Press Releases

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Passes First Bills off the Assembly Floor Focusing on Gun Safety and Protections for Human Trafficking Victims

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

AB 1735 & AB 1292 received unanimous, bipartisan support and  head to the Senate for consideration

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) passed the first two bills of her freshman legislative session out of the Assembly unanimously. These bills focus on gun safety and expanding protections for human trafficking victims.

“I’m thrilled to have such overwhelming support from my colleagues on my very first bills heard on the Assembly Floor. California is one step closer to giving much needed protections to human trafficking victims and to closing significant loopholes in the current practice on how firearms are transferred” said Bauer-Kahan.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Passes Her First 2 Bills out of Committee with Unanimous and Bipartisan Support

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) successfully passed her 2 first bills out of committee yesterday, 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.


Thursday, March 7, 2019

(Sacramento) - Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D 16) announced the first hearings of the newly created Select Committee on Women’s Reproductive Health will focus on the federal government’s attack on reproductive health.  

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Announces her 2019 Woman of the Year – Dr. Tammy Ma

Monday, March 4, 2019

(Sacramento) – Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) announced her Woman of The Year for the 16th Assembly District, Dr. Tammy Ma. Dr. Ma is an experimental plasma physicist at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).  She graduated from Caltech with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering (2005), then received her M.S. (2008) and Ph.D. (2010), both from the University of California, San Diego.

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Announces Her 2019 Legislative Package

Friday, February 22, 2019

(Sacramento) – Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) announced her legislative bill package for 2019.   Assistant Speaker pro-Tempore, Bauer-Kahan has constructed a comprehensive bill package that touches on a diverse set of issues, including the environment, education, gun safety, and public safety, as well as protections for human trafficking victims and concerns brought directly to her from her constituents. These bills bring essential change and transparency to existing programs and laws while working to build a better California.

Bauer-Kahan Takes Oath as Newest Assemblymember for District 16

Monday, December 3, 2018

(Sacramento) – Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) took the oath of office to serve as the Assemblymember for the 16th Assembly District today in a ceremony at the California State Capitol. The oath was administered by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. The 16th Assembly district incorporates the communities of Dublin, Lafayette, Livermore, Orinda, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Danville, Alamo and Moraga.