Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg joins Senator Leno for the 2013 San Francisco Pride Parade after monumental rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court led to marriage equality for all in California.
Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg joined Governor Jerry Brown and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez today for a signing ceremony of the Budget Act of 2013, a balanced package which pays down substantial debt, establishes a $1.1 billion reserve and makes modest but significant restorations of critical services for Californians.
My Senate Bill 753 will provide the Central Valley Flood Protection Board with greater authority to remove unauthorized encroachments on federal-state project levees. These are pictures of real-life examples of encroachments that are threatening the structural integrity of our levee systems.
California Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D - Sacramento) is joined by fellow Senators and advocacy groups at a rally to support legislation on autism and related disorders. This year, Senator Steinberg is authoring SB 126 to extend insurance coverage of autism until 2019.
Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg joined a coalition of teachers, physicians, faith-based groups, and grassroots organizers to present the California Legislature with more than 31,000 signatures calling for action to prevent gun violence by supporting the Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement(LIFE) Act.
On May 11, Senate pro Tem Darrell Steinberg had the pleasure of meeting with more than 150 Californians to celebrate passage of his landmark autism insurance mandate legislation. SB 946, which Senator Steinberg authored, will require private health plans to provide medically necessary behavioral treatment for individuals with autism. The event, hosted by California Psychcare and the Southern California Consortium for Behavior Analysis, provided an opportunity for autism advocates, consumers, families, and providers to discuss the bill’s implementation and next steps to ensure that effective autism therapy is available to all California families who are overcoming this disorder. For more information on Sen. Steinberg’s efforts related to autism spectrum disorders please visit www.senate.ca.gov/autism.