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In the News
July 1, 2021

“You know, I’m basically a social-justice advocate who became a legislator,” Sen. Skinner said Tuesday in an interview across from the state capitol as the...

In the News
July 1, 2021

"Well, the NCAA finally threw in the towel. It's a true victory for student-athletes, who've been exploited for decades," said California Sen. Nancy Skinner...

In the News
July 1, 2021

"I'm thrilled," Sen. Skinner said. "This is a true victory for student-athletes, college athletes that have been exploited for decades, so I feel really...

In the News
June 30, 2021

The organization, which encompasses 350 Division I colleges and universities that play intercollegiate sports, had its hand forced by California’s Fair Pay...

In the News
June 29, 2021

The budget includes record-high reserves of $25.2 billion and record-high education funding of $93.7 billion. Major budget priorities include homelessness...

Press Release
June 28, 2021

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, issued the following statement on the budget agreement between the Legislature and Gov. Newsom, which was approved...

In the News
June 23, 2021

College athletes in California who are hoping to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness have a new date they can circle on their calendars:...

In the News
June 23, 2021

In the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision in favor of compensating college athletes, two key California lawmakers say they want to launch the state’s...