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As you may know, March is Women's History Month. In order to honor courageous women who continue to make a positive impact in our community, I am hosting my 2nd Annual Women of the Year Ceremony on Thursday, March 30th at the Berryessa Public Library,
3355 Noble Avenue in San Jose.

The ceremony will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

This year's honorees include:

  • Anu Natarajan, former Fremont Vice-Mayor
  • Hilary Keith, Santa Clara City Librarian
  • Jean Marlowe, President of the River Oaks Neighborhood Association

The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP to my office at
(510) 794-3900 or e-mail senator.wieckowski@senate.ca.gov

I hope you can join me for this wonderful event on Thursday, March 30th.

It is an honor and a privilege to serve you in the California State Senate.

Bob Wieckowski 
Representing the 10th District


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Wieckowski wants to end tax breaks for egregious corporate misdeeds
March 22, 2017

Sacramento – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) is seeking to eliminate the ability of the worst-behaving corporations to write off on their tax returns punitive damages a court has ordered them to pay victims for egregiously and knowingly violating the law.  Wieckowski’s Senate Bill 66 passed the Senate Governance and Finance Committee this morning.

Joint hearing of Environmental Quality and Transportation & Housing committees to also get update on Fiat Chrysler investigation
March 20, 2017

Sacramento ­– A joint hearing of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee, chaired by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) and the Transportation and Housing Committee will question the chief counsel of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) on the impact of Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler emission scandals on California’s air quality and consumers.

Reports say Trump administration will lower air quality rules and revoke California's waiver authority
March 10, 2017

Sacramento – With several media outlets reporting that President Trump’s administration might revoke California’s long-standing ability to enforce tougher motor vehicle emission standards, State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) has introduced a resolution to put the California Senate on record opposing “any efforts by the current administration and Congress of the United States to deny, roll back, or otherwise undermine the waiver authority.” 

SR 27 was introduced late yesterday. 

State's legal aid funding lags behind the national average
March 2, 2017

Sacramento – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) and legal aid organizations from across California advocated for increased funding of legal services to low-income Californians today during a state budget subcommittee hearing.  With California already far below other states in funding and federal cuts looming, Wieckowski and advocates called for $30 million to raise California to the national average.

February 28, 2017

Sacramento – The California State Senate’s Environmental Quality Committee will hold an oversight hearing tomorrow to evaluate whether proposed regulations by the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) sufficiently protects children from the harmful effects of pesticides used near schools.   

San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen will deliver opening remarks
February 23, 2017

San Lorenzo – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) will honor three awardees who are making a positive impact in the 10th Senate District at his 6th Annual African American Heritage Leadership Awards, at 3:30 p.m., Friday, February 24 in the San Lorenzo Library, 395 Paseo Grande.  The awards program is part of the Senator’s celebration of Black History Month.

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