Safe Lot Bill Gains Momentum, Passes the Assembly

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) released the following statement in response to Assembly Bill 302 passing out of the Assembly today with bipartisan support.

Berman’s Safe Lot Bill Passes Major Hurdle

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) released the following statement in response to Assembly Bill 302 passing out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee today.

Lawmakers call for more bone marrow donors

The California State Assembly adopted Assembly Concurrent Resolution 70 May 6, designating May 2019 as Bone Marrow Donation Awareness Month across the state.

“Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer or other blood disorder,” said District 24 Assemblyman Marc Berman in a statement. “Patients in need of a bone marrow transplant rely on the selfless commitment of strangers for a cure. I joined the registry, and I hope many more Californians will join me in taking this essential step to save lives.”

Local state bills take shape

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plans to boost funding for health care, education, elections and housing and homelessness in his revised state budget were largely welcomed by San Mateo County lawmakers Thursday as the Legislature sets its sights on finalizing the details of a projected $214 billion budget next month.

Lawmakers Call for More Californians to Join the Bone Marrow Donation Registry

SACRAMENTO – Today the Assembly adopted Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 70, designating May 2019 as Bone Marrow Donation Awareness Month in California. The resolution, introduced by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), seeks to raise awareness about the need for more Californians to join the bone marrow donation registry.

 

Peninsula Legislators Hold Forum On Coastside Connectivity

HALF MOON BAY, CA - From California State Senate: State Senator Jerry Hill and Assemblymembers Kevin Mullin and Marc Berman will hold a forum on "Keeping the Coastside Connected" from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday at Half Moon Bay High School.