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California Senate President Toni Atkins Tuesday appointed state Sen. Josh Becker, D-Menlo Park, chair of the newly created Subcommittee on the Clean Energy Future.

Sierra Sun Times: Senate Resolution 47, authored by Senator Andreas Borgeas was unanimously approved by the California State Senate on September 7th. Twenty-nine members of the California State Senate co-authored SR 47, [including] Josh Becker. 

NBC Bay Area: This year, Deborah Carlino’s fifth-grade class brought their idea to their State Senator, Josh Becker. He was the one who introduced the resolution in the state Senate to make Ruby Bridges Day a statewide event. “They inspired me…these kids heard Ruby’s story. They were inspired by it and they acted on it.”

Patch: "The health and resilience of Californians and our economy depends on a clean energy future," Senator Josh Becker said. "California has a pressing need to accelerate the expansion of our clean energy supply in order to meet our climate targets."

Patch: Five climate and equity bills authored by state Sen. Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park) have either passed or are close to landing on the governor's desk after they cleared the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week.

InMenlo: Due to the pandemic Parker Brown’s Boy Scout Troop 206 isn’t currently holding group activities. But Parker’s family and friends gathered last Sunday in his Menlo Oaks backyard for his Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Among those honoring Parker was state senator Josh Becker.

Mercury News: “I’m really proud that Menlo Park has been a leader and is putting out one of the strongest climate change plans in the state,” said state Senator Josh Becker. “We’ve all seen the urgency of climate change, and we have to move faster and be bolder. The intersection with the Green New Deal in all this is that there are job opportunities as we work to make homes more energy-efficient and also move to electric appliances and green construction.”

San Mateo Daily Journal: Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, had a joint request with state Sen. Josh Becker, D-San Mateo, for $500,000 to repair and replace damage to the Pacifica Municipal Pier. The city received funding for the project through Senate Bill 129, also known as the June 28 Budget Package which was signed by the Gov. Gavin Newsom July 12.