5, 2017
With the exception of just two years in the State Assembly, Democrats have held legislative majorities in California for nearly half a century. What does our state have to show for this?
March 29, 2017
In response to a tentative agreement on transportation tax increases reached today among Senate Democrats, Assembly Democrats and Governor Jerry Brown, Senator Jeff Stone (R-28th District) released the following statement:
March 27, 2017
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) was the recipient of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Public Health Excellence Award at the 2017 American Pharmacist Association (APhA) Annual Meeting and Exposition held this past weekend in San Francisco. The award was presented by Rear...

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June 15, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) today issued the following statement regarding the Democrat majority-vote budget bill:
June 10, 2016
In this Issue: Standing up for Veterans, Seniors and College Students | Senator Stone stands up for Constitutional Rights | 2016 Veterans Service Awards | Speaking up for all Californians | California’s Budget: Making sure Taxpayers get their money’s worth | Observing Memorial Day and honoring the Greatest Generation | D-Day remembered | June 14th is Flag Day | Senator fights for fixing roads, not new buildings for State workers | Jeff in the Capitol | Staff Update: Darrell Connerton joins Senator Stone’s team | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move
May 27, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone’s (R-Riverside) next monthly “First Friday” will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 3, 2016 at two locations in the 28th District.
May 27, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta) today condemned the failure of the Senate Appropriations Committee to pass three key tax bills aimed at helping senior citizens, veterans and college students.
May 26, 2016
(Sacramento, CA) – After Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald associated staggering wait times at VA hospitals across the country with people waiting in line for rides at Disneyland, Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta) called for McDonald’s immediate resignation and issued the following statement...
May 25, 2016
Helping restore the American Dream in California starts with working to make California affordable.
May 25, 2016
Senator Stone, who has been a Member of the Budget Committee since he was first elected in 2014, issued the following statement in response to this morning’s proceeding:
May 19, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside) today issued the following statement regarding several anti-gun bills that were passed by the State Senate this morning:
May 13, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside) issued the following statement and video in response to Governor Brown's revised 2016-2017 State Budget proposal.
May 12, 2016
In this Issue: Senator’s bills to provide tax relief for veterans and seniors and ease the burden of college tuition gain bipartisan support | Senator Stone stands up for the 2nd Amendment | A Voice for the People | “There Ought to be a Law” competition winner testifies | Taking a stand | Senator Stone stands up for small businesses | Helping to Restore the Salton Sea | Around the Capitol | Jeff in the District | Team Stone on the Move

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March 3, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) recently introduced legislation that will make California’s roads safer and potentially save lives. Senate Bill 737 would double the fine for texting while driving and also add one point to the driver’s record. Currently the fine for a first time offender is...
February 27, 2015
click for full size copy State Senator Jeff Stone and the Murrieta Valley Chamber of Commerce invite the public to attend the grand opening ceremony for the Senator’s new Southwest Office from 5:30 to 7 30 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. The office is located at 25186 Hancock Avenue, Suite 320, in...
February 26, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) recently introduced legislation that will reduce political patronage and save the taxpayers of California several million dollars. Where allowed by law, Senate Bill 281 will set the annual salary of members of more than a dozen state boards and commissions at...
February 11, 2015
In his continued effort to support small businesses in Riverside County and across California, Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) -- in partnership with the Indio East Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau -- is bringing Facebook to the Coachella Valley. On Friday, March 27th,...
February 10, 2015
In this Issue: The Stone Sentinel | Stone sworn into office in December | Stone Appointed to Key Committees | Stone Diving Into Budget Debate | Senator assembles a veteran staff | Three offices now open to serve the 28th District | Senator remembers Dr. Martin Luther King | Opening Diamond Valley Lake will bring jobs, recreation to Southwest Riverside County | Senator introduces “Right to Try” bill to assist terminally ill | Remembering the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz | Senator attends ceremony for fallen members of Riverside Police Department | Jeff in the District
February 2, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) recently introduced legislation that will provide hope to California residents suffering with terminal illnesses by allowing physicians to prescribe or recommend treatments that have not yet completed the lengthy process of government approval. Senate Bill...
January 29, 2015
In a unanimous 35-0 vote in the State Senate this morning, Senate Resolution 10 authored by Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) officially commemorated January 27, 2015 as the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp while forever remembering the loss of six million Jewish people in the Holocaust.
January 27, 2015
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) used the historic occasion of the introduction of his first bill as a Senator to help fulfill promises made to the people of his district two decades ago during construction of Diamond Valley Lake.
January 22, 2015
Sacramento – On Thursday, Jan. 22, Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) adjourned the session of the Senate in the memory of Sultan, a law enforcement K-9 who was killed in action this week near Hemet. “Ladies and gentlemen I rise today to adjourn in memory of a law enforcement K-9 named Sultan...
January 9, 2015
In his unveiling of the proposed 2015-2016 State Budget, Governor Brown outlined a plan to keep avoid fee increases for college students, a commitment to continue paying down the state’s enormous debt and put more money into the state reserve fund as required under Proposition 2. Senator Jeff Stone...

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