eAlerts

January 15, 2021

As a parent, I’m concerned about the impacts that indefinite distance learning and social isolation are having on our children. We must reopen schools as soon as it’s safe.

One of my priorities this legislative session is AB 10, my bill requiring schools to have a reopening plan and to...

December 14, 2020

As stricter Stay-At-Home orders are needed to address the surge in COVID-19 cases, California has increased support for small businesses through new hiring tax credits, automatic sales tax relief, and increased access to capital. 

"Main Street" Small Business Hiring Tax Credit -...

November 24, 2020

I hope you were able to take some time to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. As we reflect on what is most important in our lives and look forward to the new year, I am seeking your input on California’s legislative and budget priorities for 2021.

You may have heard the latest forecast by...

November 16, 2020

As a parent of kids in local public schools, I share concerns about the mental and social-emotional health of our students, public health safety for school personnel and students, and education gaps between public and private school students. If you share my concerns or have questions, join me...

November 9, 2020

I want thank you for re-electing me to represent you in Sacramento. We’ve accomplished a lot since I first became your representative in 2012, and I’m honored you’ve entrusted me to serve a fifth term to continue making California a better place for everyone.

As soon as I’m sworn in next...

October 9, 2020

The November 2020 election is here. Due to COVID-19, all Californians registered to vote will automatically receive a mail-in ballot, which began arriving in our mailboxes over the last few days. Voting by mail is safe and secure.

If you are not registered to vote, please do so by...

October 8, 2020

The November 2020 election is here. Due to COVID-19, all Californians registered to vote will automatically receive a mail-in ballot, which began arriving in our mailboxes this week. Voting by mail is safe and secure.

If you are not registered to vote, please do so by clicking here...

October 2, 2020

The pandemic has affected the way many of us are doing our jobs. Legislating was no different. Our Stay-At-Home public health orders reduced the number of floor sessions and committee hearings we could hold, drastically limiting the proposals we could advance.

Still, we achieved...

September 10, 2020

California receives more than $400 billion in federal funding annually. With COVID-19 straining state budgets, those resources will be increasingly important over the next several years to support vital services, such as education, public safety, transportation, healthcare and more.

But...

September 4, 2020

It’s hard to believe Labor Day weekend is here. This year, it comes with an excessive heat warning from the National Weather Service, prompting a Flex Alert to be in effect starting Saturday through Monday.

That means from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm on each of those days, Californians are urged...

August 27, 2020

As a father, I became increasingly concerned with the rising number of school shootings before COVID-19 struck. Tomorrow marks a milestone in my years-long push for stronger gun safety laws. After three attempts, California is finally expanding its red flag law under my bill, AB 61, which will...

August 18, 2020

We are experiencing a historic heat wave that is forecast to impact our area and the rest of the state through tomorrow. As a result, California's electricity grid operator may call for more rolling blackouts in both San Mateo and San Francisco Counties.

Here are several steps that each...

August 11, 2020

If you are experiencing symptoms of possible COVID-19 infection or you are an essential worker, don’t hesitate to get tested. If you have health insurance, contact your primary care provider first to schedule a test. Additionally, pop-up testing is now available in the southern neighborhoods of...

May 15, 2020

Thanks to a $16.5 billion surplus, California has been able to respond to the public health crisis brought on by the coronavirus in real time. Countless needs were addressed without having to pull funds from different programs and agencies.

No one, though, could have predicted the...

May 11, 2020

Dear Friends:

Anxiety. Frustration. Depression. Anger. These and other emotions are common for all of us during these challenging times. In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, I have invited two experts for tomorrow’s Virtual Town Hall on...