Press Releases

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.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Senators Glazer and Hill co-author legislation to increase cap for reserve funds from 6% to 17%

Sacramento, CA – Local school districts would have more flexibility in managing their own money during economic downturns under legislation approved on Monday by the Senate.

Friday, April 07, 2017
Cites failure to ensure reliable transit and ineffective use of funds

I want to thank Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, Sen. Jim Beall and Gov. Jerry Brown for their hard work in addressing the problem of crumbling roads and aging transportation systems.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
To Improve Facilities on CSU and UC Campuses

Sacramento -- For the first time in more than a decade, California voters would have the opportunity to approve higher education bonds to improve facilities on California State University and University of California campuses under legislation introduced Thursday by joint authors Sens.

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Asking President Obama to Exonerate Port Chicago 50

Walnut Creek, CA – Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, will call on President Barack Obama to exonerate the Port Chicago 50, African American sailors wrongly convicted of mutiny in Concord, CA, during World War II.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Sen. Glazer honors Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern for developing critical first responder platform

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
SB 412 offers priority registration and academic advising to students

Sacramento, CA – The Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Sen. Steve Glazer’s groundbreaking legislation to smooth the way for California State University students to graduate in four years.