Senator Josh Newman

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The Senate Environmental Quality Committee passed legislation on a 5-2 vote to ensure that Californians may easily dispose of expended batteries and products. SB 1215, the Responsible Recycling Battery Act, creates a statewide collection and recycling program for consumer batteries and battery-embedded products. “Expended batteries contain toxic materials and pose …continue reading

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The California State Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water approved legislation to create a conservation corps dedicated to restoration and climate resiliency work along the California Coast. SB 1036, authored by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), passed with a unanimous, bipartisan vote. “As recent history has vividly demonstrated, our state’s …continue reading

Newman (D-Fullerton) piles up five bills - and each of them is designed “to reflect the kind of pragmatic policy [he] came to office to create.”

Senator Josh Newman (D-Orange County) and Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) announced that the City of Fullerton will receive more than $6 million in state funding to purchase additional park land in the West Coyote Hills. The State Coastal Conservancy approved the disbursement of funds to Fullerton. Both legislators have …continue reading

Newman (D-Fullerton) piles up five bills - and each of them is designed “to reflect the kind of pragmatic policy [he] came to office to create.”

Pharmacists won’t have to worry about satisfying dangerous performance quotas based on profit rather than health outcomes, according to legislation by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) that Governor Newsom signed into law today. Under the provisions of SB 362, pharmacies in California no longer will be permitted to impose such quotas …continue reading

Newman (D-Fullerton) piles up five bills - and each of them is designed “to reflect the kind of pragmatic policy [he] came to office to create.”

Legislation to prohibit payment for each signature in the collection of signatures for qualifying a state or local initiative, referendum or recall for the ballot was approved by the California State Legislature on Wednesday. SB 660, Prohibiting Pay-Per-Signature Incentives, authored by State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), will help to eliminate …continue reading

featured graphic for California Senate District 29, represented by Josh Newman, during COVID-19

State Sen. Josh Newman led an effort to secure $7.8 million to sustain and expand the innovative, impactful and successful public safety model developed by The North Orange County Public Safety Task Force (NOCPSTF), officials announced today. The Task Force is a unique collaborative of cities, police departments and Community …continue reading

featured graphic for California Senate District 29, represented by Josh Newman, during COVID-19

Legislation to prohibit pay-per-signature incentives in the collection of signatures for qualifying a state or local initiative, referendum, or recall for the ballot, authored by State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), passed the Senate Committee on Judiciary on Tuesday. In parallel, the Senator has decided to delay legislation that would provide …continue reading