Press Releases

January 10, 2018

SACRAMENTOSenator Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D-West Covina) released the following statement reacting to Governor Jerry Brown’s initial budget proposal.

December 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America initiated litigation challenging Senate Bill 17.

Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D. issued the following statement:

November 1, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) has honored Gary Baca’s business “Counter Point Public Adjusting” as the 22nd Senate District’s 2017 Small Business of the Year in recognition of its long-standing support of the community and commitment to customer service and high business ethics.

October 30, 2017

The 2017 Veterans Service Awards Honorees from the San Gabriel Valley are being recognized for their service and impact on our community

October 24, 2017

Author of drug pricing transparency bill in California invited to speak during the National Academy for State Health Policy in Portland

October 9, 2017

SB 17 sets national health care policy, bringing transparency to Big Pharma

October 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On Monday, October 9, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr will sign Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez’ Senate Bill 17, which brings transparency to Big Pharma and requires drug companies to explain the reasons behind rising drug prices.

October 3, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 512, authored by Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina), which requires health care providers to disclose to patients when they are performing stem cell treatments not approved by the U.S.