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July 27, 2021

“We know that many California children are food insecure, and if you’re hungry you cannot learn well,” Skinner said. “The whole point of school is learning...

In the News
July 27, 2021

SB1437 by Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, which took effect in 2019, narrowed California’s “felony murder” law, which allowed anyone taking part in a...

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July 24, 2021

The pandemic caused a “she-cession,” rather than a recession, by disproportionately pulling women out of the workforce — often for lack of child care, said...

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July 23, 2021

“The irony is that you had this stock market that went out the roof and you had lots of people making a lot more money,” Skinner said. “However, you had the...

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July 20, 2021

“I thought it was a pipe dream for a long time,” said Sen. Nancy Skinner, a longtime advocate for universal free meals.

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July 15, 2021

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, a Democrat from Berkeley and chair of the Senate Budget Committee, said she sees guaranteed income programs as supplementing...

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July 3, 2021

“The Supreme Court’s ruling basically told the NCAA you’ve got to follow the law, you’re not immune to antitrust, you cannot be a monopoly,” said state Sen...

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July 2, 2021

In the days leading up to the 2015 “Big Game,” a Cal alum invited a Stanford grad to lead a discussion on college sports that would go far beyond their...