SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, introduced legislation on Thursday to protect seniors on Medicare Supplemental Insurance plans from incurring high out-of-pocket expenses for pre-existing medical conditions.
SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, introduced legislation on Wednesday to require chain restaurants in California to provide dine-in customers with non-toxic reusable cups, instead of single-use plastic or paper cups that often end up in landfills.
SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, introduced legislation on Tuesday to revitalize the rail corridor that runs from San Diego through six Southern California counties to San Luis Obispo and provide stronger management, support and direction for the line to optimize passenger service.
SACRAMENTO – To address the lack of housing in many coastal communities and accelerate the process of providing it, Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, on Monday introduced legislation to streamline the approval process for accessory dwelling units and speed up the appeals process for multifamily housing units in coastal areas.
SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, Sen. Ben Allen, D-Santa Monica, and Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, D-Orinda, announced on Thursday they are introducing legislation to ban the use of plastic bags by grocery stores and stores that sell food.
SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, introduced two bills on Tuesday designed to reduce gun trafficking and ensure that firearms turned in as part of gun-buyback programs or confiscated by law enforcement during investigations are completely destroyed.
SAN DIEGO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, has introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the implementation of a law designed to keep guns out of the hands of people experiencing mental health crises and reduce the risk of gun violence.
SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to improve bike safety and access in coastal areas by making it easier for bike lanes to be constructed passed the Senate on Monday.