Press Releases

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Just over a week after the Centers for Disease Control announced suicide death rates have risen significantly since the late 1990s, and following the tragic losses of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain, lawmakers in Sacramento on Monday approved a bill by Assemblymember Marc Levine that would require marriage and family therapists, educational psychologists and other mental health professionals to receive suicide prevention training.

Monday, June 18, 2018

(Sacramento) – The California State Legislature extended the Film Tax Credit as part of the 2018-19 State Budget on Monday.

Assemblymember Marc Levine, D-Marin County, issued this statement on changes to the program designed to encourage post-production and special-effects work:

“Post-product production is a critical part of the film-making process. By emphasizing the importance of keeping this work in California, the Film Tax Credit will provide a healthy incentive for entertainment companies to keep these good jobs right here at home.”

Thursday, June 7, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Marc Levine recognized Undocufund for Fire Relief in Sonoma County on Wednesday as the North Bay’s 2018 Nonprofit of the Year. The California State Assembly annually recognizes nonprofits for their valuable contributions at both the local and state level.

Friday, June 1, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law a bill by Assemblymember Marc Levine written to ensure the independence and impartiality of an oversight panel that will be created if voters approve a toll hike on the ballot next Tuesday.

Friday, June 1, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – With strong bipartisan support, the state Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that could combat sexual harassment and eating disorders in the entertainment industry.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Every egg produced or sold in California would be cage-free by 2024 under a bill approved by the state Assembly Wednesday on a 72-2 vote.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Responding to a disturbing spike in hate rhetoric and anti-Semitism, the State Assembly voted overwhelmingly with unanimous bipartisan support to demonstrate its commitment to Holocaust education Tuesday and called on Congress to urge Poland to abandon a gag rule that seems to encourage revisionist history.