Press Releases

Friday, February 16, 2018

SACRAMENTO – First responders would be able to apply mouth-to-snout emergency care for Fido, Sparky, Fifi, Tigger, or Rover – or any dog or cat under duress – without fear that their heroic efforts would be met with legal action under a bill Sen.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Bill Doubles Tax Credit, Which Hasn’t Changed Since 1979

Sacramento, CA – State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) introduced legislation that will help financially strapped California renters get some relief from rising housing prices by doubling the size of the state’s renter’s tax credit.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
State Could Offer Portable Plans to New Employees

SACRAMENTO – New state employees would be free to opt out of the state pension plan and choose a self-directed and portable retirement plan instead under legislation introduced today by State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda).

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Voters will have opportunity to approve SCA 9 on June 2018 ballot

Statement from Sen. Glazer

SACRAMENTO – I want to thank Gov. Jerry Brown for signing SB 558, which allows the Secretary of State to place my rainwater recycling measure on the June 2018 ballot.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Sacramento – California’s growing pension liability is threatening California’s economic future, unless elected leaders show the courage to take on needed reforms, according to Sen.

Monday, December 18, 2017

SANTA MONICA, CA – Remedial education reform can be a critical component to improving four-year college graduation rates, if steps are taken to ensure students get the proper support, according to CSU officials, education experts, faculty and students who testified Monday at a he

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

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

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

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.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sen. Glazer’s Senate Joint Resolution 15 (2016) (29-3-8 in the Senate on June 30, 2016; 59-7-14 in the Assembly on June 26, 2016) called on the U.S.

Friday, June 02, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Senate Bill 562, the proposal to create a single-payer health care system for California, has the best of intentions.

But I could not support it today because it was premature.