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Senator Corbett: Rape Kits Audit Findings 'Call to Action' to Protect Victims, Ensure Justice

October 09, 2014

State Auditor Highlights Several California Entities with Rape Kit Backlogs

SACRAMENTO - Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) issued the following statement after the California State Auditor today released an audit report regarding the backlog of untested rape kits in California:

Governor Signs Corbett Bill Protecting Assisted Living Residents

September 29, 2014

Valley Springs Manor Tragedy Impetus for SB 895

Governor Brown Signs Corbett Bipartisan Community Smart Growth Bill

September 25, 2014

SB 674 Helps Communities Better Plan, Respond To Local Needs

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Governor Jerry Brown signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) to support the development of projects that encourage locating businesses and services closer to the daily needs of local residents.

Senator Corbett Hosts 2014 Habitat Means Home Poster Contest Awardees Celebration

August 28, 2014

WHO:        Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D—East Bay)
               
WHAT:       2014 “Habitat Means Home” Poster Contest Awardees Celebration
   
WHEN:      Thursday, September 4th @ 4:00pm – 6:30pm

WHERE:    Office of Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett

Assisted Living Resident Protection Bill Clears Final Legislative Hurdle

August 27, 2014

SB 895 Urgently Needed To Prevent Future Valley Springs Manor Tragedies

Corbett Prescription Label Bill Heads To Governor's Desk

August 26, 2014

Patient-Centered Prescription Label Legislation Protects Patients

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) that requires the California Board of Pharmacy (Board) to reveal information that will help improve the health and safety of patients in California passed its final hurdle in the Legislature today and now proceeds to Governor Jerry Brown for consideration.

Bill Addressing Outdated History Education Standards in California Passes Senate

August 26, 2014

SACRAMENTO – An important bill that updates the outdated history-social science content standards in K-12 education passed from the California State Senate earlier today and now advances to the Governor for consideration.

Assisted Living Resident Protection Bill Passes Assembly Floor

August 26, 2014

Valley Springs Manor Tragedy Highlights Need for Assisted Living Legislation

Corbett History Education Accuracy Bill Clears Assembly

August 25, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay), an important bill that updates the outdated history-social science content standards in K-12 education passed the full Assembly earlier today with strong bipartisan support.

Assembly Approves Corbett Prescription Label Bill

August 21, 2014

SB 204 Proceeds to Senate for Final Legislative Approval

SACRAMENTO – An important bill by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) that requires the California Board of Pharmacy (Board) to reveal information that will help improve the health and safety of patients in California passed from the California State Assembly earlier today.

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