Press Releases

Thursday, January 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, released this response today to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal:

Thursday, December 20, 2018

ORINDA – The state’s top political watchdog on Thursday asked local district attorneys and the attorney general to prosecute BART for its illegal use of public funds for political purposes.

Monday, October 01, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California will become the first state in the nation to give small business owners the same protections that Truth in Lending laws have given consumer borrowers for more than half a century, under legislation signed Sunday by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – “I have serious concerns about the federal government’s consideration of a massive immigrant detention camp at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – “The American labor movement has been an important force for securing and protecting the rights of working people.

Friday, June 08, 2018

SACRAMENTO – “In today’s budget agreement, Governor Jerry Brown and Legislative leaders made a good start in committing to full funding for the California State University and University of California.

Monday, March 12, 2018
Senators, Students, Faculty Call for Full Funding, Tuition Freeze

SACRAMENTO – A broad, bipartisan coalition of legislators, students and faculty are calling for full funding and a tuition freeze for students at the California State University and the University of California at a Capitol news conference today (Monday, March 12).

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).