Families Mourn COVID-19 Deaths at Skilled Nursing Facilities While State Senate Refuses to Hear Levine Bill to Protect Vulnerable During a Pandemic

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – As COVID-19 continues to kill medically vulnerable Californians housed at skilled nursing facilities (SNF), the State Senate’s Health Committee, chaired by Senator Richard Pan (D – Sacramento) is refusing to hear legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County), which would create best practices and uniform health and safety guidelines to keep these vulnerable res

Assemblymember Levine Calls for Epidemiologist to Lead Containment of COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison

(SAN RAFAEL, CA) – With an explosion of COVID-19 positive tests in the past week from San Quentin State Prison (San Quentin) inmates and staff, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today called on Governor Newsom and leadership at the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to take immediate action to limit further infections at the prison by appointing an epidemiologist wi

After CDCR Failed to Prevent COVID-19 Spread at San Quentin State Prison, Levine Calls for Immediate Action to Contain Virus

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Following reports that at least sixteen inmates at San Quentin State Prison (San Quentin) have tested positive for COVID-19, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) renewed his call for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and San Quentin to develop site specific plans to address a COVID-19 infection surge at the prison and ensure that limi

Preparing for Wildfire Season, Levine Measure to Authorize a Public Safety Power Shutoff State of Emergency Approved by State Assembly

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Continuing his efforts to protect California families and businesses from the impacts of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to qualify a PSPS event as a local or statewide state of emergency was approved today by the State Assembly. AB 2178 (Levine) was approved on a bipartisan vote of 68 to 0.

 

Assemblymember Levine, Fellow Legislators Seek to Increase Student Vaccinations Before New School Year

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Preparing for the Fall 2020 school semester, Assemblymembers Marc Levine (D – Marin County) Rob Bonta (D – Oakland), Bill Quirk (D – Hayward), Blanca Rubio (D- West Covina) Christina Garcia (D- Downey) and Senator Richard Pan (D- Sacramento) today called on State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond to work collaboratively with school districts and parents to en