Press Releases

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Senator Glazer and Assembly member Berman to hold hearings to examine needed changes in wake of recently concluded recall election

Sacramento – The California Legislature’s two leading members on election issues on Wednesday announced a coordinated effort to examine reforms to California’s recall election system.

Friday, April 16, 2021
Senator Glazer’s Constitutional Amendment would increase student representation on Board of Regents

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steve Glazer, D-Contra Costa, today unveiled the Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 to strengthen the influence of students on the University of California (UC) Board of Regents by adding a second voting student member to the Board.

Thursday, April 01, 2021

ORINDA – Senator Steve Glazer, D-Contra Costa, announced today that he has added a district representative to his staff.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Contra Costa County – On Thanksgiving eve, BART announced a tentative labor contract with their represented groups, after secret negotiations were held during BART Directors’ campaign elections.

Friday, October 30, 2020
Praises new IG fraud hotline

ORINDA – Senator Steve Glazer, D-Contra Costa, on Friday called on BART’s management and board to embrace the transit district’s first Inspector General’s efforts to look for waste, fraud and abuse in the sprawling agency.

Friday, August 14, 2020
Senator Urges Final State Assembly Passage of Bill to Raise Fines for Short Term Rentals


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steve Glazer, D-Contra Costa, released this statement on the Senate’s consideration of ACA 5:


I have fought all of my life to try to ensure that no one was discriminated against because of race, sex or national origin.

Monday, June 22, 2020
Halloween Mass Shooting in Orinda Sparked Senator Glazer's SB 1049, Which Would Deter Unsafe Behavior

SACRAMENTO – The Senate on Monday approved Senator Steve Glazer’s bill to deter people from taking advantage of short-term rentals to host disruptive and unsafe house parties.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senators Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, and 15 other Bay Area legislators on Wednesday urged Gov.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senators Steve Glazer, D-Contra Costa, and Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, unveiled legislation on Wednesday to help Californians deal with some of the worst effects of power outages until PG&E and other utilities can ensure that they can keep the lights on during da