Information on the Coronavirus/COVID19 outbreak is changing often. At present, the risk to Californians remains low. The state is working to ensure public agencies have all the resources they need to minimize the spread. In addition, all Californians are urged to take precautions like they would during flu season to stay healthy.
Election reform and boosting voter turnout are key legislative priorities for me. Since I arrived in Sacramento in 2012, I have authored eight bills designed to modernize and reform the elections process, including proposals to improve transparency, make sure every vote counts and increase voter participation.
Conversations with Kevin - Welcoming new State Senator Josh Becker
Conversations with Kevin begins with special guest, our new State Senator Josh Becker, on Wednesday January 28, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. streamed on FaceBook Live and also here.
Conversations with Kevin is a new way for me to communicate with you. I will be having an ongoing series of conversations with people of interest. I look forward to starting this effort by getting to know our recently elected State Senator Josh Becker, representing the 13th Senate District,
“While every budget cycle presents its unique issues, the 2021-22 budget negotiations will happen within the context of a global pandemic and deep recession. These times demand an aggressive response to these historic challenges. While I applaud the Governor's interest in funding small business assistance and economic recovery as well as green infrastructure, I am currently working on a bond package much broader in scope to properly address climate resiliency which is of huge importance to San Mateo County and our region.
Critical healthcare research data will be protected
Sacramento - Governor Newsom has signed AB 713, by Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, which will protect health care operations from unintended consequences related to the implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
The late great Congressman John Lewis, whose life was honored last month, first rose to prominence in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963. In his speech that August day in front of the Lincoln Memorial he thundered, “Wake Up America! Wake Up! For we cannot stop, and will not and cannot be patient.”
America is in a “Wake Up” moment. There’s no question that 2020 has been a year that was unexpected and a year we might like to forget. In reality, it’s a year we MUST remember. A bright light is shining on this nation’s inability to properly deal with a deadly virus that we cannot see, as we struggle through an emotionally charged election year where the fissures and fault lines in American society are on display for all to see.
17 year-olds who turn 18 by the General Election would be allowed to vote in Primary Election
Sacramento – ACA 4 a measure authored by Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin is headed to the November ballot. It only allows 17 year-olds who will be 18 by the general election to vote in the corresponding primary.