Press Releases

December 5, 2016

Senator Hernandez renews his commitment for Californians to have access to affordable prescription drugs

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) introduced Senate Bill 17 to renew his efforts to shine a light on rising drug prices in California.  

November 16, 2016

Chair of the Senate Health Committee and key proponent of Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation in California, Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez will present at the Covered CA Board Meeting on Thursday, November 17.

November 2, 2016

Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) is hosting the fourth annual Veterans Service Awards, honoring outstanding local veterans who have honorably served our country and continued to positively impact the community outside of the uniform.

October 4, 2016

Senate Health Committee convened a hearing on EpiPens and drug pricing

September 26, 2016

Patient-centered protections will coordinate care for children with special care needs

September 26, 2016

Governor signs bill to outlaw analog substances of synthetic cannabinoids

September 12, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Due to the growing public health concern over Zika virus transmission and its effect on pregnancies and the community, chair of the Senate Health Committee Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) is hosting an informational townhall on the Zika virus and California's response.

August 31, 2016

Informational Hearings on Drug Prices Planned & Mylan CEO Invited to Participate