March 26, 2020

My telephone Town Hall on March 24 focused on financial relief actions that our state, federal, and local governments have taken to help those who’ve lost jobs or had hours reduced, small businesses that have had to close, and others that have been impacted by coronavirus/COVID-19.

Here’s a recap of the information relayed during the Town Hall, along with additional information about vital services that are available. Also, you can listen to the Town Hall here:

March 20, 2020

On Thursday evening, March 19, 2020, I hosted a telephone Town Hall with Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson about the Shelter in Place Health Order in response to coronavirus/COVID19.

March 16, 2020

Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymembers Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) issued the following joint statement on the six-county Bay Area Stay-at-Home order:

March 11, 2020

Below is a list of free tax preparation and assistance services in Senate District 9. 

March 8, 2020

The move to regulate ride hailing is a result of Senate Bill 1014, the 2018 law that requires California regulators to impose rules to reduce the industry’s greenhouse gas emissions.

March 6, 2020

One of the panels addressed the issues of incarceration, extreme sentencing and structural racism in our criminal legal system and featured among others: State Senator Nancy Skinner, Assemblymember Ash Kalra, Mano Raju, the SF Public Defender, Colorado Representative Leslie Herod and Jamal Trulove, an exoneree and actor.

March 3, 2020

Sen. Nancy Skinner said she wants to see the board take bold action in setting standards that will help clean California’s air and combat climate change.

February 26, 2020

In an interview, State Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), who chairs the State Senate’s Public Safety Committee, said she is closely watching the court’s study and added, “I look forward to seeing what they’re going to recommend.”

February 26, 2020

Legislation giving college athletes in Nebraska the chance to endorse brands or products, promote sponsored content on social media or get paid for private lessons or to host camps advanced from first-round debate Tuesday.

February 25, 2020

Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, announced today Senate Bill 1323, “Keeping Carbon in the Ground,” which directs state agencies to develop carbon sequestration goals aimed at increasing the carbon storage capacity of California’s soils, forests, wetlands, and other habitats.