Recent News in the 13th District

August 21, 2014

Mercury News: Legislation that could mean greater public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County cleared its final legislative hurdle on Thursday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.

August 21, 2014

Daily Journal: Legislation aimed at reinstating public access to the contested Martin’s Beach is a step closer to arriving on the governor’s desk after narrowly being approved on the Assembly Floor Wednesday despite lobby efforts funded by the property owner.

August 21, 2014

The Almanac: Good news hails from Sacramento in the form of two bills successfully sponsored by Sen. Jerry Hill. Both are important first steps in reining in the overuse of antibiotics in an effort to control the growing health crisis that results from that excess; the bills now are headed for the governor's desk after approval with no opposition in both the Senate and the Assembly.

August 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Questionable campaign practices at the state and local level prompted state lawmakers to approve three reform bills Monday.