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February 17, 2022

SACRAMENTO —  With the use of biometric information in technology expanding, State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) today introduced a bill to broaden the definition of biometric information to increase privacy protection for California consumers.

February 4, 2022

HAYWARD – A 76-unit senior housing project in Hayward is receiving $41.2 million from the California Housing Accelerator program, Governor Gavin Newsom announced last night.

The Mission Paradise project is being developed by EAH Housing. It is located at 28000 Mission Boulevard and is geared toward low-income seniors, with 15 units set aside for homeless and seriously mentally ill households.

January 10, 2022

SACRAMENTO ­– State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), the chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee on Resources, Environmental Protection and Energy, issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2022-23 state budget proposal.

November 8, 2021

GLASGOW—The California Senate Delegation to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow met virtually with California-based reporters Monday to discuss their trip, how California continues to lead the nation and world in addressing the climate emergency and what they hope to learn and bring back to the Legislature for consideration in 2022.

Thursday, October 28, 2021
It is with great honor that I invite you to my State of the 10th Senate District Address and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 28th.
October 20, 2021

It is with great honor that I invite you to my State of the 10th Senate District Address and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 28th. If you've attended in the past, you know that this event is a district tradition that our community looks forward to attending every year. With ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will once again be doing this event in a virtual format.
 

October 9, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed SB 274 by State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), a bill to modernize and increase local government transparency policies by requiring local agencies to email agenda packets to people who request them. The Legislature passed the bill with bipartisan support. It is supported by media organizations, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Los Angeles Sunshine Coalition.

It is with great honor that I invite you to my State of the 10th Senate District Address and Awards Ceremony on Thursday,
October 7, 2021

It is with great honor that I invite you to my State of the 10th Senate District Address and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 28th. If you've attended in the past, you know that this event is a district tradition that our community looks forward to attending every year. With ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will once again be doing this event in a virtual format.
 

SB 531 requires assigned debt collectors to show they have authority to collect debt
October 4, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to require assigned debt collectors to provide more information to consumers and to show that they have authority to collect the debt. SB 531 was approved with bipartisan backing in the Legislature and is supported by legal service providers across the state.

September 30, 2021

SACRAMENTO – California vehicles that are exclusively autonomous will no longer need to be equipped with windshield wipers, speedometers, mirrors and other parts under a bill authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) and signed today by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 570, which was approved with bipartisan support by the Legislature, brings the vehicle code equipment list into the 21st century.