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Monday, August 20, 2012
Students introduced to new TK grade in California

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
As School Starts, CA Launches Its First New Grade Level in More Than a Century

Monday, August 06, 2012
Are you dense? Forty percent of women tested are

Monday, August 06, 2012
Are You Dense? That’s the Question on August 8th, “Are You Dense? Day”

July 2012

Monday, July 09, 2012
Simitian Explains Stance on High-speed Rail

Friday, July 06, 2012
Simitian Explains His Vote on High-Speed Rail

June 2012

Monday, June 04, 2012
Palo Alto Lawmaker’s Bill Would Restrict Use Of Red-Light Cameras

Friday, June 01, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Bill To Protect Coastal Areas

May 2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Bill To Curb Red-Light Camera Abuses

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Legislation To Protect “Renters in Foreclosure”

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Breast Cancer Detection Bill Unanimously

Friday, May 25, 2012
Seniors Honor Simitian for Financial Abuse Protections

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Budget Subcommittee To Vote Wednesday on Plan To Keep State Parks Open

Thursday, May 17, 2012
State Senate Unanimously Passes Simitian Drug Redistribution Bill

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Simitian Invites Constituents to Santa Cruz Ice Cream Social and Open House

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Simitian Holds May 22 Celebration to Honor Monique Kane, Woman of the Year

Monday, May 14, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Bill To Strengthen Hands-Free and No Texting Laws

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Simitian Named Legislator of the Year by the California Junior League

Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Senators Simitian and Evans Unveil Plan To Keep State Parks Open

Monday, May 07, 2012
Media Call 11 a.m. Tuesday: Senators Simitian and Evans To Unveil Proposal To Keep State Parks Open

April 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012
Media Call Monday: In a Deadly Year for Journalists, Simitian Honors ‘World Press Freedom Day’

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Simitian to Read to Fourth-Graders at Walter Hays School

Friday, April 20, 2012
Hearings on high-speed rail project are a study in contrasts

Sunday, April 15, 2012
Op-ed: New law expands opportunity for justice

Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Monique Kane Named 11th Senate District Woman of the Year

March 2012

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Editorial: Bill to improve chances of breast cancer detection

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Bolstered by Research Findings, Simitian Reintroduces Breast Cancer Detection Bill

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Media Call Wednesday Morning: Simitian To Reintroduce Breast Cancer Detection Bill

Thursday, March 22, 2012
What’s a Typical Day for a State Senator? Simitian to Speak to Palo Alto High School Students Friday

Friday, March 16, 2012
Simitian Named ‘Education Advocate of the Year’ for Kindergarten Law

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A win for transitional kindergarten

Thursday, March 08, 2012
High-Speed Rail Hearing To Give Public a ‘Sneak Preview’ of New Directions on Rail Plan

Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Cell phone law proves effective

Tuesday, March 06, 2012
California drivers finally put down those cellphones and are living to tell the tale

Monday, March 05, 2012
Research Confirms Effectiveness of California’s Distracted Driving Laws

February 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012
Simitian Introduces Drug Redistribution Bill To Reduce Waste, Improve Health

Thursday, February 23, 2012
Simitian Praises Attorney General’s Enforcement of Online Privacy Law for Mobile Apps

Thursday, February 23, 2012
Simitian To Unveil Prescription Drug Redistribution Bill: Says It’s “Just the Right Medicine”

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Simitian Recognized for Making a Difference for Youth

Monday, February 13, 2012
Simitian Legislation Creates Largest Coastal No-Discharge Zone in the Nation

Monday, February 13, 2012
EPA Bans Ships from Dumping Waste off State Coast

Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Editorial: Don’t Cut Funding for Kindergarten, Preschool

January 2012

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Simitian Announces Availability of Senate Fellowships

Monday, January 23, 2012
Op-ed: Let’s Work Together To Help Prevent Elder Financial Abuse

Monday, January 23, 2012
Simitian To Hold “Education Update” on K-12 Challenges

Friday, January 20, 2012
Discussing the Future of California’s High-Speed Rail

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Simitian to be Named the Power Association of Northern California’s ‘Person of the Year’

Monday, January 09, 2012
Jerry Brown’s Budget Proposes Killing Transitional Kindergarten Funds

Friday, January 06, 2012
Simitian To Be Honored as Community Media Champion

Friday, January 06, 2012
Review Urges Delay in Borrowing Billions for Bullet Train

December 2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Curbing Cough Medicine Abuse Target of Calif. Law

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Simitian Bills Become Law on January 1

Friday, December 23, 2011
Op-ed: New Law To Stop ‘Robo-tripping’ Needs a Village To Make it Work

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
First-in-the-Nation ‘Robotripping’ Law Takes Effect January 1

Monday, December 19, 2011
PG&E Restores Power to SmartMeter Protesters

Thursday, December 15, 2011
U.S. Safety Board Urges Cellphone Ban for Drivers

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
NTSB: Cell Phones Should Not Be Used While Driving

Thursday, December 08, 2011
Simitian Honors Capitola Book Café as Small Business of the Year

Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Simitian To Be Honored as “Solar Hero”

November 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011
Simitian Honors Office of Privacy Protection

Friday, November 04, 2011
California Reading Association Names Simitian ‘Policymaker of the Year’

October 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Simitian Extends “There Oughta Be A Law” Contest Deadline

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Editorial: Brown’s Veto of Mammogram Disclosure is Outrageous

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Breast Cancer Detection Bill Vetoed

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Simitian Legislation Preserves Funding for Child Abuse Prevention and Endangered Species

Friday, October 07, 2011
“Red-Light Camera” Reforms Vetoed by Governor

Thursday, October 06, 2011
Simitian Bill to Expand Small Business Loan Program Becomes Law

Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Governor Signs Simitian Bill Streamlining Environmental Review

Monday, October 03, 2011
Simitian Bill to Boost Kids’ Health Insurance Signed by Governor

September 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011
Elder Protections Made Permanent

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Simitian Announces Fall Town Hall Dates

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Op-Ed: Protect the Environment and Grow the Economy

Thursday, September 22, 2011
For the Last Time, There Oughta Be a Law

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Too Quick to Veto Hands-Free Law?

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