Media

December 21, 2017
Dear Friends: Welcome to my website! It is an honor to serve as the State Senator for the 1st District. This site will be continually updated to provide you with the latest developments in Sacramento as well as important updates on issues of concern to our district. My staff and I are devoted to...
August 28, 2017
Dear Friends: Welcome to my website! It is an honor to serve as the State Senator for the 1st ​District. I’d like to talk to you about cap-and-trade, a massive energy tax passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor in July 2017. I put together this short video to demonstrate how cap-and-...
July 21, 2017
Dear Friends: Welcome to my website! It is an honor to serve as the State Senator for the 1st ​District. I’d like to talk to you about the new gas tax. Approved in May 2017 by the Governor and Legislature, Senate Bill 1 imposes $52 billion in permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists. We...
May 3, 2017
Dear Friends: Welcome to my website! It is an honor to serve as the State Senator for the 1st District. I’d like to talk to you about the fire tax. Approved in 2011 by the Governor and Legislature, this marks the sixth year bills have hit the mailboxes of approximately 800,000 Californians, many of them in my Senate District. I have been opposed to the fire tax since day one and put together this short video to demonstrate just how ridiculous it is.