In Case You Missed It

Gov.'s budget does not address "wall of debt"

May 13, 2016
Senator Stone comments on the May budget revise

Bill by Palm Desert's Senator Aims to Cap Veterans' Property Taxes

May 6, 2016
State Sen. Jeff Stone's SB 1104 was approved by a Senate committee this week.

Will average folks get help from Sacramento? Jon Coupal

May 6, 2016
SB 1126 by Sen. Jeff Stone would eliminate the 2 percent inflation allowance for seniors of modest incomes.

Jerry Brown signs tobacco control bills, lets us breathe easier

May 4, 2016
“Lawmakers who took a stand should be saluted…”

Dog Killer... receives sentence of nearly 4 years

May 3, 2016
“There’s no consequence for treating an animal this way,” Stone said last Friday. “We shouldn’t have to have a horrific event like this for something to happen.”

Bill to reduce drug crime sentences fails in California Senate

April 25, 2016
Sacramento Bee - Despite impassioned pleas by supporters to reverse a policy they argue has disproportionately hurt minorities, legislation to repeal sentencing enhancements for certain drug crimes fell short in the California Senate on Monday.

Senator Stone to be honored by Crime Victims United

April 5, 2016
KESQ - Republican Senator Jeff Stone has been named one of the 'Legislators of the Year' by Crime Victims United, according to a release issued by the senator's office on Tuesday.

IRAQ: Temecula Marine killed in Islamic State rocket attack

March 21, 2016
(The Press-Enterprise) Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin is the second combat death in the campaign against Islamic State militants, according to the U.S. military and Iraqi officials.

JEFF STONE: Rains don't end state's water challenge

March 18, 2016
The Press Enterprise - It has been a good month for California water, but that doesn’t begin to make up for a lousy 10 years of mostly below average rainfall and snowfall and a statewide water system that isn’t working right. The recent storms may be enough to avoid an immediate crisis for many...

Tobacco tragedy prompts support of anti-smoking legislation

March 14, 2016
Los Angeles Times - Stone, a pharmacist, mentioned the Cole story on the Senate floor last week as lawmakers debated landmark anti-smoking legislation. They passed six bills and sent them to a non-committal Gov. Jerry Brown.