Press Releases

Friday, September 1, 2017

(Sacramento)- AB 725 authored by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) advanced from the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bill prohibits individuals from smoking on California’s state beaches and state parks.

Park visitors come from around the world to enjoy California’s natural resources and protected land. Unfortunately it is common to find cigarette butts discarded on beaches or around popular areas in state parks. In fact, cigarettes are the most common form of litter, and are improperly disposed of 65 percent of the time.

Monday, August 21, 2017

(Sacramento)- AB 297, authored by Assemblymember Marc Levine, (D-Marin County), advanced from the Senate with bipartisan support. The bill allows local wineries to donate wine to the California Wine Center at Museum on the Square in Downtown Santa Rosa which will educate visitors about Sonoma County’s world class wines.

“Sonoma County produces some of the best wines in California. The California Wine Center will provide opportunities for tourists to learn about our wine growing region,” said Assemblymember Levine. “I’m proud to help Santa Rosa and make sure visitors to the California Wine Center can learn about Sonoma County’s history and have the opportunity to taste Sonoma’s wine.”

Monday, August 21, 2017

(Sacramento)- Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) introduced House Resolution HR 51, which condemns the White Supremacist rally that occurred in Charlottesville last week and celebrates the diversity and equality of Californians.

“President Trump validated white supremacists in Charlottesville by blaming all sides, placing Neo-Nazis on the same moral ground as advocates for equality.  There is no moral equivalency for white supremacists and Americans fighting for peace and equality,” said Assemblymember Levine. “Racists are solely responsible for the violence in Charlottesville and the President was wrong to suggest otherwise.”

Monday, August 21, 2017

Bill advanced from Senate with bipartisan support

(Sacramento)- AB 89, authored by Assemblymember Levine, (D-Marin County), was approved by the Senate today with bipartisan. The bill requires applicants for licensure with the California Board of Psychology to complete a minimum of six hours of coursework on suicide prevention.

“AB 89 will require all psychologists demonstrate they have met a minimum threshold for suicide assessment and intervention coursework or training,” said Stephen C. Phillips, the President of the California Board of Psychology.  “As in many other regards, it is incumbent upon psychologists to lead the way in promoting the highest standards of care for Californians.”

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The California Legislative Jewish Caucus condemns the violent and hateful message espoused by participants of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Last weekend, white supremacist groups in Charlottesville took us back to the 1920s when a small group of people marched in Germany blaming Jews and immigrants for society's problems.  Less than two decades later, Adolf Hitler's hateful ideology resulted in the Holocaust -- the targeted genocide of Europe's Jews, killing six million -- and the deaths of millions of others targeted because of their identity.

Friday, August 11, 2017

What:            Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) will host a Community Forum with Mill Valley Seniors for Peace to discuss issues facing California and the 10th Assembly District. 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) joined the bipartisan majority of legislators in approving landmark climate change measures, Assembly Bill 398 and its companion legislation Assembly Bill 617. AB 398 and 617 will balance our economic, health and environmental concerns as California works to reach its 2030 climate targets and improve the lives of all residents. "Climate change is THE existential threat to Mother Earth," Assemblymember Levine said.