Recent News in the 13th District

February 27, 2015

Daily Journal: With Californians reportedly spending disproportionate amounts of their income on housing and a growing scarcity of affordable places to live in the Bay Area, local legislators are cautiously optimistic about a package of legislation proposed to address the statewide crisis.

February 27, 2015

Inquirer.Net: A bill to ensure the proper use of antibiotics in California nursing homes has been introduced in the State Legislature, following the recent disclosure that drug-resistant bacteria may have infected as many as 179 patients at a Southern California medical center and is suspected in at least two deaths at the facility.

February 23, 2015

Daily Journal: As questions surrounding the impacts using of recycled tires on synthetic turf fields surface, the San Mateo City Council is treading carefully as it plans a multi-million dollar revamp of Los Prados Park.

February 21, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has terminated its longtime campaign to promote the use of recycled tires on artificial turf fields and playgrounds, amid growing concern from critics in California and elsewhere who fear the material poses a health risk to people.