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July 1, 2020

SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement regarding COVID-19, its impact on California’s prison population, and the transfer of incarcerated individuals into ICE detention facilities. He will speak today on this issue at the Senate Public Safety Committee Hearing at 9am, which can be seen live here.

Senator Wiener said: 

June 30, 2020

PG&E Public Utility ‘Backstop’ Bill Passes Senate, Awaits Newsom’s Signature - (California Globe - June 30)

On Monday, the Senate passed a bill that would turn PG&E into a non-profit, public utility should the company fail to emerge from bankruptcy.

A possible state takeover of PG&E

June 29, 2020

Pink Triangle Lights Up Twin Peaks - (Bay Area Reporter  - June 29)

The crowd was smaller than previous years because of the coronavirus pandemic, but LGBTQ community leaders and others braved the wind high up on Twin Peaks Boulevard June 27 for the 25th annual lighting of the pink triangle.