SACRAMENTO – Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) bill to eliminate a housing loophole that allows charter cities to reduce sites zoned for affordable housing, even if the action is inconsistent with the cities’ adopted general plans, was signed today by Governor Jerry Brown. SB 1333 is supported by housing advocates who at a time when the state is in the middle of a severe affordability shortage want all cities to do their fair share to end the crisis.
South Bay will benefit from levee enhancements, marsh restoration, extension of Bay Trail
September 24, 2018
SACRAMENTO – A crucial Bay Area project to protect residents and businesses from sea level rise and intense storms will now be eligible to receive state flood control reimbursements funds under Senate Bill 881, authored by Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), and signed Saturday by Governor Jerry Brown.
It is with great honor that I invite you to my State of the 10th Senate District Address and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, September 26th. 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. In addition to my annual report on our accomplishments in Sacramento this session, I will recognize twelve Local Hero Award winners selected from throughout the 10th Senate District. We hope you are able to join us for this very special evening.
FREMONT – Governor Jerry Brown today signed legislation by State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to relinquish a stretch of State Route (SR) 84 to the city of Fremont, which has plans to make a variety of improvements to the route. Under SB 989, the portion of SR 84 between I-880 and Mission Boulevard will be turned over to the city.
SB 1244 stems from school district's attempt to recover almost $500,000 from a requester who refused to return documents mistakenly released by the district
September 17, 2018
SACRAMENTO – State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) bill to protect people who request public records under the California Public Records Act from having to pay the attorneys fees of a public agency was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown. Supporters of Senate Bill 1244, including the California News Publishers Association (CNPA), said the bill is necessary to ensure access to public records.
SACRAMENTO – Speaking at a series of events affiliated with the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco this week, Senator Bob Wieckowski, chair of the California Senate’s Environmental Quality Committee, highlighted important steps the Golden State is taking to work with local districts to improve air quality, cut greenhouse gas emissions tied to moving, treating and delivering water, address sea level rise, base policies on sound science, and construct climate smart buildings.
SACRAMENTO – State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) bill requiring attorneys to inform their clients of all confidentiality restrictions related to mediation and to obtain written disclosure that the clients understand them was signed today by Governor Jerry Brown.
Shoreline Project will protect businesses, homes against storm surges, sea-level rise; extend Bay Trail
August 30, 2018
SACRAMENTO – A bill to provide state funding to a crucial flood control project in the South San Francisco Bay was unanimously approved by the California Senate today and will go to Governor Brown for his signature.
SACRAMENTO – With California in a severe housing crisis, a bill eliminating a loophole that allows charter cities to undermine the state’s housing element law was approved today by the state Assembly. SB 1333, authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), now heads back to the Senate where it is expected to win final passage.
SACRAMENTO – The state Assembly today approved a bill by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to rein in election abuses in California’s more than 55,000 homeowner associations (HOA). Senate Bill 1265 now heads back to the Senate for a concurrence vote before being sent to Governor Brown.