SB 474 (The BASIC Act) would reduce the markup of products sold at prison canteens, which can exceed 63% to 200% above market value
SB 362 Will Let Californians Take Control of Their Personal Information and Require Data Brokers to Delete Our Data upon Request
SACRAMENTO, CA—Today Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park) announced that California’s leading agency charged with protecting consumer privacy rights, the California Privacy Protection Agency, supports SB 362, The Delete Act, which allows Californians to hit the “delete” button when it comes to a data broker’s ability to collect, maintain and sell their personal information.
After months of budget negotiations, Senator Becker successfully secured millions in state funds to support local projects in Senate District 13
SB 362 Will Let Californians Take Control of Their Personal Information and Require Data Brokers to Delete Data
Bills improve criminal justice system by expanding jail facility standards for incarcerated individuals and protecting juveniles from unnecessary detention
SACRAMENTO, CA—The Assembly Public Safety Committee today voted unanimously to approve two bills authored by Senator Josh Becker (D – Menlo Park).
SACRAMENTO, CA—After months of extensive budget negotiations, the Senate and Assembly announced an agreement on the 2023-24 fiscal budget, which protects the progress that California has made in previous years by preserving critical services, upholds California values, and implements responsible budget practices. This agreement satisfies the Legislature’s constitutional mandate to adopt a responsible and balanced budget for the fourth largest economy in the world.
SACRAMENTO—Today the California State Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development voted unanimously to approve Senate Bill 341, authored by State Senator Josh Becker, which would stop penalizing/disadvantaging developers who bring affordable housing to, and the low-income families who need affordable housing in, less housing-friendly jurisdictions when these developers apply for affordable housing funding.