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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Assemblymember Marc Berman discusses autonomous vehicle regulations. Read More Here.

 

Saturday, June 17, 2017

STATE RECOGNITION ... Ada's Cafe was selected by state Assemblyman Marc Berman as the 24th Assembly District's Small Business of the Year. Representatives from the coffee shop went to Sacramento on Monday, June 5, where they received the award during a lunchtime ceremony attended by about 500 people. Berman recognized the business for its commitment to hire adults with developmental disabilities and its research in best practices to provide "meaningful employment" for them.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) released the following statement in response to passage of the 2017-18 state budget:

Monday, June 5, 2017

Assemblymember Marc Berman honors Kathleen Foley-Hughes of Ada’s Café and Catering in recognition of California Small Business Day. Read more here on Palo Alto Online, the Half Moon Bay Review, or on

Monday, May 22, 2017

Federal transportation authorities announced Monday that Caltrain will get the $647 million it needs to electrify the commuter line, which runs from San Francisco to Gilroy. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will sign a deal disbursing the money over the next five years. The federal dollars will cover about a third of the $2 billion project. The state and local government agencies will have to drum up the rest of the money.

Monday, May 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) released the following statement in response to the Federal Transit Administration’s approval of funding for the Caltrain Modernization Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Lawmakers representing San Mateo County in the state’s Capitol were cautiously optimistic following the governor’s updated budget proposal that included increased spending for child care, education and transportation. However, there’s a long road ahead as they seek to balance federal uncertainties with hopes for meaningful solutions to address the housing crisis.

Thursday marked Gov. Brown’s May revise, a $124 billion general fund proposal updated from what he unveiled in January.

Friday, May 12, 2017

 Trump’s latest attempt to prop up "Kangaroo Commission" deeply concerning to security of Californians' voting rights, say Berman and Stern

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Earlier today, a resolution introduced by California Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) to declare May 6, 2017 as the first Moyamoya Disease Awareness Day passed in the Assembly and Senate. Rare diseases such as moyamoya typically struggle to get publicity and are seldom rewarded with legislative action recognizing their existence, which is what makes this resolution so significant.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Berman (D-Palo Alto) invites community members to attend an event to honor the 24th Assembly District’s Asian and Pacific Islander community in recognition of Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.