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The new Skinner bill, SB 1144, would specify that sales that do not occur within a marketplace’s own payments system would be included towards the SB 301 verification requirement, and would require disclosure for whether or not a seller is verified. 




Senate Bill 976 by Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) would require that social media platforms essentially turn off their algorithms for users under 18 and instead serve them content through a chronological feed from people they follow and information that they’ve searched for.




Bipartisan legislation, Senate Bill 976, introduced by Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley provides an important tool for protecting our youth from social media addiction.




Utility hookup fees can often get costly and have caught the attention of State Senator Nancy Skinner, who has introduced a bill aimed at such fees, which she said costs the same no matter the size of the unit, which isn’t fair.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, the Berkeley Democrat who wrote the laws that opened some police records to the public, said the Chronicle review indicates that the categories of disclosable records aren’t broad enough to include everything that might cause the state to strip an officer of his or her badge.




While the biggest games of the Final Four will spotlight athletic prowess on the basketball court this weekend, it’s undeniable that the rising tide of players-turned-influencers inking brand deals and social media campaigns has helped pull even more eyes to the game.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, who leads the Women’s Caucus, said she was relieved to know that a large and diverse group of women will follow her generation of outgoing senators, which includes former Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins and state Sen. Susan Eggman.




The city of Oakland has made finding police personnel records a lot easier with an easy-to-decipher, organized website.