Press Releases

California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today issued the following statement about Covered California’s upcoming decision that could significantly expand access to affordable health care by reducing the copay costs for office visits, lab tests and prescriptions for Covered California enrollees:




 

Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Chair of the Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee, released the following statement on the 2022-23 final budget passed by the Senate and Assembly today:




 

California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today denounced the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to outlaw abortion:




 

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today introduced new legislation that would require gun owners to obtain liability insurance for the negligent or accidental use of their firearms. If enacted, SB 505 would make California the first state in the nation to adopt such legislation.




 

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, today introduced new legislation that would require gun owners to obtain liability insurance for the negligent or accidental use of their firearms. If enacted, SB 505 would make California the first state in the nation to adopt such legislation.




 

Today, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), and Senate and Assembly Budget Committee Chairs, Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), announced a Legislative budget agreement that will deliver prosperity and strengthen the future by putting California’s wealth to work.




 

California Legislative Women’s Caucus Chair Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Vice Chair Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) released the following statements regarding the leaked draft opinion of the United States Supreme Court that would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision:




 

Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senate Budget & Fiscal Committee Chair Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) announced today the second phase of the Senate’s “Putting Wealth to Work” budget proposal, which would continue to prioritize a more equitable economy to benefit struggling and middle class families and build  historic levels of reserves.