Welcome

Welcome to my legislative website. It is continuously updated so that you can stay informed about my activities as the Senator for the 7th Senate District.

It is an honor to have this opportunity to serve my community. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments, questions or concerns that you may have with the district—or with your state government.

I hope that you find this website informative and that you return regularly to see what is happening in our community

Steve Glazer 
Representing the 7th District

 


Sen. Glazer: 'Not a surprise'
Thursday, November 02, 2017

Oakland, Calif. (KTVU/Candice Nguyen) -- BART's new “Fleet of the Future” was supposed to be the biggest public transit remedy seen in years to address the Bay Area gridlock. Instead, 2 Investigates discovered that the multi-billion dollar project -- described as a “slow motion train wreck” by one lawmaker -- is facing more delays, missed deadlines, and undelivered promises by Canadian supplier Bombardier.

SB 751 would eliminate the limit on reserves for most small school districts and raise it to 10 percent for others
Thursday, October 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO – School districts will have a greater ability to manage their own fiscal affairs under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed today.

The bill, SB 751, jointly authored by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, eliminates the reserve cap for most small school districts and substantially reduces reserve fund obligations for large school districts.

Glazer released this statement:

Sen. Glazer’s provision for oversight of Bay Area transit system included in proposed measure to raise bridge tolls
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a measure that will give Bay Area voters a chance to create an independent inspector general for BART to hold the sprawling transit district accountable for its spending, service to riders, and timely delivery of capital projects.

The inspector general was proposed by state Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, as part of a bill, SB 595, by Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose) that will ask voters to raise bridge tolls to fund transportation projects designed to relieve traffic congestion in the bridge corridors.

Senator Glazer authored the language for BART oversight
Thursday, September 21, 2017

The state Senate on Sept. 14 passed legislation that will give Bay Area voters a chance to create an independent inspector general for BART to hold the sprawling transit district accountable for its spending, service to riders, and timely delivery of capital projects. East Bay Times Columnist Gary Peterson has his take here.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The following are prepared remarks by Sen. Steve Glazer at a Standing Together Interfaith service at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette, CA on August 29, 2017.

Thank you to the Interfaith Community for bringing us together tonight. Thank you to Rabbi Shanks for inviting me to share my thoughts, which I composed this morning at the dining room table.

As a child, when I listened to or read about current events and history, I would often absorb the stories during the day and dream about them at night.

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