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Sen. Bob Hertzberg bill would help prevent water shortages

September 3, 2015

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate approved and sent to the governor a Sen. Bob Hertzberg plan to require regional water-management officials to report the vulnerability of their water systems to an earthquake.

Van Nuys Democrat talks about his pending major bills

August 26, 2015

Here are Sen. Bob Hertzberg’s top bills when session resumes Monday

August 12, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Reducing traffic fines, protecting the environment and providing incentives for attorneys to perform legal help for working residents are among the proposed laws Sen. Bob Hertzberg will be pushing when this year’s legislative session resumes Monday.

Here are some of the top bills the Van Nuys Democrat hopes are approved and sent to the governor prior to the Legislature’s scheduled Sept. 11 adjournment:

Bill would require local government agencies to catalog, report collected data

July 15, 2015

SACRAMENTO – A plan by Sen. Bob Hertzberg to require local government agencies to make public catalogs of software systems passed its final Assembly policy test 7-0 today.

Sen. Bob Hertzberg seeks to streamline process, protect coast at no taxpayer expense

July 14, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Heeding arguments that California’s beautiful coastline will continue to face grave threats from oil spills and leaks, an Assembly policy committee today approved a plan by Sen. Bob Hertzberg to make it easier to convert old oil rigs into artificial reefs and end off-shore oil production.

Action marks second time in two weeks policy panels approve Sen. Bob Hertzberg bill

July 13, 2015

SACRAMENTO – For the second time in as many weeks, a key Assembly policy committee today approved a revised traffic-fine bill by Sen. Bob Hertzberg to improve access to the courts for Californians seeking to contest minor traffic infractions.

Program would be funded by unclaimed funds to help public-interest law

July 7, 2015

SACRAMENTO – In an effort to help low-income Californians have greater access to equal justice, a plan by Sen. Bob Hertzberg to use unclaimed funds to help attorneys practice public-interest law today passed its first Assembly policy test.

“The cause is just and the price is right,” Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, said before the Assembly Judiciary Committee approved Senate Bill 134 on a bipartisan vote. “The impact on low-income communities having true access to justice is nothing less than extraordinary.”

Comments came during the first Special Session hearing by the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure July 2, 2015

July 6, 2015

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Honor recognizes efforts to reduce disparities in mental health care

July 2, 2015

SACRAMENTO – In recognition of his efforts to champion greater access to mental health care, Sen. Bob Hertzberg received a first-ever leadership award from a statewide advocacy group.

Sen. Bob Hertzberg measure would help working Californians

June 30, 2015

SACRAMENTO – A key California Assembly policy committee today approved a revised traffic-fine bill by Sen. Bob Hertzberg to improve access to the courts for Californians seeking to contest minor traffic infractions.

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