September 11, 2017


Sacramento, State Capitol – Senate Bill 242 authored by State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) to strengthen consumer protections for California’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program passed the State Senate today and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk.


“California is the national leader in PACE financing,” stated Senator Skinner, “SB 242 adds consumer safeguards so homeowners can continue to enjoy a convenient tool to finance energy, water and earthquake safety upgrades to their homes and properties.”


September 10, 2017
Team Skinner at Oakland Pride
September 7, 2017


SACRAMENTO, California – Two bills authored by State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) to help protect low-income families, Senate Bill 360 and Senate Bill 469, have passed the California State Legislature and are on their way to the Governor’s Desk for approval.


“Understanding and alleviating the impact of poverty isn’t a simple, one-bill fix,” said Senator Skinner. “Together, SB 360 and SB 469 tackle problems in two different state programs to help end and not intensify poverty for low-income families.”      


September 5, 2017


Sacramento, State Capitol - Today, the California State Assembly passed Senate Bill 338, authored by State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley).

August 31, 2017

Senator Skinner and colleagues say it’s time to #DitchDiesel. Converting school buses and trucks to ZEV and low-emissions vehicles protect our children’s lungs and help all of our communities breathe easier.

August 30, 2017

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August 30, 2017
Senator Skinner with Environmental Justice Leaders

Great to meet with activists and advocates for environmental justice - including Communities for a Better Environment and Californian Environmental Justice Alliance!

Senator Skinner Pushes Funding for Clean School Buses and Trucks
August 29, 2017


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Driving Toward a Diesel Free California - Senator Skinner Pushes Funding for Clean School Buses and Trucks

August 29, 2017

“Thousands of California school buses still run on dirty diesel fuel,” said Senator Skinner. “Our kids deserve a school bus ride that doesn’t hurt their lungs or damage their health.”

SB 606 sets the standards and process to make water efficiency a way of life as California braces for climate change, strained water supplies
August 22, 2017


SACRAMENTO – Sens. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, and Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, unveiled legislation today that establishes permanent water efficiency standards and puts California on the path to maximizing its water supplies and minimizing waste in the same way it has for decades with gas and electricity.