Press Releases

SACRAMENTO – The Senate on Thursday approved legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, that would require all semiautomatic pistols sold in California to use microstamping technology and sent it to Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign.




SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to encourage the development of housing units that serve unhoused individuals with little or no income and the greatest needs was passed by the Senate on Thursday and sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign.




SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, joined with Assemblymember Tim Grayson, D-Concord, and wildlife officers, park rangers, family members and conservation advocates on Tuesday to urge Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign legislation to cover medical treatment for skin cancer developed by state wildlife officers and park rangers on the job.




DEL MAR, Calif. – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, presented a check to the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority (SDRPJPA) for $1.4 million on Friday to fund the completion of an important section of the Coast to Crest Trail.




SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to require gun sellers to post warnings about the danger of having a firearm in a home was passed Wednesday by the Senate and sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign.




SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, on Friday praised state funding being provided to the Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside to help it continue operating and providing valuable health care services to surrounding communities.




SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, issued the following statement regarding the Wednesday’s shooting at a bar in Orange County’s Trabuco Canyon:




SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed 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).