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Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Shares Personal Memories of 9-11

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Bill Focused on Expediting Transportation Projects Signed into Law by Governor Newsom

Thursday, September 12, 2019

AB 1475 provides options for Regional Transportation Agencies to streamline projects, allowing for a proven, cost saving delivery method for transportation projects

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan had her bill AB 1475 signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom – her fifth since taking office. AB 1475 allows Regional Transportation Authorities (RTA) to utilize an innovative method for transportation projects. 

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Aims to Strip DeVos’ Protections of For-Profit, Predatory Online Out-Of-State Colleges

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

AB 1344, which enhances State oversight and establishes protections against online college scandals and issues of accreditation, heads to Governor Newsom

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Bill to Protect Children Caught in Custody Battles From Predators Is Sent to Governor

Monday, September 9, 2019

 AB 1165 seeks to make comprehensive criminal background checks mandatory for all individuals who work as paid visitation monitors for family visitations

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan: A new voice in Sacramento

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan: A new voice in Sacramento

Assemblywoman reflects on first months in office, goals for year ahead

By Jeremy Walsh / Pleasanton Weekly

These early days of September represent a critical time for the State Legislature, with final deliberations on the floor in each house on pending bills ahead of the Sept. 13 deadline to pass legislation for the governor's consideration.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Bill Addressing Lapses in Coverage for Californians Using Covered California Heads to Governor’s Desk

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Despite Federal attacks, AB 1309 aims to help in the continued success of California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act, provides 15 extra sign-up days and eliminates lapses in coverage for new enrollees

(Sacramento, CA) – Moments ago, Assemblymember Bauer- Kahan’s (D-Orinda) AB 1309 passed off the Assembly floor and now heads to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. AB 1309 shifts the existing open enrollment period by 15 days, and eliminates lapses in coverage for those who purchase health insurance through the Covered California Health Exchange or the individual health exchange market.

Bauer-Kahan scores triple legislative victory in Sacramento

Thursday, August 15, 2019

by Julia Baum / Pleasanton Weekly

Three bills written by Tri-Valley Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) were signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom this week.

The newly chaptered pieces of legislation by the freshman Assembly member cover gun safety, criminal justice reform and food allergens.


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