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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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Governor Brown signaled support of SB 1069 as a way to increase affordable housing supply
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Sacramento – With strong bipartisan support the California State Senate approved a bill today by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to reduce barriers on building accessory dwelling units and expand the supply of affordable housing throughout California. SB 1069 now goes to the state Assembly.  

“These units cost less to build, are managed by a homeowner, and require no public subsidy,” said Wieckowski, a member of the Senate’s Transportation and Housing Committee.  “In fact, each unit can cost as little as 25 percent as much as a conventional infill development unit.”

May 12, 2016

Sacramento – The California State Senate passed a pair of bills today to make the binding, private arbitration process fairer for California workers and consumers by ensuring that they have access to a court reporter and cannot be forced by a corporation to travel out of state to resolve a dispute. Both bills, authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) now head to the state Assembly. 

Smaller public systems, including school districts, often lack resources to meet safety standards in the long term
May 9, 2016

Sacramento – The California Senate approved a bill today to better ensure the long-term delivery of safe, clean drinking water by public water systems, including school districts, across the state.  SB 1263 now heads to the state Assembly. 

May 6, 2016

FREMONT – Four local community leaders from Alameda and Santa Clara counties who are active in education, technology, arts, culture and the non-profit sectors will be honored by state Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) at his 6th Annual Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Leadership Awards ceremony Thursday, May 12 in Fremont.  

Domestic violence prevention executive director and co-founder of Lincoln High donation pantry will be recognized
April 27, 2016

Fremont – The executive director of SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments) and the co-founder of the Spirit of Giving Donation Pantry at Lincoln High School in San Jose are the Women of the Year in Senate District 10, Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) announced today. 

 

WHO:           Senator Wieckowski, Dr. Yassi Safinya-Davies (SAVE), Kelly Phillips (Lincoln High)

WHAT:          “Women of the Year” Awards

Consumers and employees would not be forced to travel out of state to represent themselves in binding arbitration; could have a court reporter present
April 26, 2016

Sacramento – Californians forced to resolve a dispute through private, binding arbitration would no longer be additionally forced by a corporation to travel out of state to represent themselves, under a bill by State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) that was approved today by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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