Press Releases

Friday, February 04, 2022
Greater transparency is the key to a more equitable school system

SACRAMENTO – Three legislators on Friday introduced a bill to close a loophole used by school districts to get around public disclosure requirements for posting their salaries through the State Controller’s office.

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Three state senators have introduced legislation to bolster the free press that is one of the pillars of American democracy.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Focused on poorest renters and single parents. Last changed in 1979

SACRAMENTO – Low-income California renters who have been drowning in unaffordable housing costs would see much-needed relief under a bill unveiled Wednesday by State Senator Steve Glazer (D-Contra Costa) and co-authors representing more than one-third of the Legislature.

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.