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October 13, 2021

Under SB81 by Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, the judge must consider such factors as a sentence’s racial implications, the defendant’s mental condition,...

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October 12, 2021

Last week Governor Newsom signed SB 16, legislation that significantly expands public access to police misconduct records and strengthens communities’...

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October 10, 2021

California State Senator Nancy Skinner talks with FOX40’s Nikki Laurenzo on why she authored the “Momnibus” Act and why it’s so important to fix racial...

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October 9, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed laws aimed at reducing prison sentences for people convicted of drug- and gang-related crimes, despite concerns from...

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October 9, 2021

A second bill signed by the governor also was proposed by the seven-member committee and carried by another committee member, Democratic Sen. Nancy Skinner...

Press Release
October 8, 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed SB 81, legislation by Sen. Nancy Skinner that provides guidelines to judges on the use of sentence enhancements....

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October 5, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a law aimed at improving maternal and postpartum care for Black California families who have disproportionately suffered...

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October 5, 2021

SB 65, authored by Democratic state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, formalizes a committee that is tasked with investigating every death of a birthing...