In Case You Missed It Archive

The Desert Sun: Why California Democratic leaders fear President Trump

February 12, 2017
It’s been almost a month since Donald Trump took the oath of office and was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Over that time, we’ve quickly learned why Democrats in California are panicked beyond belief – it seems they don’t fear Trump as much as they fear that his policies and...

Desert reps condemn or defend Trump's order

January 31, 2017

Press-Telegram: Senator Stone is an advocate, and user, of solar technology

November 25, 2016
Sunny California continues to lead the nation in rooftop solar installations, but that’s not what’s most surprising about the new numbers from state utility regulators.

Blythe in focus: Will work for CHANGE

October 21, 2016
Palo Verde Valley Times: After hosting a recent senior citizens seminar on the dangers of frauds and scams, State Sen. Jeff Stone (CA-28th District) took a moment with the Times to discuss the matter of homelessness, which recently came to the forefront at the last City of Blythe council meeting.

'Horrific,' 'Physically Ill,' 'Crime Epidemic': Official outrage over Palm Springs cops murder

October 11, 2016 Riverside County lawmakers Monday were outraged and anguished over the deaths of two Palm Springs police officers gunned down responding to a family disturbance call, speculating as to the reasons behind the deadly encounter.

Reality Check: Which legislators are failing small business?

October 5, 2016
It’s easy to be a politician and claim to be a friend of small business. However, the annual NFIB Voting Record separates political rhetoric from reality. Desperate terminal patients' hope -- New law OKs experiments

September 30, 2016
A bill authored by a Southland lawmaker and signed into law by the governor will allow terminally ill patients to access experimental and unapproved treatments. The “Right to Try” statute will allow California physicians to prescribe or recommend treatments that have not yet been approved by the U...

CBS: Brown Signs Climate Legislation To Reduce Greenhouse-Gas Emissions [video]

September 9, 2016
The new law mandates that the state reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

Valley News: State Senate recognizes Murrieta Mesa Baseball program

September 8, 2016
A special guest visited the newly decorated athletic halls of Murrieta Mesa High School Thursday, Sept. 8, to honor the Rams baseball program. Senator Jeff Stone, a former Riv. Co. Supervisor, Temecula Mayor and City Councilman who now represents the 28th District in Riverside County, was on hand...

CalMatters: Political Paradox? Prop. 59 asks Californians to condemn a big-money system long used here

September 7, 2016
Six years after Citizens United -- the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that says corporations and unions have a 1st Amendment right to unlimited campaign spending-- presidential candidates across the spectrum have condemned the campaign finance system it shaped. “Corrupt,” says Bernie Sanders...