Senator Bob Hertzberg

Meet Senator Bob Hertzberg

Senate Majority Leader Emeritus Robert Hertzberg was first elected to the California State Assembly in 1996. He then served as the 64th Speaker of the California State Assembly, unanimously elected by both parties in 2000 and 2001. After his tenure as Speaker, Hertzberg set out to the private sector as a clean energy entrepreneur and in 2014, he returned to state government when he was again elected to represent nearly 1 million people in the San Fernando Valley in the California State Senate.

Hertzberg is known for taking on the biggest and most challenging issues facing California, and for brokering some of the toughest negotiations. In the words of one veteran Sacramento columnist, he is “an intense bundle of energy, an all-night negotiator.” The Los Angeles Daily News said he, “has relentless dedication and indefatigable energy...he has a reputation for integrity and perseverance.” The Los Angeles Times said: “He is a high velocity wonk; he loves big ideas and will flesh out every one of them if you give him a chance.”

 

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November 18, 2022

First off, I want you to know you can always reach out to me at Bobhertzberg1@gmail.com.

Second, it has been almost exactly two years and eight months since I sent out my first e-newsletter to you on March 17, 2020.  That date might ring a bell.  It was four days after the start of the Covid-19 lockdown. We had all just entered into a scary, lonely and unprecedented epoch – not knowing how long it would last, whether we would live or die, nor how we would get food and other necessities.  Everyone worried about their employment status, with some of you having already been laid-off. There was no map to follow.  I knew that I had to reach out to you and provide you with accurate, timely and vital information to help you navigate the unchartered waters.

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All of us are aware that part of the experience of living in California is wondering when the next Big One may hit. After two deadly San Fernando Valley earthquakes – the 1971 Sylmar-centered tremblor that killed 64; and 1994 Northridge shaker that left 57 dead – it’s understandable why many of us are worried that we or our loved ones will someday have to suffer through another such tragedy. 

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