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With the election of Senate President pro Tempore Mike McGuire (D-North Coast) comes new leadership assignments in the Senate.

The Legislature is back in session, and I am in the process of introducing my 2024 legislation.

I would like to wish all of you in our community a wonderful and happy holiday season filled with family, friendship and joy!

As we head into the winter holidays, my family and I and everyone at Team Becker hope everyone in Senate District 13 had a Happy Thanksgiving filled with gratitude, love and friendship. We hope this holiday season will be a pleasant time for you and your loved ones. 

A Morning in the Life of Josh

As the 2023 California State legislative session comes to a close, I’d like to use this month’s newsletter as an opportunity to give you a glimpse into the fast-paced months, weeks, days and hours that lead up to the governor signing or vetoing thousands of bills.

On September 9, I was honored to receive the Outstanding Legislator of the Year Award from the CA County Boards of Education! We have outstanding board members in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and incredible Superintendents Nancy Magee of San Mateo and Mary Ann Deway of Santa Clara County.

Summer is quickly coming to an end, and Legislators have returned to the State Capitol for the final stretch of passing legislation before the end of the year.

Welcome to my July newsletter. It has been a busy and exciting summer so far! This newsletter contains important updates on legislation and a Presidential visit to Palo Alto.

My family and I hope you had a happy and safe Fourth of July. The Peninsula was full of Independence Day celebrations. To celebrate the founding of our great nation, my son Aaron and I had the honor of participating in the Redwood City Independence Day Parade, which was so much fun!