Press Releases


SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) was recognized by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) with the prestigious Seven Seals Award for his commitment to members of the National Guard and CA State Military Reserve. The ESGR and Seven Seals Award represents the United States Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard and Air National Guard.


SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) released the following statement in response to 31 bomb threats received by Jewish community centers (JCC) and schools on Monday, including at the Westside JCC in his district:


SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) has been appointed by the Senate Rules Committee to the Governing Board of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.  Senator Allen will be assuming the seat previously held by former State Senator Fran Pavley.


SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate leadership unveiled the Preserve California legislative package to insulate the state from dangerous rollbacks in federal environmental regulations and public health protections.