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


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

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

"Our public buildings should be named for people of great accomplishment, who are role models of high morals and principles. Unfortunately, some public places in California still honor Confederate leaders who attempted to break America in two to prortect their right to enslave people. I don't want to erase their names from our history books,  I just don't want our children looking up to people who fought to protect a system that treated human beings like cattle."

State Senator Steven Glazer (D-Contra Costa) to sit on G.O., Insurance and Public Safety Committees
Thursday, June 04, 2015

Sacramento – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León has announced the committee assignments for newly-seated State Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Contra Costa). Glazer will be a member of the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization, Committee on Insurance and Committee on Public Safety.

Before his election to the State Senate, Glazer served in local government as a city council member, three-time mayor of the City of Orinda, and as a senior advisor to the Governor of the State of California.

Newly Seated State Senator Steven Glazer Casts Early Vote for Local Education Funding
Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Sacramento – As the state rebounds from an era of cuts to education spending, a bipartisan coalition in the State Senate authorized new money for school transportation programs. The new money will help reimburse school districts for the money they spend on busing and transportation for students with special needs.