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Senator Corbett Hosts District Mobile Office Hours

June 20, 2013

WHO:        Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay)
WHAT:       10th State Senate District – Mobile Office Hours
WHEN:      Saturday, June 22nd @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

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Legislation Extending Support for Victims Passes Assembly

June 20, 2013

SB 130 Advances to Governor Brown for Consideration

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay), which expands the list of criminal charges for which a prosecuting witness may have a support person present while testifying, passed out of the California State Assembly earlier today with strong bipartisan support.

Legislation Enabling Local Economic Development Projects Passes Senate Committee

June 18, 2013

SCA 9 Empowers Local Communities to Address Urban Blight

SACRAMENTO – Senate Constitutional Amendment 9, legislation lowering the voter approval threshold from two-thirds to 55% for economic development special taxes, passed the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee today.   

Assembly Committee Approves Corbett Online Consumer Protection Bill

June 18, 2013

SB 46 Supported by California Attorney General’s Office

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) announces that the Assembly Judiciary Committee passed an important bill protecting online consumers earlier today with unanimous bipartisan support.  SB 46 strengthens computer account protections for the public by requiring that the state and any person or companies operating in California who maintain computerized data about their clients or customers to notify them when a security breach is discovered.

Bill Protecting Struggling Homeowners, Borrowers Passes Assembly Judiciary Committee

June 18, 2013

SB 426 Builds Upon Previous Corbett Anti-Deficiency Protection Legislation

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) announces that the Assembly Judiciary Committee passed SB 426 today.  This important bill clarifies and strengthens existing deficiency protections for borrowers who face ongoing mortgage debt problems after losing their homes in foreclosure. 

Corbett Limo Safety Bill Passes Assembly Committee

June 17, 2013

SB 109 Provides Passengers With Exit Routes in Emergencies

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) announces that the Assembly Transportation Committee passed SB 109 today.  This important bill enhances limousine safety in California by increasing the number of required exit points in the passenger compartment for these vehicles.

Senator Corbett Honors Hindu American Awareness and Appreciation Month

June 17, 2013

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

Senator Corbett Votes to Pass On-Time Budget

June 14, 2013

Budget Passage Meets June 15th Constitutional Deadline

SACRAMENTO - Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) issued the following statement after the Senate passed a balanced budget by the June 15th deadline:

Senator Corbett Honors PTR Manufacturing in Union City as "Small Business of the Year"

June 13, 2013

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) on Monday named PTR Manufacturing, Inc. as the 2013 10th Senate District “Small Business of the Year.”

Senator Corbett Honors Philippine Independence Day

June 13, 2013

SCR 47 Recognizes Filipino-American Contributions in California

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) today recognized the 115th anniversary of Philippine Independence, as well as the ongoing contributions of Filipino-Americans in California, on the Senate Floor. 

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