Senate leaders announce package of new bills to advance California's climate policy leadership
February 10, 2015
Sacramento – California state senators unveiled new legislation to strengthen California’s leadership in clean energy and combating climate change today at the state Capitol. The proposals call for new benchmarks for energy efficiency, pollution reduction and petroleum use.
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Sen. Wieckowski praises improved relations between U.S. and India.
January 26, 2015
SACRAMENTO – With India’s Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok, the consul general in San Francisco, in attendance, State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) joined his colleagues in supporting Senate Concurrent Resolution 3, celebrating India Republic Day, this afternoon on the California Senate floor. Republic Day commemorates the adoption of India’s constitution.
Hayward – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) will attend the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration at Chabot College’s Reed L. Buffington Visual and Performing Arts Center, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., on Monday, Jan. 19 at 4:30 p.m.
“Dr. King’s drive for freedom and equality through non-violent activism continues to inspire people around the world,” Wieckowski said. “I encourage everyone to see a local event in remembrance of his words and vision for a more just and peaceful world.”
Fremont – Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) issued the following statement on Governor Brown’s proposed budget for 2015-2016.
“Governor Brown’s proposed budget clearly shows the tremendous comeback California has made since 2010 with targeted cuts, Prop. 30 and a growing economy. Instead of a $26 billion deficit and 12 percent unemployment rate when I first arrived to the Legislature, we now have one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation, four consecutive balanced budgets and the will to confront major challenges facing our state.
Senate Pro Tem de Leon also appoints him to Business, Professions & Economic Development, and Insurance committees.
January 6, 2015
Sacramento – State Senate Pro Tem Kevin de Leon has appointed Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to serve on four standing committees, in addition to chairing the Senate Environmental Quality Committee, de Leon announced today.
Sacramento – State Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) will chair the Senate Environmental Quality Committee in the 2015-2016 legislative session, Senate President Pro Tem. Kevin de Leon’s office announced today. It is familiar territory for Wieckowski who previously served as chair of the Assembly’s Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee during his first term in the Legislature.