Press Release

Monday, March 19, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) has joined legislators from 14 states in urging the federal Department of Education (DOE) to withdraw its recent Notice of Interpretation designed to limit states’ abilities to enforce regulations to protect student borrowers. 


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Asm. Stone receives award alongside Chiefs of Probation for Monterey, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties

Monday, March 12, 2018

Assemblymember Mark Stone Press Release

SACRAMENTO -- Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) has issued a statement in response to the federal Department of Education’s Notice of Interpretation that states cannot pass or enforce regulations protecting student borrowers from predatory student loan servicing practices:


Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Measures would ban settlements barring victims from testifying about abuse or obtaining future employment; update legislative workplace records laws

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) has introduced two measures to protect victims of and witnesses to workplace harassment from employer practices that keep troubling incidents secret from the public and discourage employees from reporting problems.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO— Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) has introduced legislation to protect and restore the habitat of one of California’s iconic monarch butterfly.  AB 2421 provides funds and technical assistance to restore monarch habitats across the state.


“Monarch butterflies are dying off at alarming rates, and as their population declines, the ecosystem is threatened,” said Stone.  “This measure provides grants and support to farmers, ranchers, nonprofits and public agencies to restore and protect monarch habitats.”


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

SACRAMENTO— Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) has reintroduced legislation to protect California’s coast and waterways by banning cigarette filters (Assembly Bill 2308).  Filters, commonly known as butts, are made of spongy plastic and have become a costly, prevalent source of litter in California communities.