Press Releases

Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Chair Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) today released the Senate’s “Protect Our Progress” key budget values.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today announced the introduction of two climate bills that are designed to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in California and greatly reduce vehicle-related greenhouse gas emissions.




Senate Bill 912, a proposal to allocate $2 billion to house and help the homeless and families with low and moderate incomes, was unveiled today by joint authors, Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, and Senator Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley.




 

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today introduced SB 377, which would close a loophole that allows California law enforcement officers to buy illegal handguns for their personal use or to resell them.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today introduced SB 348, which would set guidelines for the amount of sugar added to school meals in all California K-12 schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program. The Healthy Meals for Kids legislation is designed to reduce the incidence of diabetes and other health issues that are becoming epidemic among California’s youth.




Assemblymember Dawn Addis (D-Morro Bay) and Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), the Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus, today introduced AB 452, the Justice for Survivors Act.




State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today introduced SB 287, which is designed to hold social media platforms accountable for promoting the illegal sale of fentanyl to California youth and for the sale of unlawful firearms, including ghost guns.




 

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today introduced SB 274, which is designed to keep students in school by eliminating the suspension of students for low-level behavior issues known as “willful defiance” in California’s public schools grades TK through 12.