By Vera Kochan / Lamorinda Weekly
by Ryan J. Degan / Pleasanton Weekly
State Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and legislative veteran State Senator Steve Glazer met with residents in Dublin to discuss the pressing issues facing both the Tri-Valley and State. (photo by Ryan J. Degan)
On June 26, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (AD16 D-Orinda), held a press conference at Camp Arroyo in Livermore and stood with food allergy safety proponents to call attention to the growing deadly epidemic of food allergies and to urge passage of AB 1532, a bill which seeks to limit deadly allergen contaminations in restaurants and camps.
A packed house of attendees from the Lamorinda area came to hear what State Sen. Steve Glazer's and Assembly Member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's agendas were for California - and more specifically for Contra Costa County - at a Joint Legislative Town Hall hosted Feb. 28 by Campolindo High School in Moraga.
Glazer was a city council member and three-time mayor of Orinda. As senator for the 7th District, he serves Contra Costa and Alameda counties, which include 20 cities.
Sacramento – Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) successfully passed her 2 first bills out of committee last week, a notable milestone in her first legislative session, with broad bipartisan support. AB 1735 and 807 passed unanimously out of the Judiciary and Human Services committees respectively.
On June 27, 2019 at the Town Council meeting, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan shared information on the bills that she has been working on which include nine bills that have made it to the Senate. These bills focus on protecting children, victims of human trafficking, individuals with food allergies, the environment, reducing costs in the criminal justice system, and prioritizing transportation projects and ensuring they are affordable.
UC Davis students submitted a bill designed to reduce water usage on farms to the California State Assembly on Feb. 22. The bill, AB 1086, was authored and introduced by California Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan in collaboration with students.
Tammy Ma, an experimental plasma physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has been named Woman of the Year for the 16th Assembly District by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan.
by Julia Baum / Pleasanton Weekly
First-year Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) passed her first two bills out of the Judiciary and Human Services committees so far this legislative session. Assembly bills 1735 and 807 received wide bipartisan support and unanimous approval.
Bauer-Kahan said in a statement that she was "thrilled to have the support of my colleagues from both sides of the aisle" on protecting human trafficking victims and giving low-income students greater access to higher education.
Freshman legislator receives signatures on her first 3 bills on the Governor’s desk, which address deadly food allergens, gun safety and criminal justice reform