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‘There Ought to be a Law’ competition deadline extends


Last updated 12/15/2017 at Noon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sen. Jeff Stone, R-Riverside County, announced that the deadline for this year’s “There Ought to be a Law” competition has been extend until Dec. 22.

linklink “We have gotten so many excellent entries that I’m looking forward to seeing what other great ideas might come in during the next few weeks,” Stone said.

“There Ought to be a Law” is open to all high school students, grades 9-12, in the 28th Senate District. The contest encourages students to submit ideas for improving the quality of life in Riverside County and in California.

link Students can download an entry form or fill out the form online at the senator’s website, http://www.Senate.CA.Gov/Stone.

“I will choose at least one of the entries and begin the process of creating legislation to be considered by the California Senate and Assembly and, hopefully, signed by the governor,” Stone said.

In early 2018, Stone will visit the school of the winning entry’s author to discuss the details of the proposed legislation. The winner and a parent will be invited to Sacramento, California, to testify on behalf of their proposed legislation.

High school principals, teachers and staff can contact John Hunneman, Stone’s communications director, for additional information at [email protected] or at (951) 894-3530.


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