Press Releases

Monday, September 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2639, authored by Assemblymembers Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) and Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach), aimed at preventing student suicide, the second leading cause of death among 10- to 24-year olds.

 

Monday, September 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2218, authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), which will allow California voters to track their vote by mail ballots by 2020.

 

Friday, September 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today Governor Brown signed legislation authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) to modernize the way families receive information about their CalFresh and California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) benefits. Specifically, Assembly Bill 1957 authorizes county human services agencies to send notices and reminders via computer-generated text message.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 3075, authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), to establish the Office of Elections Cybersecurity (OEC) within the Secretary of State’s office.

Monday, August 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today the Legislature passed Assembly Bill 2639, authored by Assemblymembers Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) and Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach), aimed at preventing student suicide, the second leading cause of death among 10- to 24- year olds.

“Having outdated suicide prevention policies will do little to protect our students,” said Assemblymember Berman. “This proactive bill will ensure that schools’ suicide prevention policies stay relevant and continue to support students’ mental health needs.”

Friday, August 24, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2941, authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), to ensure that victims of wildfires and other natural disasters have continued access to health care.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The Legislature has approved Assembly Bill 2218, authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), which would enable California voters to track their vote by mail ballots by 2020.