Press Releases

September 13, 2017

As Hernandez’ SB 17 goes to the Governor, he encourages others to follow California’s lead and enact similar policy

September 11, 2017

Senator Hernandez’ SB 17 heads to the Senate Floor for concurrence, then to the Governor’s Desk

September 5, 2017

Coalition to Deliver over 15,000 Petition Signatures in Support of the Drug Pricing Transparency Legislation

September 1, 2017

SB 17 passed Assembly Appropriations Committee, now heads to the Assembly Floor

August 24, 2017

Jasmine’s Law will help patients with complex medical conditions continue vital care

SACRAMENTO – As a response to the insecurity that exists in the health insurance market, Senator Ed Hernandez, chair of the Senate Health Committee, has amended Senate Bill 133 to help patients complete treatment with their doctor under a new plan if their health insurance carrier leaves the market.

August 3, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina) issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate Republicans’ efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

July 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina) issued the following statement on the recent U.S. Senate vote to advance to floor debate on their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

July 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a measure to help the City of La Puente further utilize newly acquired funding from the County of Los Angeles to benefit the overall livelihood of residents in the city.  Senate Bill 361, authored by Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D.