SB 822 (Wiener) and SB 460 (de Leon) will be amended today to link to one another and be complementary, while retaining full net neutrality protections contained in the two bills
June 18, 2018
Sacramento - Today, Senators Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) announced that they are joining their respective net neutrality bills - SB 822 (Wiener) and SB 460 (de Leon) - to form one unified legislative effort to pass strong net neutrality protections in California. The two bills are being formally linked to one another so that both must be signed into law for either to take effect.
AB 931 changes the standards when law enforcement officers can use lethal force
June 12, 2018
Sacramento– Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) issued the following statement regarding Assembly Bill 931, by Assemblymembers Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento):
“Too many people, particularly young black men, are being shot by law enforcement officers. We must reduce the number of police shootings, which we can do without impairing the ability of our officers to keep our communities, and themselves, safe.
“Legalizing cannabis was step one,” he says. “There’s going to be significant cannabis-related policy work happening for years and years. I’m confident that it will be a central issue in the legislature every year. It’s definitely an issue that’s important to me, that’s important to San Francisco, and that we’ve got to get right.”
“The FCC’s action left a huge void with real-life ramifications in terms of the [internet service providers] being able to pick winners and losers on the internet, which is exactly what net neutrality prohibits,” Wiener said in a phone interview with The Hill.