Press Releases

March 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina) issued the following statement on the House Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act:

February 23, 2017

State and local leaders invite the public to discuss the future of California’s health care 

February 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO: Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina) issued the following statement on the confirmation of Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, as Health and Human Services Secretary:

January 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO: Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina) issued the following statement on the University of California (UC) Regents' decision to increase student tuition costs:

January 18, 2017

Senator Hernandez continues his efforts to highlight the benefits of the ACA 

SACRAMENTO – Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D-West Covina) will convene the Senate Health Committee to highlight the benefits health care coverage has had for Californians and what there is to lose should the Republican Congress follow through with its plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

January 11, 2017

Senators De León and Hernandez implore McCarthy to see the disastrous consequences of repealing without an immediate replacement

Senate Health Chair Hernandez will hold a hearing on the ACA in Bakersfield

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.