Welcome

Welcome to my legislative website. It is continuously updated so that you can stay informed about my activities as the Senator for the 10th Senate District.

It is an honor to have this opportunity to serve my community. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments, questions or concerns that you may have with the district—or with your state government.

I hope that you find this website informative and that you return regularly to see what is happening in our community

Bob Wieckowski 
Representing the 10th District


Featured Video

Senator Wieckowski talks SB 308 bankruptcy reform with Time Warner Cable’s Local Edition

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

In this video, Senator Bob Wieckowski describes how SB 308 will help homeowners, especially seniors, the blind and disabled, keep their homes when they are in financial distress due to a sudden job loss or rising medical bills.  The bill is supported by AARP, Congress of California Seniors, Consumers for Responsible Lending, Attorney General Kamala Harris, State Treasurer John Chiang, Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma and a large number of  labor and legal organizations. 

Latest News

June 22, 2016

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) honored the Tri-Cities Ecology Center (TCEC) as the Nonprofit of the Year for Senate District 10 at the California Nonprofits Day celebration in the State Capitol today.  Nonprofit leaders from across the state were recognized on the Senate and Assembly floors.

TCEC, an all-volunteer organization, has played a large role in southern Alameda County environmental issues since 1971 when it opened a local recycling center.

California employees, consumers would not be forced to travel out of state in private, forced arbitration; could have a court reporter present
June 21, 2016

Sacramento – A bill by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to protect Californians from two of the worst clauses in employment and consumer contracts passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee this afternoon.  The committee also approved another Wieckowski bill to ensure consumers have access to a court reporter in forced arbitration proceedings.

June 16, 2016

Sacramento – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) issued the following statement on the Legislature’s approval of the 2016-2017 California state budget.

“This budget reflects the priorities and values of Californians by increasing investments in K-12 education, offering increased access to our higher education system, addressing factors that trap low-income households in poverty, all while building up our Rainy Day fund and paying down state debts.

June 15, 2016

Sacramento ­– State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D - Fremont) bill to eliminate unnecessary restrictions and unfair fees on building accessory dwelling units in California, passed out of the Assembly Housing & Community Development Committee this morning with bipartisan support.  The bill, which has strong support from affordable housing advocates, businesses and environmental organizations, now heads to the Assembly Local Government Committee.

SB 1263 improves oversight to ensure smaller agencies can provide safe, clean drinking water to all customers, including schools
June 14, 2016

Sacramento – A bill by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to better ensure that small, public water agencies are able to provide long-term delivery of safe, clean drinking water passed the state Assembly’s Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee today.  SB 1263 will next be heard in the Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee on June 28.

June 10, 2016

Sacramento – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), a leading advocate for increasing legal aid funding in California, today applauded the Legislative Budget Conference Committee’s decision to make a one-time $5 million funding boost to the state’s Equal Access Fund, a fund used to provide legal services to some of the state’s neediest residents. 

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