Press Releases

Thursday, February 27, 2020

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Encouraging communities to take proactive steps to reduce wildfire risk, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) has introduced AB 3258, which would require property insurance providers to take into consideration local government investments in wildfire prevention when determining insurance rates.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Furthering his commitment to fully fund K-12 education in California, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) today introduced legislation to eliminate the state’s decades old average daily attendance (ADA) funding formula and replace it with funding based upon student enrollment.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Marc Levine (D- Marin County) today released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s State of the State Address.

“Governor Gavin Newsom didn’t mince words when it came to the need for immediate action to address California’s housing and homelessness crisis. This bold agenda will require a shared commitment to listen to the voices of the North Bay and communities across the state, while working collaboratively to find sustainable solutions to this crisis. There is no time to wait. We must act now.”

Friday, February 14, 2020

(Sacramento, CA) – Think your DNA is private and secure? Think again. Following Assemblymember Marc Levine’s (D-Marin County) successful 2019 legislation to protect the privacy of Californians’ passport and biometric data, Levine today introduced AB 2301, which would add “genetic information” to the state’s data breach notification law.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

(Sacramento, CA) – Leading efforts to expand urgent after care for thousands of Californians experiencing a mental health emergency, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) today introduced AB 2242, which would require an appointment with a licensed mental health provider within 48 hours for any individual being released from an involuntary psychiatric hold.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

(Sacramento, CA) – Continuing his efforts to protect California families and businesses from the impacts of Planned Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) today introduced a legislative package that will prioritize public safety during a PSPS, help state and local governments better respond to a PSPS event and ensure that PG&E and other utilities are making necessary investments to reduce the risk of future wildfires, which often contribute to a PSPS event.

Friday, February 7, 2020

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – With nearly 60,000 California children suffering from epilepsy, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D- Marin County) and Assemblymember Blanca Rubio (D- West Covina) today introduced legislation to ensure that children with epilepsy can remain safe and thrive in the classroom. AB 2116, known as the Seizure Safe Schools Act, will provide teachers, school employees, students and parents with important information and common tools necessary to help a student suffering from an epileptic seizure.