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


Thursday, November 19, 2015

Sen. Steve Glazer shepherded AB 229, a bill allowing state employees to use ride-sharing and home-sharing services, through the Senate on a 25-11 vote. Here is the debate that preceded the vote.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown calls himself the Capitol’s brooding omnipresence. We suggest another moniker: turkey bill killer, not to defame the noble bird.

He probably should veto many bills sent to him at the end of the legislative sessions. We don’t need hundreds of new laws. Although this is by no means a comprehensive list, we offer four that he should relegate to the dustbin:

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article35508057.html

Monday, August 31, 2015

Assembly debate and floor vote on Senate Bill 539 by Senator Steven Glazer (D-Contra Costa) during Assembly Session. The bill was presented on the Assembly floor by Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber (D-Chula Vista). Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) also spoke in support of the legislation.

Monday, August 24, 2015

"School districts should be allowed — nay, encouraged — to save money for lean times. That’s why the statewide battle over school district budget reserves is so baffling."

Read more: http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/editorials/article/School-districts-should-be-able-to-build-reserves-6458178.php

Monday, August 24, 2015

"State legislators and Gov. Jerry Brown are playing an irresponsible game of financial chicken with local school districts....

Finally, a bipartisan group of legislators has proposed a compromise. The effort is led by state Sens. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, and Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, with support from Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen of Modesto and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, R-Dublin.

SB 799 addresses union claims that some districts are hoarding money, yet allows them to maintain minimally acceptable reserves." 

Monday, August 24, 2015

"California's newest state Senator, Steve Glazer from Contra Costa County, told a gathering convened last week by California Forward and the Independent Voter Project that he would not have run for the Senate nor would he have won if it were