Press Releases

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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. Championed by Berman and sponsored by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, the bill would require community colleges to grant overnight access to campus parking facilities for homeless students to sleep in their vehicles.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) has released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May revision to his proposed 2019-2020 state budget:

Monday, May 6, 2019

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.

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Today, a bill authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) to prevent covert for-profit colleges from evading state oversight passed out of the Assembly Higher Education Committee with bipartisan support.  This legislation is joint-authored by Assemblymembers Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, David Chiu, Susan Talamantes Eggman, Evan Low, and Kevin McCarty.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) is convening a press conference to discuss Assembly Bill 302, his measure requiring community colleges to grant overnight access to campus parking facilities for homeless students to sleep in their vehicles.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) joined key state leaders, advocates, and community members for a press conference to highlight California’s efforts to ensure a complete and accurate count in the 2020 Census. Among them were Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, and Dolores Huerta. The press conference kicked off the 2020 Census Call to Action, a week-long effort to raise awareness about the federal decennial census.

Monday, March 18, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), Senator Dr. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), and Senator Thomas Umberg (D-Santa Ana) are convening a joint hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on the Census and the Senate Select Committee on the 2020 United States Census.