Press Releases

Assemblymember Levine Calls for $10 Billion Wildfire Budget Action to Increase Defensible Space and Lower Insurance Premiums

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – As Governor Newsom prepares for his May budget revision with estimated surplus funds potentially exceeding $68 billion, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D - Marin County) today announced a $10 billion budget request that would invest $5 billion to incentivize home hardening in high wildfire risk areas and an additional $5 billion to establish a

Assemblymember Levine Introduces Legislation to Restore Ethics and Transparency at the Department of Insurance

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Amidst continuing failures by the Department of Insurance (Department) to maintain public access to government records and efforts to limit public disclosure of communications between insurance industry advocates and the Department, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today announced a legislative package designed to restore ethics and transparency

Levine Legislation Will Offer All Californians High Quality Homeowners’ Insurance and Fund Home Hardening

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – As homeowners across California continue to find their property insurance policies cancelled or struggle to find affordable, comprehensive property insurance, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today announced legislation that will require mandatory issuance of homeowners’ insurance and establish a grant program to harden residential properties in

Levine Bill to Increase Medi-Cal Access and Quality Care Approved by State Assembly

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – As California debates the prospect of universal healthcare, the California State Assembly today showed bipartisan support of legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to expand access to medically necessary services to anyone enrolled in the state’s Medi-Cal program.

Who Protects and Profits from the Polluters? Levine Bill will Expose Insurance Ties to the Fossil Fuel Industry

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – With the impacts of the climate crisis being felt across California and around the globe, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) today introduced legislation to require insurance companies operating in California to disclose investments in fossil fuel-related​ entities and the fossil fuel-related companies and projects it underwrites or otherwise​ insur