Press Release

Thursday, May 16, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In the wake of several natural gas pipeline disasters, the California State Assembly today unanimously approved AB 1166 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D- North Bay) to 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 available to public or private excavators. The measure was approved on a 74 to 0 vote.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – The California State Assembly today approved ACR 51 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County), which commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Built eastward from Sacramento via the Central Pacific Railroad and westward from Council Bluffs, Nebraska via the Union Pacific Railroad, the railroads merged at the historic golden spike ceremony in Promontory Summit, Utah on May 10, 1869.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to prohibit mobile data service providers from limiting internet traffic to first responders during an emergency has been unanimously approved by the California State Assembly. The bipartisan 68 to 0 support for AB 1699 (Levine) is the latest action by the California Legislature to ensure that first responders are given unfettered access to cellular data, which is a critical tool to protect the lives and property of all Californians.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to prohibit mobile data service providers from limiting internet traffic to first responders during an emergency has been unanimously approved by the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee. The bipartisan 11 to 0 support for AB 1699 (Levine) is the latest action by the California Legislature to ensure that first responders are given unfettered access to cellular data, which is a critical tool to protect the lives and property of all Californians.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019