Press Releases

September 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1152, authored by Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina), which will provide statewide policy to ensure for a more humane process for discharging homeless patients after their hospital stay.

September 22, 2018

California is fighting against federal attempts to compromise our care 

Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed a package of health care bills that will put necessary protections into state law when it comes to our health care system.

September 12, 2018

SACRAMENTOSenator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D-West Covina) issued the following statement regarding the U.S Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement regarding electronic cigarettes:

August 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) issued the following statement on the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California dismissing the lawsuit brought by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) to stop California's landmark drug price transparency law:

August 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Bill 1152, authored by Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina), passed the Senate Floor and now heads to Governor Jerry Brown. SB 1152 will provide a more humane process for discharging homeless patients after their hospital stay.

August 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Bill 1108, authored by Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D-West Covina), passed the Senate Floor and now heads to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. SB 1108 will prohibit work requirements as a condition of Medi-Cal eligibility.

August 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, the State Assembly approved passage of Senate Bill 1152, which provides a more humane process for discharging homeless patients after their hospital stay.

August 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, the State Assembly approved passage of Senate Bill 1108, which prohibits work requirements as a condition of Medi-Cal eligibility.