Sen. Bob Hertzberg talks about his return to Sacramento, the Legislature and tax reform, including both his plan and President Obama’s

Caucus public affairs show conducts Q&A with elected ‘freshman’

PHOTO CAPTION: Sen. Bob Hertzberg, left, with Senate Spotlight host Brian Green. (Photo by Diana Crofts-Pelayo). 

January 20, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bob Hertzberg, a former Assembly Speaker who won a San Fernando Valley senate seat last November, today participated in a segment of the ‘Senate Spotlight’ public affairs program, where he provides an overview of his return to the Legislature and tax reform, including the broad goals for middle-class tax reform President Obama is expected to talk about tonight in his annual State of the Union Address. 

Watch and listen to the 15-minute “Senate Spotlight” video, hosted by Brian Green of the Senate Majority Caucus HERE  or at In addition to YouTube, this segment will soon be aired on CalChannel and affiliated cable providers statewide. Check local listings for times. 

For more, including a Fact Sheet on Hertzberg’s tax-reform plan, Senate Bill 8, visit Hertzberg’s Web site at the address below.

Bob Hertzberg, chair of the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance, represents nearly 1 million San Fernando Valley residents of Senate District 18, which includes part of Burbank and the following communities in Los Angeles: Arleta, Granada Hills, Hansen Dam, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills, North Hills, North Hollywood, part of Northridge, Pacoima, Panorama City, Sherman Oaks, Studio city, part of Sun Valley, Sylmar, Toluca Lake, Valley Glen, Valley Village, Van Nuys, the city of San Fernando and Universal City. See a district map HERE or at  After serving in the Assembly from 1996-2002, including two years as Speaker, Hertzberg built an international renewable energy business; invested in solar, wind and electric-car projects; and worked for structural changes in government through two civic groups: California Forward and the Think Long Committee of California. More HERE or at

Communications Director
Sen. Bob Hertzberg, Senate District 18
Capitol Building, Room 4038
Sacramento, Calif. 95814
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