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In a bipartisan vote, the California state Senate has approved SB 976, landmark legislation by Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, that would protect children from the dangers associated with social media addiction.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today announced the introduction of her 2024 Climate Package, which includes legislation designed to further the decarbonization of California’s industrial sector, accelerate the use of green cement and concrete, and lay the groundwork for creating a state market to recover and reuse rare earth elements and other precious metals essential to batteries, EVs and other clean energy applications.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today announced the introduction of SB 903, the Ending Forever Chemicals Act. SB 903 would prevent the sale and use of products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — toxic chemicals commonly known as “PFAS” — unless the use of PFAS in the product is necessary and there is not a safer alternative available.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today announced the introduction of SB 906, legislation that would bring transparency to name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals in California college sports and raise awareness about gender equity in NIL deals.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today announced the introduction of her 2024 Housing Package, which includes legislation designed to spur the creation of more housing, reduce housing costs, and expand homeownership.




California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today issued the following statement on Senate Committee assignments announced by Senate President pro Tempore Mike McGuire, D-North Coast:




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today introduced SB 976, landmark legislation that would protect children from the dangers associated with social media addiction. If enacted, SB 976 would be the first such law in the nation.




Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Chair Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) released the following statements on the 2024-25 state budget proposal released by Governor Gavin Newsom today: