Press Releases

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.




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) passed the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday.




SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, issued the following statement today regarding the California Transportation Commission’s (CTC) award of $37 million to the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) for the next stage of work to stabilize the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) rail corridor through Del Mar:




SACRAMENTO – 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 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.




SACRAMENTO – Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, announced today that she has selected Jennifer Ianoale of Vista as the Senate District 38 Woman of the Year.




SACRAMENTO – The Senate Transportation Committee has created a new subcommittee led by Sen. Catherine Blakespear, D-Encinitas, to study the LOSSAN Rail Corridor and how to improve infrastructure and service along the 351-mile heavy rail and commuter line.