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Senator Ellen Corbett Invites Public To 2013 Holiday Open House

December 03, 2013

Please Join Senator Ellen Corbett for a Holiday Open House

  • Enjoy the season
  • Meet your neighbors
  • Bring your ideas for a better community
  • Learn about some of the new laws that will affect all Californians in 2014
  • Discuss the upcoming legislative year
  • Learn more about Covered California

Friday, December 6, 2013 @ 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Fremont Family Resource Center

39155 Liberty Street; Pacific Room

Fremont, CA

Dessert & refreshments will be provided.

Senator Corbett Encourages Participation In 2013 Women Veterans Survey

November 18, 2013

Survey Available on CalVet, Senator Corbett Websites

SACRAMENTO –Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) invites all women veterans in the Bay Area and throughout California to participate in the important biennial 2013 Women Veterans Survey.

Senator Corbett Deeply Saddened By Typhoon Haiyan, Encourages Support for Relief Efforts

November 18, 2013

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) remains profoundly concerned and saddened by the destruction of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) that recently devastated the central region of the Philippines.

Senator Corbett to Introduce Legislation to Prevent Future Assisted Living Facility Tragedies

November 12, 2013

Bill Addresses Needs Highlighted in Valley Springs Manor, Castro Valley Case

SACRAMENTO – Following the tragic situation at the Valley Springs Manor in Castro Valley in late October, Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) today announced that she will introduce legislation that will bolster the facility inspection and complaint investigation process, as well as ensure a comprehensive plan that addresses the immediate and long term needs of assisted living residents following a facility closure.

Senator Corbett Named County Veterans Service Officers' 2013 Legislator of the Year

November 07, 2013

Honored for Supporting California’s Veterans, CVSO’s

Senator Corbett Applauds End of BART Strike

October 22, 2013

Thanks Management, Labor Representatives for Collaboration

SACRAMENTO - Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) issued the statement below following the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) tentative agreement reached last night:

“As the State Senator representing thousands of East Bay and Tri Valley residents impacted by the BART strike, I would like to thank the riders and the rest of the traveling public for their patience.  I would also like to sincerely thank management and labor representatives for all of their hard work in negotiating the final resolution.”

East Bay Legislators Urge BART Agreement Today

October 21, 2013

(Oakland, CA) – Assemblymembers Rob Bonta, Bill Quirk, Nancy Skinner, and Bob Wieckowski and Senators Ellen Corbett and Loni Hancock released the following statement on the ongoing negotiations between BART and its employees:

Governor Signs Corbett Limo Safety Bill

October 11, 2013

SB 109 Ensures Passengers Can Safely, Quickly Exit Limos in Emergencies

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) announces that Governor Jerry Brown today signed a critical limousine safety bill that increases the number of required exit points in the passenger compartment of these vehicles.

Governor Signs Corbett Bill Protecting Military / Veteran Emblems

October 10, 2013

SB 272 Passed Legislature With Strong Bipartisan Support

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Governor Jerry Brown approved bipartisan legislation increasing protections against the deceptive use of military emblems to make it seem like military or veteran service organizations endorse financial products or services.

Senators Corbett and DeSaulnier Host Artist of the Year Celebration

October 08, 2013

WHO:        Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay)
               
WHAT:       “Artist of the Year” Celebration
   
WHEN:      Wednesday, October 16th @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm

WHERE:    Museum on Main
                    603 Main Street

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