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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The California Senate passed a bill last week to allow BART to develop housing on station parking lots it owns throughout the Bay Area. Supporters of AB 2923 say it could generate up to 20,000 residential units and alleviate commuter traffic.

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Backers of a statewide system will be looking to Gavin Newsom for action should he be elected governor in November

California needs a statewide system that tracks student performance from pre-school to college and beyond, several experts and lawmakers said at a state Senate hearing on Tuesday.

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.