Levine Calls for Creation of Public Administrator for PG&E

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – As Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) second Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) continues to leave millions without power, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today announced urgency legislation to authorize the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to temporarily appoint a Public Administrator to oversee the management of PG&E.

Levine Calls for Utility Regulator to Continue Robust Oversight of PG&E

(SAN RAFAEL, CA) – Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today called on the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to identify additional tools that may be necessary to increase oversight of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), including use of embedded regulators to build public confidence in the short term and long term administration of these essential utility services.

Levine, Hill Call for Swift Investigation of Mysterious High Gas Prices

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) and State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) today applauded Governor Gavin Newsom’s action requesting an investigation of a “mystery surcharge” in the state’s retail gas prices by Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

As Millions Face Blackouts & Fire Threats, Levine Bill to Require Emergency Evacuation Routes Signed Into Law

(Sacramento, CA) – A day after the two year anniversary of the North Bay fires in Lake, Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 747 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D- Marin County), which will require cities and counties to include evacuation routes in their general plan, in order to save lives and improve first responder access during an emergency.

After PG&E Falsified Records, Levine Measure to Improve Underground Gas Pipeline Safety Signed Into Law

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In the wake of several natural gas pipeline disasters, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 1166 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D- North Bay) into law, which will require natural gas utilities to supply “electronic positive response” to regional utility notification centers before excavations.  Regional utility notification centers are then required to make those responses ava