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.”
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.
Today the California State Senate passed a package of bills aimed at alleviating the state’s housing crisis. Among these bills Senate Bill 166 and 167 authored by Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley).
“The Senate has shown great leadership passing a substantive housing package,” stated Senator Skinner. “A significant part of California’s housing crisis is lack of supply. SB 166 and SB 167 help minimize obstacles to building new housing.”
Today, Senate Bill 356, The Energy Data Act, authored by State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), passed the Senate floor.
SB 356 is a commanding step forward to bringing California’s energy sector into today’s information economy. SB 356 directs the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to release energy data on a single website, in an easily accessible format.
On Tuesday, Senate Bill 242 authored by State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) received bipartisan support and passed the Senate floor with a vote of 33 - 3.
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a financing program that began in California to assist homeowners, hospitals, schools, and businesses finance energy and water efficiency, clean energy and seismic upgrades to their buildings.