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Senator Corbett Hosts Summit on Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

April 15, 2014

WHO:        Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay)

WHAT:       Summit on Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

WHEN:      Wednesday, April 16th @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm

WHERE:   California State University, East Bay
                   Pioneer Heights Student Housing

Corbett Assisted Living Legislation Clears Senate Human Services Committee

April 08, 2014

SB 894 & SB 895 Respond to Valley Springs Manor Tragedy in Castro Valley

SACRAMENTO – Two important bills by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) that seek to prevent future tragedies as occurred at the Valley Springs Manor facility in Castro Valley passed from the Senate Human Services Committee today.

Senator Corbett Hosts Walking Town Hall

April 02, 2014

WHO:       Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay)

WHAT:      Walking Town Hall

WHEN:     Saturday, April 12th @ 12:00pm – 1:00pm

WHERE:    Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness
                   Visitor Center
                   1895 Geary Road

Senator Corbett Honors Kathy Morris as 10th Senate District "Woman of the Year"

March 28, 2014

SACRAMENTO—Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) on Thursday named Hayward resident Kathy Morris as the 2014 10th State Senate District “Woman of the Year.”

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Governor Signs Corbett Bill Granting Castro Valley Abbot's Final Wish

March 25, 2014

SB 124 Takes Effect Immediately

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) announces that Governor Jerry Brown signed an important bipartisan bill that will allow Archimandrite Theodor Micka, who has been the Abbot at the Holy Cross Monastery in Castro Valley since its founding, to be buried on the monastery’s grounds.

Senator Corbett Celebrates Unity Day in California

March 24, 2014

Honors East Bay Indo-American Community Activist on Senate Floor

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) today celebrated Unity Day by honoring Indo-American community activist Jeevan Zutshi, as well as several prominent dignitaries and community members from the 10th State Senate District and California, in a special ceremony on the Floor of the California State Senate.

Senator Corbett Hosts Woman of the Year Celebration

March 24, 2014

WHO:        Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay)
               
WHAT:       “Woman of the Year” Celebration Event
   
WHEN:      Thursday, March 27, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. 

WHERE:    Hayward City Hall Rotunda
                   777 B Street

Corbett Bill Allowing Abbot's On-Site Burial at Monastery in Castro Valley Approved by Assembly

March 20, 2014

SACRAMENTO –Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) announces that SB 124 passed from the Assembly today with strong bipartisan support.  This bill—if approved by both houses of the Legislature and the Governor—will allow Archimandrite Theodor Micka, who has been the Abbot at the Holy Cross Monastery in Castro Valley since its founding, to be buried on the monastery’s grounds.

Senator Corbett Hosts Senate Select Committee on Emerging Technology Hearing

March 18, 2014

WHO:        Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay)
               
WHAT:       Select Committee on Emerging Technology: Biotechnology and Green Energy Jobs Hearing
   
WHEN:      Tuesday, March 25th @ 10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m.

WHERE:    State Capitol, Room 113; Sacramento, CA 95814

Senator Corbett Responds to Chief Justice's State of the Judiciary Address

March 17, 2014

Affirms Importance of Funding the Judiciary

SACRAMENTO - Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) today released the following statement in response to Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye:

“As California continues to recover following several years of difficult cuts to the state’s judicial branch, it is clear that we are not yet at a place where we are restoring funding to ensure continued access to justice in California.”

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