Stone Coastal Access Bill Approved in Fiscal Committee

(SACRAMENTO) – The California Assembly Appropriations Committee has approved legislation by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) to defend the state’s coast from sea-level rise and other impacts of climate change, and to improve coastal access to all Californians.  The measure ensures that the California Coastal Commission can adequately oversee and review the building and maintenance of

Student Loan Protection Bill Passes State Assembly

SACRAMENTO –The California State Assembly has approved legislation by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) to give the state the ability to regulate student loan servicers.  Assembly Bill 38 builds upon the 2016 Student Loan Servicing Act and helps ensure that student borrowers have reliable information, receive quality customer service, and have meaningful access to repayment and loan fo

Assembly Passes Stone Resolution To Protect and Defend Truth

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly passed AJR 9 joint-authored by Assemblymembers Stone (D-Monterey Bay), Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) and Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) today just days prior to Earth Day and the March on Science.  This joint resolution would affirm the importance of scientific research, the scientific education of all children, and the foundational role of indepe

Stone Bill to Promote Coastal Access Clears First Committee

Sacramento – The Assembly Natural Resources Committee approved AB 1129 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) to help protect California’s coast in the face of sea-level rise, intense weather events, and other impacts of a changing climate.

Stone Bill to Protect the Public from Danger Clears First Committee

SACRAMENTO— The Assembly Judiciary Committee approved AB 889 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) which restricts the ability of civil litigants to use protective orders or secrecy provisions in a settlement agreement to hide an ongoing danger to public health and safety from public view.  With this measure California will join eleven other states that have already enacted such legisla