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Effort by Sen. Glazer leads to $366,000 in new striping, warning signs for bicyclists
Monday, October 03, 2016

The steep, narrow and scenic roads of Mount Diablo State Park attract growing legions of bicyclists, but they ride in danger of colliding with cars — especially on the many blind curves.

New Pathway for California State University Students to Graduate in Four Years
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sacramento, CA – Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 412, Sen. Steve Glazer’s California Promise, a landmark bill that will pave a new pathway for more California State University students to graduate in four years.

Senate Bill 412 would create new pathways to on-time graduation for CSU students
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sen. Steve Glazer on Tuesday, Aug. 30, laid out his vision for putting hundreds of thousands of California State University students on the pathway toward four-year graduations.

One of the more significant higher education reforms in recent years, Glazer’s “California Promise” bill (Senate Bill 412), was approved 39-0, and now awaits the governor's signature.

Key to keeping student debt down is graduating -- and the faster the better, college president says
Monday, August 22, 2016
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

How would you like to make tens of thousands of dollars on top of your regular salary? All you have to do is get a job at BART, according to a report by KPIX Channel 5.

Sacramento Bee editorial: Legislation to help some students graduate on time fails, amid California Faculty Association opposition; Senate Education Committee rejects legislation, as two Democrats vote ‘no’ and two duck the vote
Thursday, April 21, 2016

This Sacramento Bee editorial chronicles a disappointing setback with my California Promise legislation, but my effort to help students to graduate in four years will continue on.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

“These weapons of war don’t belong in our communities.” Sen. Steve Glazer, to the Senate Public Safety panel before it approved the measure he coauthored with Sen. Isadore Hall. Read the Los Angeles Times article here.

Bay Area News Group story on Sen. Glazer's California Promise legislation, Senate Bill 1450
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Katy Murphy of the Bay Area News Group wrote this story on my bill, SB 1450, to improve four-year graduation rates at California State University. Only 19% of CSU students graduate in four years, 25 percent below the national average. My bill offers a tuition freeze, priority registration and advising to students who maintain 30 units per academic year and a minimum GPA.

The story ran in the Contra Costa Times, San Jose Mercury News and Oakland Tribune.

Sen. Glazer op-ed in the Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Pact would keep labor strife at bay for five years; more actions needed to fully restore public trust
Tuesday, April 12, 2016