Press Releases

SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to ensure cities and counties have the information they need to combat our climate crisis and make reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions passed the Assembly Natural Resources Committee on Monday.




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 Tuesday by the Assembly Public Safety Committee.




ENCINITAS, Calif. – More than 200 constituents and local officials attended an Open House held Saturday by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, at her Encinitas District Office.




SACRAMENTO – 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) was approved by the Assembly Natural Resources Committee on Monday.




SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, issued the following statement regarding the decision today by the Orange County Board of Supervisors not to fly the Pride flag in the month of June over county buildings.




SACRAMENTO – The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to give employers more authority to protect workers who are being harassed by a member of the public while on the job.




SACRAMENTO – The Senate on Thursday passed legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to ensure state park rangers and wildlife officers can receive treatment for skin cancer through workers’ compensation.




SACRAMENTO – The Senate on Thursday passed legislation by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to encourage the development of special needs housing units that serve unhoused individuals with little or no income and the greatest needs.