Press Release

Monday, March 12 2018

Sacramento, CA – Today at the California State Capitol, Catherine Ward of Fullerton was honored as Senator Josh Newman’s Woman of the Year. Ward joined 38 other honorees from around the state, honored today in the Senate chambers.

Said Ward:

In the News

Tuesday, March 6 2018

By Josh Newman

Walking into the local Target or Trader Joe’s can be a tricky business these days.

In the News

Friday, March 2 2018

As a proud member of the U.S. Air Force, I know that constant movement is part of the job description. Besides serving in Afghanistan, I have also been stationed in Europe and five different bases across this country, including Washington, South Carolina and now California.

Press Release

Friday, March 2 2018

Sacramento, CA - Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) today was joined by law enforcement leaders from ten North Orange County cities to publicly launch the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force.  Senator Newman and the ten law enforcement leaders discussed public safety specifically as it relates to developing gang activity, the homeless crisis, and proposed regional solutions to both.

Said Buena Park Police Chief Corey Sianez:

In the News

Friday, February 23 2018

With its high cost of living and daunting job market, California is a notoriously expensive and challenging place for the military and veteran families who relocate here, either as a result of a transfer while on active duty, or upon their return to California after completion of a service obligation.

In the News

Tuesday, February 20 2018

Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) introduced SB 1407 to allow drivers to choose the photo which goes on their California state driver’s license. SB 1407 would allow drivers to take more than one photo when they are at the Department of Motor Vehicles with an additional fee assessed for each additional photo taken. The licensee would then be able to select from the photos taken to decide which photo will be placed on their California Driver’s License.

Press Release

Tuesday, February 20 2018

Sacramento, CA - Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) introduced SB 1407 on Friday, to allow drivers to choose the photo which goes on their California state driver’s license. SB 1407 would allow drivers to take more than one photo when they are at the Department of Motor Vehicles with an additional fee assessed for each additional photo taken. The licensee would then be able to select from the photos taken to decide which photo will be placed on their California Driver’s License.

Press Release

Friday, February 16 2018

Sacramento, CA – Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) today introduced SB 1394 to prohibit paying signature gatherers on per-signature basis in the state of California. The measure would prohibit the practice for state or local initiatives, as well as referendum and recall petitions.

In the News

Thursday, February 15 2018

A bill that would increase the number of low-income residents and college students eligible for free or reduced fares on public transportation was introduced to state lawmakers this week in an effort to alleviate traffic congestion and improve parking around community colleges and universities.

Press Release

Tuesday, February 13 2018

Sacramento, CA – Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) today introduced legislation aimed at reducing traffic congestion and parking issues near colleges and universities by expanding eligibility for transit subsidies to more students.  Senate Bill (SB) 1119 will revise the eligibility requirements for Low Carbon Transit Operation Program (LCTOP) funds to allow more student and other low-income residents to qualify for free or reduced transit fares.