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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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April 20, 2015

Fremont – The California Energy Commission awarded approximately $7.3 million in grants to companies in Senator Bob Wieckowski’s 10th Senate District to modify a manufacturing facility in Milpitas, design and build microgrids at three Fremont fire stations and to test and demonstrate a solar hybrid system with advanced storage to produce on-demand solar electricity. 

Wieckowski leads bipartisan effort to boost Equal Access Fund by $15 million
April 14, 2015

Sacramento – A bipartisan group of 28 state legislators have signed onto a letter urging Governor Jerry Brown to increase funding for legal aid.  Years of diminishing funds have reduced access to legal aid services at a time when the number of Californians eligible for the services has increased by 20 percent.

April 10, 2015

Hayward – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) will host his 4th Annual African-American Heritage Leadership Awards Ceremony, Sunday at the Matt Jimenez Community Center in Hayward.

“The individuals and organization I am honoring at this event have given their time and energy to helping others within our Senate district,” Wieckowski said.  “They have demonstrated that anyone at any age can commit to improving the lives of people in the community.  Through education, inspiration, compassion and imagination they have assisted students, seniors and complete strangers.”

Senators Wieckowski and Pavley say the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources' lack of action threatens groundwater supplies
March 10, 2015

Sacramento – The chairs of the state Senate’s Environmental Quality and Natural Resources and Water committees said lax oversight by the state division in charge of overseeing the Underground  Injection Control Program has unnecessarily jeopardized the public’s health and safety by increasing the risk of groundwater contamination from oil and gas waste disposal wells.

March 6, 2015

Sacramento – Sen. Bob Wieckowski and Sen. Fran Pavley will co-chair a joint oversight hearing of the Senate Environmental Quality, and Natural Resources and Water committees Tuesday to focus on groundwater protection in the wake of acknowledgements that several oil and gas-related injected wells were improperly sited and pose a risk of contaminating quality groundwater used for drinking water and agricultural purposes.

Low-income consumers are often victimized by industry's deceptive tactics even when they have not incurred the debt.
March 6, 2015

Sacramento – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) is seeking to protect consumers from unscrupulous debt-buyer practices by closing a loophole in existing law that prevents consumers from challenging the validity of a default judgment in court once the debt is older than two years, even if they don’t owe the money.  

SB 641 would allow consumers, in limited circumstances, the opportunity to file a motion to set aside a default judgment over two years after it has been entered.

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