Press Releases

August 20, 2013

Immediate Release

Sacramento, CA --- On a 4-2 vote, the Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments voted today to support a constitutional amendment by State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. that would lift California’s ban on the consideration of race in the recruitment, admission, and retention of college students.

August 8, 2013

AGENDA
Friday August 16, 2013

East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Performing and Fine Arts Complex (S2- Recital)

May 16, 2013

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles collaborates with Project Lead the Way to Help Advance High School Girls in South El Monte in Science and Engineering

What:  “IMAGINE: Your STEM Future” is designed to encourage young women to explore careers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, which helps girls discover their special skills and talents, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place.

May 9, 2013

Sen. Hernandez’ Bill Ends Use of Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Excessive Rates
 
Sacramento, CA – A bill by Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D – West Covina), Chair of the Senate Health Committee, that puts in place for California the vital consumer protections and reforms included as part of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by Governor Brown today.  The legislation, SB X1 2, was introduced as part of the special session on health care called for by the Governor during his State of the State Address in January. 
 

March 14, 2013

 

Please join Senator Ed Hernandez at an awards ceremony to honor the 2013 Women of Achievement for the 24th Senate District in celebration of Women's History Month: March 28, 2013 ~ 2:30 p.m. ~ Grace T. Black Auditorium, 3130 N. Tyler Avenue, El Monte, CA, 91731. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by March 26th.

March 13, 2013


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Tim Valderrama (916) 651-4024 office

February 6, 2013

On March 2, 2013, 7th-12th grade girls attending the Mountain View School District, El Monte City School District and the El Monte Union High School District will participate in "Inspire", a Young Women's Leadership Day.  The Young women from our community will have the opportunity to be inspired by local leaders who will share their secrets to success.  The keynote speaker is Dr. Maribel Garcia, Superintendent of the El Monte City School District. This Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 event will be held at the Grace T.

January 28, 2013


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         

 Contact: Tim Valderrama
Office: (916) 651-2024 


Senator Hernandez Introduces Health Care Reform Bills in Special Session
Legislation Will Help Protect Consumers and Expand Coverage

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