In the News

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Sen. Glazer: census is important to understand the depth of homelessness

Monday, January 29, 2018
Sen. Glazer helps out with gathering census

The annual homeless count in Contra Costa County has begun. Workers and volunteers traipsed through brush and visited transients on the streets, encampments and at shelters to get an accurate tally of how many people may be in need of resources.

Monday, January 22, 2018
Sen. Glazer: No confidence in new timeline for rollout of more cars

 

By Candice Nguyen

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

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.

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

The state Senate passed legislation on Sept. 14 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.

Friday, June 30, 2017
Project nears completion, thanks to collaboration between City of Orinda, various agencies and residents

 

Sink Hole

Monday, March 13, 2017

State Assemblywoman Catharine Baker is a rare bird: a living, breathing Bay Area Republican elected representative in a sea of Democratic blue.

Friday, February 24, 2017
State Assemblywoman Catharine Baker and Senator Steve Glazer set example for rest of country

We need to bridge this partisanship divide in Washington and in our State Capitol. These joint town hall meetings with Assemblywoman Catharine Baker and me are genuine conversations about the issues of the day in a bipartisan way.

Friday, December 16, 2016
The California bank refused to appear before Sen. Glazer's Banking Committee

When Wells Fargo refused to appear before my Senate Banking & Financial Institutions panel to answer questions about their scandal, they reminded me of another bad corporate actor: Enron, the last corporation that refused to testify at a Legislative committee.

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Wells Fargo fraud has resulted in $185 million in penalties so far. But has the Bank taken steps to hold those accountable? My hearing of the Senate Banking Committee yesterday revealed that over 480 Branch Managers were also fired for engaging in illegal behavior.