22 Pushups: Day 2

Friday, June 24, 2016

I am joined today at the Walnut Creek Veterans Memorial by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley on Day 2 of my challenge to raise Veterans’ Suicide Awareness by doing 22 pushups a day for 22 days. On average 22 veterans commit suicide every day, so we must commit ourselves to doing all that we can to ensure vital services are available to veterans.

22 Pushups: Day 1

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Today, nine fellow senators joined me after session on the floor of the Senate chambers to do 22 pushups in the kickoff to my campaign to raise awareness about suicides among veterans. An average of 22 veterans commit suicide a day, so we must commit ourselves to doing all that we can to ensure vital services are available to veterans. Participating today were Senators Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, Richard Roth, D-Riverside, Hannah Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, Ted Gaines, R-El Dorado Hills, Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, and Ben Allen, D-Santa Monica. And thanks to Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, for the pushup count.

22 Pushups Every Day for 22 Days to Call Attention to Veterans' Suicides

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Raising awareness about U.S. veterans’ suicides, Sen. Steve Glazer has accepted a challenge to do 22 pushups daily for 22 days. An average of 22 U.S. veterans commit suicide every day, a tragedy that needs our attention and care.

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Exonerate the Port Chicago 50

Monday, April 18, 2016

Senator Glazer's Floor Comments on Minimum Wage Hike

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Senator Steve Glazer voted for the minimum wage after offering these comments on the Senate floor.

BART Must Prove Fiscal Responsibility Before Taking Bond Measure to Voters

Thursday, March 24, 2016

At a press conference on Feb. 25, Sen. Steve Glazer laid out the reasons he and more than 30 other local elected officals have vowed to oppose BART's anticipated multi-billion dollar bond proposal. Sen. Glazer said BART management and employees must negotiate a new contract before the November elections, so that when the current contract expires in 2017, voters can be confident there will be no more strikes.

BART Needs to Repair Trust With Riders

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sen. Glazer spoke with KPIX reporter Phil Matier about the continuing problems commuters have experienced with BART shutdowns, saying that BART needs to repair its trust with voters before it asks the public to support a multi-billion dollar bond measure. Please click here for the report. The volume is low during the report, so you'll need to turn it up.

Unveiling of “California Promise” legislation, SB 1450

Monday, February 22, 2016

Sen. Steve Glazer unveiled his “California Promise” legislation, SB 1450, at California State University, Sacramento on Feb. 22.

It provides a new pathway to students who want to graduate in four years, including a tuition freeze, priority legislation and academic advising. Students would have to maintain a C average while taking 15 units per semester.

BART Must Negotiate Contract Before November

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

At a press conference at the Walnut Creek BART station on Feb. 3, Sen. Steve Glazer called on BART to negotiate a new contract before the November elections or face opposition to its multi-billion dollar bond proposal.