Press Releases

Monday, March 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Marc Berman (D- Palo Alto) has the distinct privilege of recognizing Palo Alto resident Dr. Christine Blasey Ford as the 24th Assembly District ‘Woman of the Year’. As a way to highlight outstanding women during Women’s History Month, legislators select one exceptional woman from each Assembly District to honor for her contributions to the community and the state of California.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) along with Assemblymembers Bauer-Kahan, Chiu, Eggman, Low, and McCarty have introduced legislation to prevent for-profit colleges from skirting oversight and deceiving students.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) has introduced legislation to criminalize the nefarious creation and distribution of deepfakes - hyper-realistic video or audio recordings of someone appearing to say or do something that the individual did not say or do.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) has introduced Assembly Bill 538 that will improve the availability, efficiency, and quality of medical evidentiary examinations for sexual assault survivors.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) introduced legislation enlisting medical and mental health providers in the state’s struggle to prevent firearm violence.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s first State of the State address today:

Friday, February 1, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) has introduced legislation that would allow homeless community college students to sleep in their vehicles overnight in campus parking facilities.