Press Releases

December 14, 2020

California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, released the following statement today on being appointed to be chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee:

December 9, 2020

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, announced new legislation today that is designed to turbocharge California’s efforts to achieve its zero-carbon emissions goals. SB 18 would create a blueprint for expanding the use of green hydrogen, a multifaceted, renewable energy source that has the potential to decarbonize not only the state’s power and energy needs, but also its industrial and transportation sectors.

December 7, 2020

State Senators Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, announced today that they will introduce legislation to bolster their groundbreaking 2019 law, SB 206, the Fair Pay to Play Act. The new bill is aimed at ensuring that college athletes’ rights are fully protected, and it would move up the implementation date of SB 206 to coincide with the NCAA’s recently proposed rule changes or no later than Jan. 1, 2022. The new legislation, to be introduced today, also includes safeguards to protect California college athletes’ newly granted ownership rights to their name, image, and likeness.

November 30, 2020

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, announced plans today to reintroduce her bill aimed at expanding and strengthening public access to police records.

November 14, 2020

California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, released the following statement on the NCAA’s proposed rule change to allow college athletes the right to earn compensation for their name, image, and likeness 

September 30, 2020

Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today praised Gov. Newsom’s decision to sign SB 823, a major criminal justice reform measure that will lead to the closure of California’s three remaining youth prisons.