SACRAMENTO – A new state report released today finding that consuming synthetic food dyes can result in hyperactivity and other neurobehavioral problems in some children, demonstrates the need for Senate Bill 651 to require warning labels on products that contain the dyes, State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) said.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee today approved a bill by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to strengthen notification requirements on assigned debt collection and give consumers more rights to request information from the collectors.
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) today that cracks down on arbitration companies and businesses delaying a worker or consumer’s right to a speedy resolution to their dispute. The bill, SB 762, passed unanimously.
SACRAMENTO – State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) SB 274, a bill to modernize local government transparency policies by requiring agencies to email agenda packets to people who request them, passed today out of the Senate Governance and Finance Committee with bipartisan support. The bill is supported by the Los Angeles Sunshine Coalition and a number of media organizations.
SACRAMENTO – As more cars become equipped with in-vehicle cameras capable of recording the interior of the vehicle cabin and the actions of the driver, consumers face another threat to their privacy in a place where they might spend a great deal of their time every day.
My office will be co-hosting a workshop with Golden State Opportunity, Assemblymember Bill Quirk and Assemblymember Alex Lee that will highlight and explain the recently approved Golden State Stimulus.
SANTA CLARA – The Covid-19 pandemic has not diminished Sandra Dailey’s passion for cooking. After leaving a successful biotech sales and marketing career, the Santa Clara resident opened her own catering company and built a roster of corporate clients including eBay, Apple, Google and Intel. But once the pandemic hit, Dailey, the founder and CEO of Sandi’s Cobbler Cups, knew she had to pivot.
SB 38 would create consumer-friendly system with expanded access to return containers
March 15, 2021
SACRAMENTO – With fewer locations available for California consumers to recycle beverage containers and redemption rates plummeting in the state, the Senate Environmental Quality Committee today approved SB 38, a bill by Sen. Bob Wieckowski to transform the broken system by shifting more responsibility onto beverage distributors and increasing locations where consumers can return their containers.
Expanded $573 million package builds on Governor's $323 million proposal
March 2, 2021
Sacramento – The state Senate Budget Subcommittee on Resources, Environmental Protection and Energy approved a $573 million proposal on early action wildfire budget issues today, expanding on Governor Newsom’s request for $323 million in funding in this year’s budget. The early action wildfire package will be part of negotiations with the Assembly and the Newsom administration.