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


Latest News

August 26, 2015

Sacramento – Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León and representatives of consumer organizations spoke in support of  the Economic Equity and Financial Stability Initiative, a three-bill package, authored by Wieckowski, to reform California’s bankruptcy and debt collection laws to help low-income families get back on their feet.  A representative from Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office also attended in support of the package.

August 24, 2015

Sacramento – Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León will join Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) and representatives of legal aid centers, labor and consumer organizations Tuesday in support of the Economic Equity and Financial Stability Initiative, a three-bill package to reform California’s bankruptcy and debt collection laws to help low-income families get back on their feet.

Who:               Senator Bob Wieckowski, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, Ted Mermin (East Bay Community Law Center), consumer advocates

SB 28 addresses high percentage of plea bargaining in domestic violence cases
August 7, 2015

Sacramento – Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill, SB 28, by state Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to make it more difficult for abusive spouses who plead no contest to domestic violence charges to receive temporary or permanent spousal support in divorce proceedings. 

SB 594 improves child safety by requiring uniform and complete evaluations
July 17, 2015

Sacramento - A bill by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) aimed at eliminating faulty and incomplete child custody evaluations was signed yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown.  SB 594 improves child safety and court efficiency by requiring uniform and complete investigations that meet mandatory minimum standards of practice. 

SB 641 grants important due process rights to consumers as states fight abusive, unfair practices
July 14, 2015

Sacramento – Less than a week after the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 47 states announced a settlement forcing JP Morgan Chase to stop collecting on 528,000 accounts due to inaccurate information, robo-signing documents without proper verification and selling faulty, uncollectable debt, the Assembly Judiciary Committee passed a bill today by Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to allow California victims of unfair debt collection practices to have their chance in court to set aside a default judgment wrongfully attached to their name.

SB 246 creates new program to coordinate state, regional and local adaptation efforts
July 13, 2015

Sacramento - Addressing a need to improve coordination of how California adapts to climate change, the Assembly Natural Resources Committee passed SB 246 by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) today.  The bill creates the Climate Adaptation & Resiliency Program and is supported by several environmental organizations, and the Little Hoover Commission, which cited the need for a more unified approach in a 2014 report after a year-long study.

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