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Monday, April 16, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) honored Judith Rabbie at the California State Assembly’s 13th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 207, which passed unanimously today, proclaims April 16, 2018, as Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO —  Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Assembly Elections and Redistricting Chair Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Commerce Department seeking to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 Census questionnaire:

Sunday, March 18, 2018

STATE HONORS ... Luisa Buada has seen Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto grow from 13 employees to more than 200, transform from a modular building into a 38,300-square-foot facility on Bay Road and see an expansion of medical services for the undocumented, uninsured and low-income residents in East Palo Alto and neighboring communities. Her past 15 years as the medical center's CEO caught the eye of Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, who recognized her with the 24th Assembly District's Woman of the Year award on Monday. 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Assemblymember Berman and colleagues walk out of the California State Capitol for a 17 minute vigil in memory of those who lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14th, 2018. 
Assemblymember Berman and colleagues walk out of the California State Capitol for a 17 minute vigil in memory of those who lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14th, 2018. 
Assemblymember Berman and colleagues walk out of the California State Capitol for a 17 minute vigil in memory of those who lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14th, 2018. 

Assemblymember Berman and colleagues walk out of the California State Capitol for a 17 minute vigil in memory of those who lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14th, 2018. 

Monday, March 12, 2018
Assemblyman Berman with Luisa Buada Woman of the Year 20018
Assemblyman Berman with Luisa Buada Woman of the Year 20018
Assemblyman Berman with Luisa Buada Woman of the Year 20018

Assemblymember Marc Berman honors Luisa Buada of Ravenswood Family Health Center as Woman of the Year.

Monday, March 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) presented Luisa Buada with the Woman of the Year award in recognition of her public service to the 24th Assembly District. Since 1980, Buada has been instrumental in providing health care to the neediest residents of in San Mateo County and the larger Bay Area region.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

SACRAMENTO Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) released the following statement in response to the Joint Legislative Hearing of the Assembly Elections & Redistricting Committee and the Senate Elections & Constitutional Amendments Committee. Committee members, cybersecurity experts, and elections officials discussed continued efforts by foreign operatives to influence U.S. elections and additional ways to shield California’s voting systems from increasingly sophisticated attacks.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

As the 2018 elections approach, California officials are taking steps to combat foreign interference, with or without the help of the federal government.

 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

With its new Super Tuesday election in 2020 and demographic dominance, California is the ultimate prize in presidential elections not only for candidates, but also for enemies of democracy.

The latest intelligence reports conclude that this enemy is mostly Russian. Though Russian interference in the 2016 election had no quantifiable impact on vote tallies themselves, it was an unprecedented attempt to undermine confidence in our democracy.

So just three months before the June primary, are we ready? On Wednesday, the state Senate and Assembly committees on elections are conducting a joint hearing to get to the bottom of that question.