Press Releases

March 13, 2012

Please join Senator Ed Hernandez at an awards ceremony to honor the 2012 Women of Achievement for the 24th Senate District in celebration of Women’s History Month: March 23, 2012 ~ 2:30 p.m. ~ Garvey Center, 9108 Garvey Avenue, Rosemead, CA, 91770. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by March 21st.

January 6, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                        Contact:  Rob Charles   (626) 430-2499

October 3, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      Contact:  Rob Charles   (626) 430-2499

June 2, 2011

Sacramento –California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D – West Covina) moved legislation out of the Senate today that would extend affordable, quality healthcare coverage to hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians at no additional cost to taxpayers.

June 1, 2011

Sacramento –Legislation that would close a glaring loophole in state law concerning hospital licensing was passed by the California State Senate today in a 25 to 14 vote and now moves to the Assembly. 

April 12, 2011

Legislation authored by Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D – West Covina) which would criminalize the possession of several synthetic marijuana compounds moved successfully out of a key Senate committee today.  

Hernandez’ bill, SB420, would make the possession for use and/or sale of synthetic cannabinoids, also referred to as “Spice” or “K2,” punishable by imprisonment or a fine or both.

February 22, 2011

Sacramento – California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D – West Covina) has introduced legislation that would close a glaring loophole in state law concerning hospital licensing.

February 9, 2011

Sacramento – Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D – West Covina) has introduced legislation that would bring admissions practices in California’s higher education system in line with U.S. Supreme Court precedent that allows public universities and colleges to consider race in their outreach and retention programs.