Press Releases

SACRAMENTO – The Senate on Thursday passed legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to require gun sellers to post warnings about the danger of having a firearm in a home.




SACRAMENTO – The Senate on Monday passed legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, broadening the local agencies that a member of the Coastal Commission can jointly serve on to include a Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) or a Joint Powers Authority (JPA).




SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, announced on Wednesday that the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy has been selected as Senate District 38’s Nonprofit of the Year.




SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to require cities and counties to include homeless-serving housing in their housing plans was passed by the Senate Governance and Finance Committee on Tuesday.




SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to ensure state park rangers and wildlife officers can receive treatment for skin cancer through workers’ compensation passed the Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee on Wednesday.




SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to ensure cities and counties have the information they need to combat global warming and make reductions in greenhouse gas emissions passed the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on Wednesday.




SACRAMENTO – Two pieces of legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, aimed at reducing homelessness were approved by the Senate Housing Committee on Tuesday.




SACRAMENTO – Two bills by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, designed to help reduce gun violence passed the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday.