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"Fair Start" legislation passed Senate Education Committee

April 09, 2014
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With research clearly showing that high quality early childhood education leads to increased student achievement and stronger economic competitiveness in the future, two measures to give all California children a fair start through expanded pre-kindergarten and preschool have been approved today by the State Senate’s Education Committee. 

Steinberg, legislators unveil First 5 new Early Education media campaign

March 12, 2014
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California’s Senate leader Darrell Steinberg, state legislators, and First 5 California unveil a new campaign to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of brain stimulation during pre-kindergarten years

Steinberg, Lara and De León Announce California Accountability in Public Service Act

March 06, 2014
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California Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) and Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today announced The California Accountability in Public Service, or CAPS Act – a package of three bills aimed at increasing transparency and accountability in political practices, including banning gifts from lobbyists.