Assembly Bill 767 Allows Counties to Increase Funding for Vehicle Theft Prevention Programs
Today Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) introduced legislation authorizing counties to increase funding for vehicle theft abatement programs. Under this bill, counties could increase their local vehicle registration surcharge from $1 to $2 per vehicle to directly fund these law enforcement programs.
Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) announced today he will introduce legislation to ensure hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" poses no threat to public health and safety.
"The oil companies promise that fracking is perfectly safe. This bill simply makes them keep that promise. Public health and safety is the state's highest priority," Levine said. "We need to end the rubberstamping of oil and gas drilling permits and put in place a process that reflects this priority. Safeguards in the fracking permit process are necessary to ensure Californians continue to have a safe water supply."
(Sacramento) – February is Black History Month. To commemorate the contributions of California's African Americans, California State Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) tells the story of Colonel Allen Allensworth in this PSA. Colonel Allensworth was born a slave, but went on to become the highest ranking African American in the U.S. military, and eventually founding his own town.
Today Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) announced his appointment to the following Assembly Committees by Speaker John A. Pérez:
Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care
Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media.
Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization
Assembly Committee on Higher Education
In addition to today's committee assignments, Assemblymember Levine will serve as the Chair of the Select Committee on Agriculture and the Environment, and as Vice-Chair of the Assembly Committee on Local Government.
Newly elected Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, is inviting his constituents in Marin and Sonoma counties to submit their suggestions regarding how state government can be improved.
Levine says, "I want to hear about your experiences with agencies and your suggestions. The world is always changing. Technology and innovation are constantly making our lives easier. It is important for government to be mindful of new ways to do its job better."